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Lida Russo

Lida Russo lives and works in Huntington. She is a licensed realtor with Prudential Douglas Elliman of Huntington and travel consultant of 20 years with KPT Travel.

Prior to Lida's real estate career, she worked with Sabena Belgian World Airlines as their assistant tour manager.

Have lunch in town with food author Lucinda Scala Quinn

The Harbor Club in Huntington invites you to join Lucinda Scala Quinn for lunch on Saturday, Nov. 14, at their waterfront setting overlooking Huntington Harbor. Share an intimate cooking demonstration and Q&A and enjoy a delicious buffet luncheon featuring several items inspired by her recipes. She will also be available to personally sign copies of her new cookbook, "Mad Hungry, Feeding...

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Recent deaths in the community

ROSSI - Frank J., 71 , of Melville and South Jamesport, on October 19,2009. Retired after 35 years of teaching and coaching at LindenhurstHigh School. Founder of Lindenhurst Lacrosse Program. Still activelycoaching high school lacrosse and football. Beloved husband of thelate Francine. Cherished father of Chip (Christina) Rossi, TimothyRossi and Courtney (Greg) Macchia. Devoted grandfather of Connor,Caitlin...

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Restaurant Week running out

There are only a few days left to participate in Dine Huntington Restaurant Week. Today through Friday, more than 50 Huntington restaurants serve up three-course meals for $24.95 a person.

You can also win a pizza a week for a year by filing a mini-review. To enter, or to see menus from participating restaurants, visit dinehuntington.com.  ...

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Reptiles coming to Melville

The Long Island Reptile Expo slinks back to the Hilton in Melville on Sunday.  Breeders this year will be exhibiting ball pythons in unusual skin colors, such as pinstripe, caramel and lavender. Some of these rare snakes can be worth thousands of dollars, according to Bruce Lowder, owner of Putnam Valley-based Animal Encounters LLC, which runs the annual expo. Click here for the detaills....

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Computer animation in Dix Hills

Kids from the ages of 10 to 14 can learn about different kinds of animation on the computer at several workshops, starting Saturday, at the Art League of Long Island, 107 E. Deer Park Rd., Dix Hills.   The program cost ranges from $99 to $177. Call 631-462-5400 for more information or visit artleagueli.org to learn more about the league.

Art by David Miller....

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With roots in Huntington, rooting for the Yankees

Yankee fan Gino Stanley, 12, of Riverside California supports the Yankees during the game 3 of the American League Championship Series at the Angel Stadium in Anaheim on Tuesday afternoon.  Stanley is a fan of the Yankees because his mother and part of his family are originally from Huntington.

Text and Photo by Ana P. Gutierrez of Newsday....

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Half Hollow Hills music students

Half Hollow Hills would like to congratulate their students selected by the New York State School Music Association to represent their district in the 74th Annual All-State NYSSMA Winter Conference.

These selected students will be performing in concert at the renowned Eastman Theatre in Rochester, New York, on Dec. 5 and 6. These 11th and 12th grade musicians went through an extremely rigorous...

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Half Hollow Hills blood drive

Hills East junior Jiana Lisi giving blood

Half Hollow Hills High School East held their annual blood drive on Wednesday, Oct. 14, with great success. The blood drive was held in the East-wing gym, where students could easily make the donation during the school day. Hundreds of students participated in this selfless act of blood donation in support of the Long Island area of the New...

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Top cop, town clash over remarks on Huntington Station policing

Police Commissioner Richard Dormer, Huntington Supervisor Frank Petrone.

Some members of the Huntington Town board have taken exception to what Suffolk County Police Commissioner Richard Dormer told town residents at a community meeting on Wednesday about increased police patrols being temporary in Huntington Station.

And Dormer has taken exception to that.

A letter faxed...

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Town opens East Northport fields

Hundreds of participants in Northport Youth Football League programs and their parents, as well as the Northport High School varsity football team and cheerleaders, joined members of the Huntington Town Board at an Oct. 14 pep rally that marked the official inauguration of the artificial turf fields that are part of the $8 million first phase renovations to Veterans Park in East Northport.

The...

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