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Monthly Archives: January 2014

NAACP Cool To Ruland Counter-Offer

January 10th, 2014
Any settlement offer calling for affordable home ownership units to be built on Ruland Road in Melville isn’t likely to get very far with the Huntington NAACP. Manhattan-based attorney Christopher Campbell, who is representing the local chapter of the ...

Fire And Ice: Destructive Combo

January 10th, 2014
While temperatures were nose-diving to arctic temperatures on Friday, Jan. 3 after the first major snowstorm of the year, a rampant fire broke out in an East Northport commercial building, destroying three stores and five apartments. Now, the community ...

Golden Gloves Champion Dies

January 10th, 2014
Charlie Gumbs, a Huntington fixture who shined in the spotlight of the middleweight boxing scene in the 1950s and 1960s, died Jan 4. Gumbs, of Huntington Station, was 84. As one might expect for one of Huntington’s best-known men ...

Thatched Cottage Files For Bankruptcy

January 10th, 2014
Some would say the waterfront view at the Thatched Cottage in Centerport is part of what makes the 26-year-old catering hall so appealing, but owner Ralph Colamussi, who filed to protect his business from bankruptcy last Thursday, learned the ...

Highway Super Makes A House Call

January 10th, 2014
When snow removal workers failed to plow a Dix Hills cul-de-sac for nearly two days after last week’s blizzard dumped a foot of snow on some Huntington neighborhoods, new Superintendent of Highways Peter Gunther made a house call to ...

Showtime At Campari Art House

January 10th, 2014
Danyell Miller uses her pizza ovens for a lot more than Neapolitan pies at Campari Art House in Northport. Take, for instance, her delightful Veal Osso Buco ($32) special that we devoured with aplomb Sunday night. Tender, juicy and ...

Jewel’s Be-Ju Is Tops For Sushi

January 10th, 2014
Forgive us, dear readers, for this first paragraph, for it will not contain any clever puns, cheesy clichés, or lengthy-but-intriguing stories, as these Foodie articles so often do. We can’t bear to distract you with long-winded creativity when this ...

Side Dish

January 10th, 2014
NEW PRIX-FIXE: Jonathan’s Ristorante (15 Wall St., Huntington, 631-549-0055 has rolled out its 2014 prix-fixe. Enjoy three beautiful courses for $32, available Sunday through Thursday. Choose from: Antipasti: Soup of the day, cucumber and radish salad with white ...

38 Special Blows ’Em Away

January 10th, 2014
One show and you’ll know… they got it right when they named 38 Special. The Southern rock band, performing for more than three decades, blows audiences away, and at each and every show, audience members are amazed by the ...