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Stabbed man in Huntington Station

A man found stabbed on East Pulaski Road in Huntington Station at 6:20 Monday morning has been taken to Huntington Hospital in critical condition, police said. For details, click here.

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Piano series in Melville

Pianists, piano teachers, and students are invited to participate in, or audit the new series entitled The Composer’s Landscape, presented by Steinway artist Carol Montparker.

At each of the two-hour workshops, Montparker will begin by performing a major work by the composer-in-focus followed by a talk and discussion about the essential elements of performing his piano works. Each of...

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Melville firm's backpack picnic

More than 500 Long Island children received new backpacks filled with hygiene products and school supplies this month during a back-to-school picnic hosted by Henry Schein, a Melville-based distributor of health care products. Participating kids were identified through social service agencies.

“Starting the school year with new school supplies and fashionable clothing allows students...

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Recent deaths in the community

HAUBEIL - Freda, of East Northport, on September 19, 2009 at the age of 82. Beloved wife of the late Charles. Loving mother of Mary Ehrle and her husband Fred, Nancy Ramgatie and her husband Paul, Suzan Flickinger and her husband Will. Cherished grandmother of Tammy, John, Lori, Sherry, Lisa, Richard, Jacob. Great-grandmother of Shannen, Justin, Paige, Brittany, Meghan, Kevin, Samantha, Lauren,...

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Cartoonists open Melville exhibit

More than 100 fans and friends of "The Berndt Toast Gang," Long Island Members of the National Cartoonist Society, flocked to the Huntington Arts Council’s Art-trium Gallery for the opening reception Thursday of  “Laugh Lines,” an exhibit featuring the likes of Archie, Violet, Smitty, The Lockhorns and more.

Fans from ages 2 to 92 discussed Betty and...

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Matthew Solomon up for parole

Diane Weaver in Northport at her daughter’s grave. Newsday Photo/Mahala Gaylord

Matthew Solomon, convicted in 1988 of the murder of his wife, Lisa, in Huntington Station, is scheduled to go before the parole board at Sing Sing Correctional Facility in Ossining this week for the third time to seek his release. 

Lisa Solomon’s mother, Diane Weaver talks about adjusting...

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Melville woman to head task force
for Action Long Island

Marilyn Price of Melville, a partner in the real estate practice group at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman Llp, has been named mixed-use subcommittee leader for the housing and development task force at Action Long Island.  ...

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Town's Women's Networking Day

Huntington Town Supervisor Frank Petrone and members of the Town Council invite residents to the Town’s Eighth Annual Women’s Networking Day and Awards Ceremony, which this year carries the theme “Yes You Can” and focuses on modern solutions to contemporary concerns.

The Oct. 8 event, under the auspices of the Town’s Division of Women’s Services, will include...

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Recent deaths in the community

CONDON - William J. "Bill", of Ocala, FL formerly of Commack, NY, onSeptember 17, 2009, at the age of 82. Retired NYFD Lieu tenant of 30years. Beloved hus band of Dorothy. Cherished father of Linda Hall,Laura Spera and Robert. Loving grandfather of Amanda, Robert, Jaimieand Jack. Reposing Monday 2-5 and 7-9pm Commack Abbey, Inc. 96 CommackRoad Commack, NY. Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday...

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Fundraiser Saturday for research
into girl's deadly metabolic disease

For the fourth year in a row, the family of Grace Bellontine, an 8-year-old Huntington Station girl with a genetic disease called Sanfilippo Syndrome, is running a fundraiser Saturday to boost awareness and to gather money for research.

The metabolic disorder makes the body unable to properly break down long chains of sugar molecules in the body, according to the National Institutes of Health,...

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