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Dave Tumminello, vice president of the Long Island (Credit: Nicole Horton)

Dave Tumminello, vice president of the Long Island Curling Club, throws a stone at the Newbridge Arena in Bellmore. (Oct 8, 2013)

Canada's Curling takes hold in Bellmore

The L.I. Curling Club holds an open house at Newbridge Arena in Bellmore to teach newcomers the basics of the sport.

L.I. Curling Club members practice inside Newbridge Arena
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L.I. Curling Club members practice inside Newbridge Arena in Bellmore. When delivering the stone, you should be in a lunge position with one leg trailing behind on the ice. (Oct 5, 2013)

Dave Tumminello, vice president of the Long Island
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Dave Tumminello, vice president of the Long Island Curling Club, throws a stone at the Newbridge Arena in Bellmore. (Oct 8, 2013)

Long Island Curling Club member Tim Klein gives
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Long Island Curling Club member Tim Klein gives his best effort on a throw after the open house at Newbridge Arena in Bellmore. (Oct 5, 2013)

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Long Island Curling Club member Karen Luckey goes
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Long Island Curling Club member Karen Luckey goes over form and technique with some newcomers at the club's open house at Newbridge Arena in Bellmore. (Oct 5, 2013)

L.I. Curling Club member Eric Oster demonstrates the
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L.I. Curling Club member Eric Oster demonstrates the correct technique when releasing the stone during an open house and practice at the Newbridge Arena in Bellmore. (Oct 5, 2013)

Long Island Curling Club member Alison Piatt travels
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Long Island Curling Club member Alison Piatt travels 3 1/2 hours from Sweet Valley, Pa., to play with the club. Here she prepares to throw a stone while practicing at Newbridge Arena in Bellmore. (Oct 5, 2013)

There was a packed house at the Long
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There was a packed house at the Long Island Curling Club open house at the Newbridge Arena in Bellmore. (Oct 5, 2013)

A dry erase board at Long Island Curling
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A dry erase board at Long Island Curling Club shows the basics of the rink layout and curling terminology at Newbridge Arena in Bellmore. (Oct 5, 2013)

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Brothers Edward and Owen give sweeping a try
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Brothers Edward and Owen give sweeping a try at the Long Island Curling Club's open house at Newbridge Arena in Bellmore. (Oct 5, 2013)

Long Island Curling Club member Dannie Steski functions
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Long Island Curling Club member Dannie Steski functions as skip, or the person who directs the play, for a newcomer at Newbridge Arena in Bellmore. (Oct 5, 2013)

Long Island Curling Club member Dino Ness takes
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Long Island Curling Club member Dino Ness takes a few practice throws before the open house at the Newbridge Arena in Bellmore. (Oct 5, 2013)

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