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Colts Stay On Top Of Their League

October 10th, 2013
Carrying through-the-roof confidence and the skills to back it up, the Half Hollow Hills West boys soccer team has an undefeated record in League VI this year. Having won eight games and tying two, the Colts continue to be ...

Field Hockey Gets Fiesty

October 10th, 2013
With a record more impressive than seven other teams in League I, the Northport field hockey team is enjoying the view from atop this season. The Lady Tigers (5-3) are fourth overall, just one win shy of tying for ...

Homecoming Spirit Propels Wildcats To Win

October 10th, 2013
For a homecoming game, a larger number of fans in addition to a desire for a perfect end to special day puts more pressure on the home team than a normal game. Luckily for the Walt Whitman Wildcats, that ...

The Fantasy Coach

October 10th, 2013
Every week, managers of Fantasy Football address multiple decisions to their rosters. My goal is to take my 12 years of Fantasy sports experience and present an abstract view on Fantasy news. Check back every week for “The Fantasy ...

A Central School District Divided

October 10th, 2013
Although there was no special red tape marking which side of the auditorium Chestnut Hill and Signal Hill parents should sit, there might as well have been. A divided audience filled more than 200 seats in the Candlewood Middle ...

Teen Cut Off At School Board Meeting

October 10th, 2013
When time came for the public portion of the Northport East-Northport Board of Education meeting on Monday, 14-year-old Christian Ranieri was prepared with a speech. Ranieri, who is diagnosed with a high-functioning form of autism, took a stand at ...

Friends Remember A Life Cut Short

October 10th, 2013
The sudden death of a 23-year-old Huntington Station woman has Suffolk County Homicide detectives searching for the cause of her “suspicious” passing. The body of Sarah Strobel was found abandoned in a preserve last week. Det. Lt. Jack Fitzpatrick ...

Small Pockets, Big Dreams

October 10th, 2013
Picture this—a coming out story parody in which the confessor is not admitting his homosexuality to staunchly conservative parents, but is a vegetable-loving vegan revealing his secret to his father, a bovine-loving butcher. Three Northport High School alumni hope ...

Stars Shine For Coltrane Home

October 10th, 2013
The stars came out for the first big fundraiser to benefit the John Coltrane Home in Dix Hills this past Sunday, led by guitar legend Carlos Santana. Santana, a veteran of Woodstock and arguably one of the most influential ...

‘Boats Mean Votes’ At Yacht Club Debate

October 10th, 2013
It’s an old saying in Huntington – “boats mean votes.” And it’s a point that Jackie Martin, the commodore of the Greater Huntington Council of Yacht and Boating Clubs, was all too happy to remind 10 candidates for town ...