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CAIOLA - Rosemary, of Green lawn, NY, on September 23, 2009, 88 yearsof age. Devoted wife of Louis. Loving mother of Carl & his wifePatricia & Gioia Foreman & her husband Steven. CherishedGrandmother of Brian, Aimee, & John. Dear great-grandmother ofJackson & Scarlet. Fond sister of Joseph Rinaldo. Also survived byher nieces & nephews. Visiting Nolan &...Read more »
Hundreds of mourners on Wednesday night went to a Huntington synagogue for a memorial service marking the life of murdered Yale grad student Annie Le. The mourners joined her fiance, Jonathan Widawsky, for a service remembering the 24-year-old Le as an intensely loving and giving woman who often remarked how lucky she was to be marrying her best friend.
In the photo...Read more »
The Huntington Town Board unveiled a $185-million preliminary operating budget for 2010 on Tuesday night that calls for no tax increases for residents in the four taxing funds: general, part-town, refuse and highway.
Town Supervisor Frank Petrone said the budget proposal represents a $10.5-million reduction in spending from this year.
Petrone said the town’s property tax would...Read more »
Councilwoman Susan A. Berland presented award-winning Special Olympians Craig Ludin and Danielle Birnbaum with official proclamations from the Town of Huntington at Tuesday evening’s Town Board meeting. Both Ludin and Birnbaum won gold and silver medals at this past summer’s New York State Special Olympics held at SUNY Binghamton.
Craig Ludin is an avid swimmer who won gold...Read more »
Matthew Solomon, convicted of killing his wife 22 years ago in Huntington Station, has been denied parole for the third time, the state’s division of parole announced Wednesday.
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Tracie Holmberg and Matthew Cohen were married June 13 at Curé of Ars Church in Merrick, with a reception at the Bourne Mansion in Oakdale.
She is deputy chief of staff for Rep. Steve Israel in Hauppauge and is the daughter of Ted and Margaret Holmberg of Merrick.
The groom directs government relations for the Long Island Power Authority in Uniondale and is the son of Robert Cohen...Read more »
When Jeff Bennett retired from 30 years of teaching high-school theater in 1997, he told friends he never realized how very tired he was. But it wasn’t long before the creative urge took over and he started giving acting lessons in the Adult Education program in Northport Village, where he lives with his wife and son.
After five years, the acting classes became so popular...Read more »
The Huntington Arts Council is seeking artists for its first "Still Life" exhibit, juried by Jason Chang, instructor at the Pastel Society of America, the National Arts Club and the National Taiwan Academy of Fine Art.
Show opens at the Main Street Petite Gallery on Dec. 9 and runs through Jan. 25. Any medium (except photography), including but not limited to acrylic, oil, watercolor,...Read more »
People invited by moveon.org rally for a public health care option outside the offices of United Healthcare in Melville on Tuesday.
Newsday Photo / Alejandra Villa...Read more »
The Heckscher Museum of Art presents “Art After School!” a children’s hands-on workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 30, from 4:30 to 6 p.m.
Celebrate art all year! In this session, children ages 7 and up are invited to explore the art of printmaking. All materials are included.
Admission for non members is $30; members pay $20. Advance registration is required: 631-351-3250. ...Read more »