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There’s ‘Snow’ Stopping It

January 24th, 2014
As quickly as the snow piled up on Tuesday, so, too, did the traffic for commuters heading home in the middle of the blizzard. Trips that usually took 20 minutes stretched to up to three hours for some, especially ...

Graffiti Makes Mark On East Northport

January 24th, 2014
A pair of graffiti incidents in East Northport are being described by a leader of the East Northport Chamber of Commerce as unusual, but not particularly alarming. Suffolk County police were called to Wilson Street at 10 p.m. Jan. ...

Homeless Moved From Rotondo Site

January 24th, 2014
Town workers took down a steel structure being used by homeless men for shelter behind the Huntington Station library in early December, town officials and a Family Service League executive have confirmed. A corrugated steel recycling building on the ...

Concerns Over OTB, Housing Plans

January 24th, 2014
A civic group is urging the Town of Huntington to keep an eye on a large residential-commercial development in nearby Plainview and possible OTB casino gambling facilities on the Route 110 corridor, which they say could result in big ...

Family Ignites Fight For Safer College Housing

January 24th, 2014
Two years to the day after his daughter Kerry Fitzsimons and two of her roommates died in a fire in off-campus housing at Marist College, the pain Bobby Fitzsimons and his family feel is still raw. As he spoke ...

Lighting A Firey Debate On The Smoking Age

January 24th, 2014
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) representatives said on CNN Friday that raising the minimum age to purchase cigarettes and tobacco products is one way to prevent young people from picking up the habit. And for Suffolk Legislator William Spencer ...

Pollo Campero Rules The Roost

January 24th, 2014
If you ask for it, Pollo Campero will come. Pollo Campero Regional Manager Ana Epps said consumer demand in nearby restaurants for a new Huntington Station location got their attention, and they followed through on that clamor when they ...

Side Dish

January 24th, 2014
REDEFINING HAPPY HOUR: Brio Tuscan Grille at Walt Whitman Shops is redefining the “happy” in happy hour with its new Bar Brioso program, which launched on Jan. 13. Bar Brioso features a large selection of Brio’s signature dishes and ...

Karmin: Duo Wants It All

January 24th, 2014
It’s safe to say that Karmin is hardly “brokenhearted” these days. That’s the name of their top-20 smash of last February, and the pair of Nebraska-born Amy Heidemann and Maine native Nick Noonan are hoping to follow it up ...

Dogs Have Their Day At Town Hall

January 17th, 2014
Four parks in the Town of Huntington are officially going to the dogs, but in the best possible way. That’s because the Huntington Town Board voted Jan. 7 not only to make on-leash dog-walking a permanent feature in Greenlawn’s ...