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Caring Santa Sensitive To Sensory Needs

December 9th, 2013
Admittedly, despite the contagious festive spirit in the air, it is hard for most children and adults to put on a happy face while waiting in line during the holiday season—whether it be a line at retail store, a ...

Confection Perfection At Rhapsody Cakes

December 9th, 2013
Walking into Rhapsody Cakes, a bakery tucked away in a small shopping center in Centerport, one may feel they just entered a small art studio. Situated in a small, studio-style room, owner Lisa Magrane meticulously practices her craft—baking, molding ...

Young Lady Tigers Rear Their Heads

December 9th, 2013
Using a formula that’s worked for the Northport girls varsity basketball team for 34 years, coach Rich Castellano hopes to prove his theory of athletics once again. The Lady Tigers this year has a wide range of players who ...

NORTHPORT Village Bans Invasive Bamboo

December 9th, 2013
Following the Town of Huntington’s footsteps, the Northport Village Board will no longer allow bamboo plants to stalk the backyards of residents or village property. The four village trustees and Mayor George Doll approved a bill after a Dec. ...

Miracle On Northport’s Main St.

December 9th, 2013
Shoppers and Santa Claus should not be pitted against each other during the holiday season. With Small Business Saturday and holiday festivities simultaneously brewing in Northport last weekend, one store owner decided to spread the seasonal cheer in a ...

Redistricting Map Approved

December 9th, 2013
It was an uphill battle, but the Half Hollow Hills Board of Education Monday night approved a redistricting map that would affect elementary school feeding patterns for the 2014-2015 school year. Due to declining enrollment, the district announced this ...

Five Towns President: Probation ‘Overstated’

December 9th, 2013
Administrators at Five Towns College, an accredited academic institution in Dix Hills, said the school was the “aggressive target” of a regional higher education review commission. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education on Nov. 21 decided to maintain ...

Squad Delivers Thanksgiving Baby

December 9th, 2013
Most families in Huntington spent Thanksgiving evening popping turkeys out of the oven, but the Huntington Community First Aid Squad (HCFAS) this year helped one woman pop a baby out the oven. According to HCFAS spokeswoman Andrea Golinsky, a ...

Cilantro To Spice Up Another Village

November 22nd, 2013
Artie Berke’s philosophy is if you can make it as a storeowner in Northport, you can make it in Huntington village. That is his hope for Cilantro, a Mexican-inspired fast food restaurant that will open in Huntington village in ...

Three Plans For Hills Redistricting

November 22nd, 2013
Tensions were palpable at the Half Hollow Hills Board of Education work session and meeting Monday night when district administrators presented three potential redistricting scenarios for elementary school feeding patterns next year, when Chestnut Hill and Forest Park Elementary ...