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The Dix Hills Roots Of Writer Djuna Barnes

November 14th, 2013
These days a lot of attention is being paid to the preservation of John Coltrane’s house in Dix Hills as a tangible reminder of the presence of one of the most noted 20th-century American artists who lived for a ...

Interior Designer Inspires With Creative Flair

November 14th, 2013
It’s beauty on the inside that counts, and Claudia Dowling Interiors in Huntington village has been turning heads in Huntington for over 25 years. The custom interior designer, who renovates and installs living spaces from bedrooms to living rooms ...

Home Is Here For World Wrestler

November 14th, 2013
Huntington is home to many impressive people, and one of them is the professional wrestler who is currently ranked eighth in the world. Anthony Schettino, who recently wrestled in the Veterans World Championships in Bosnia, is a native of ...

Commack Football Heads To Semifinals

November 14th, 2013
Commack football continued its undefeated season on Saturday afternoon with a first-round Divison I playoff win against Brentwood. The game was neck-and-neck until its last second. No. 1 Commack knew that No 8. Brentwood would not go down without ...

Blue Devils Upend Hauppauge In Quarters

November 14th, 2013
The Huntington High School football team established its ground game early in Saturday’s Suffolk Division III quarterfinal game and went on to defeat Hauppauge 35-14 before a crowd of 800 at Blue Devil Field. Troy Greene rushed 22 times ...

The Fantasy Coach

November 14th, 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 ...

Mixed Feelings At PTA Meetings

November 14th, 2013
Chestnut Hill Elementary Parent Teacher Association (PTA) members last week offered a platform in which they promised unity and collaboration with other parent groups in preparing for their school’s closure next year. But moments after the PTA’s co-presidents pitched ...

Sudden Closure For Costermonger

November 14th, 2013
Costermonger owners Elizabeth Benson and Noel Dumaurier have shuttered the doors to their 139 Main St. business, often referred to as “The Barn,” in downtown Northport village, leaving nearby business owners with questions about their seemingly sudden abandonment after ...

Whitman Grad Wins ‘Jeopardy!’

November 14th, 2013
A 2000 Walt Whitman High School graduate is a contestant on the hit ABC game show “Jeopardy!”, competing in the two-week Teachers Tournament. Patrick Dillon, a 31-year-old music and chorus teacher at Munsey Park Elementary School in Manhasset, won ...

State Ed Commish ‘Schooled’

November 14th, 2013
According to 20th century philosopher William Butler Yeats, education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. Whether intended or not, New York State Education Commissioner Dr. John King lit the fire of more ...