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Tornadoes Dominance Continues In ’14

January 10th, 2014
In a week dominated by talk of a polar vortex, the Harborfields Tornadoes unleashed a basketball vortex upon their opponents. The boys and girls basketball squads have continued their winning ways in the new year, with both squads keeping ...

PD: Gunman Is Pol’s Stepson

January 10th, 2014
The Fort Salonga man accused by police of shooting a 21-year-old Napper Tandy’s patron following a scuffle Sunday is the stepson of a former Huntington councilwoman. Steven Reilly Jr., 39, arrested at his Fresh Pond Road home Monday, is ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Rental Housing Up In Smoke?

December 20th, 2013
After turning down a settlement offer from the NAACP last week to end a decade-long housing discrimination suit, the Town of Huntington’s counteroffer for a plan for the Melville property may have almost the same number of units, but ...

Developer Eyes 13 Dix Hills Acres

December 20th, 2013
A Maryland-based developer is perusing land in Dix Hills for a possible senior community on nearly 13 acres along Deer Park Road. David Holland, vice president of development for Brightview Senior Living, met with the House Beautiful Civic Association ...

Meet Santa’s Helpers At West Hollow

December 20th, 2013
Apparently, the North Pole has an annex right under our noses in Melville. Through their annual toy drive, West Hollow Middle School students are lending some of Santa’s helpers a hand as they bring cheer to needy children in ...

Patrons Stuff Stockings, Pantry

December 20th, 2013
By stuffing their stockings at the bar with dollars, the patrons of the Main Street Café in Northport Village are also helping to stuff the shelves of a local food pantry. Main Street Café owner Darin Parker said it’s ...

Scouts Prepare To Take Plunge Into ’14

December 20th, 2013
New Year’s Day in Northport means many things to many people, but to the Boy Scouts, it means it’s time to freeze your tuchus off for a good cause. For the fifth consecutive year, Northport’s Boy Scouts Troop 410 ...