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Microsoft's Walt Whitman store girds for Titanfall landing

A scene in the video game, Titanfall, which

(Credit: Electronic Arts)

The Microsoft store at the Walt Whitman Shops mall in  Huntington Station is throwing a party to mark the Monday midnight launch of Titanfall, a "highly anticipated" video game.

The store is one of 13 Microsoft stores in North America to throw a party before the game goes on sale at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, although many other video game stores are expected to host their own events.

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Work Market on Forbes' Most Promising Companies list

Work Market CEO Jeff Leventhal. The tech company

(Credit: Heather Walsh, 2013)

Huntington-based startup, Work Market Inc., has been named to the list of America's Most Promising Companies compiled by business magazine Forbes.

The tech company, which provides an online tool for businesses to manage professional freelancers and contract workers and for those freelancers to find work, was No. 21 in Forbes' third iteration of the list.

Forbes took applications from...

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Fundraiser to honor late chamber chairman

Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce chairman Larry Kushnick

(Credit: Handout)

The Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce has partnered with a local charity to host a fundraiser on Monday evening in honor of its late chairman Larry Kushnick.

The Chamber and the Melville-based Moonjumpers Charitable Foundation are holding the event to benefit a college fund for Kushnick’s son, Jordan Kushnick. The Leadership Huntington Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to leadership...

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