Since 1838, Nobody Covers Huntington News Better Than The Long-Islander.|Sunday, April 20, 2014
You are here: Home » Archives by: Jacqueline Birzon jbirzon@longislandernews.com

Archives

The Cottage That Candy Built

February 14th, 2014
The colorful cottage, located behind the bright yellow picket fence on East Main Street in Huntington, is a symbol that childhood dreams really do come true. Lisa Hodes’ career shift from corporate to candy cottage nine years ago marked ...

Lady Tigers Ready To Host Playoffs

February 14th, 2014
On Thursday, the Smithtown East girls basketball team will enter the Lady Tigers’ den for the first round of the Suffolk Class AA playoffs. The girls basketball playoff bracket ranked Northport the seventh seeded team in the county’s large ...

$23K In Bogus Hills Checks Cashed

February 14th, 2014
The Half Hollow Hills School District expects to be fully reimbursed after an unknown person cashed $23,000 worth of phony checks in the school district’s name, administrators said Monday. The suspect allegedly generated 15 fake checks that were cashed ...

He Was Fast, But Not Fast Enough

February 14th, 2014
Three seconds is all it takes to distinguish the winners from the rest of the pack in the mens doubles Olympic luge race on Wednesday. Huntington Station native Matt Mortensen and his partner, Preston Griffall, came in 14th out ...

He Was Fast, But Not Fast Enough

February 14th, 2014
Three seconds is all it takes to distinguish the winners from the rest of the pack in the mens doubles Olympic luge race on Wednesday. Huntington Station native Matt Mortensen and his partner, Preston Griffall, came in 14th out ...

Coach: Win Was A ‘Tale Of Two Halves’

February 7th, 2014
There’s something about that Northport gym. “We were amped up, trying to get a win… There’s just something about that gym, it’s some place to play,” Hills East coach Pete Basel said. “We just started out flat, they were ...

Lady Tigers Succumb To T-Birds Offense

February 7th, 2014
Northport entered last Thursday’s game at Half Hollow Hills High School East with high hopes for a League II upset, but it turned out that the Lady Tigers messed with the wrong T-Birds nest. The Lady Tigers (10-2) took ...

Cops: Armed Robbers Cuffed

February 7th, 2014
When a man wearing a ski mask entered the Tropical Smoothie Café in East Northport last Saturday, the female cashier working the night shift knew the store was in for some trouble. Police on Tuesday made an arrest in ...

Huntington Station Native Glides Into Olympics

February 7th, 2014
Matthew Mortensen, a Huntington Station native and sergeant in the U.S. Army, will represent his country in a different uniform this winter as a member of the U.S. luge team in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The ...

Pair Arrested In Robbery Spree

February 7th, 2014
Two men were arrested outside their Melville apartment last week in connection with a spree of nine robberies that authorities say was motivated by a drug habit. Adam Baron, 18 and Jamie Ramirez, 25, were arrested Jan. 29. Police ...