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Huntington Station group seeks artists for street banners

In keeping with ongoing efforts to revitalize the Huntington Station community, the Huntington Station Business Improvement District (BID) and the Town of Huntington’s Public Art Initiative are collaborating on a light pole banner project to enliven the community.

A Request for Proposals (RFP) of artwork to be featured on one side of the planned banners was recently issued. Artists who...

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Book signing and business seminar from Huntington author

Long Island author and Certified Public Accountant Mark Mayoka will be signing copies of his new book, “Financial Crisis Planning for Small Business: Winning Today’s Battle for Business Survival”  at The Book Revue in Huntington on Monday at 7 p.m.

The Huntington author will also host a free seminar on Financial Crisis Planning for Small Business at the Cinema Arts Centre...

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Reminder on heating aid

Assemb. Jim Conte (R-Huntington Station) is encouraging eligible homeowners to apply for the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) to help offset the costs of heating one’s home this winter.  Individuals interested in receiving the Regular Benefit component of the 2009-10 HEAP may apply for the program starting Nov. 2.

Conte noted that due to last year’s delays in administering...

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The art of crafts in Huntington

A documentary on contemporary crafts, "Handmade Nation: The Rise of DIY, Art, Craft and Design," screens at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Cinema Arts Centre,

Filmmaker Faythe Levine will be there signing her book, and there will be a "micro indie crafts fair" at the theater at 423 Park Ave.  Admission is $13 ($10 for members), $7 kids. For more information, visit

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Whitman band at Hofstra

The Walt Whitman High School marching band performed at the 2009 Newsday Marching Band Festival Wednesday night at Hofstra University. Here are photos....

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Northport's theater row

John Cassidy, Azadeh Mashemkhani, Wilmer Mercado, John Dorcic and Christine Copley in a scene from "A View From the Bridge."  (Selena Mercado photo)

It’s not exactly the Great White Way. But Main Street in Northport could be called Long Island’s “Little Broadway.”

Aside from one fully professional playhouse, the John W. Engeman Theater, which...

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Rededication of Fort Salonga cemetery on Saturday

Councilwoman Susan A. Berland and the McGill Alumni Association of New York will be rededicating the historic Middleville Cemetery after seven years of restoration work on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Middleville Cemetery, located on Middleville Road in Fort Salonga.

The rededication event will begin promptly at 1 p.m. with a brief procession of vintage cars and a carriage that will begin on Ehrle...

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Recent death in the community

ROBERG - Maude D. (nee Davis), of Fort Salonga, on October 21, 2009,in her 84th year, at home. One of the oldest and well respectedfamilies on Fort Salonga. Loving mother of Bruce D. Roberg and hiswife Mikayla Bram Roberg, Brian A. Roberg and Craig I. Roberg and hiswife Segundia Roberg. Beloved grandmother of Craig "Billy" Roberg Jr.and Samantha Roberg. Visiting Sunday October 25th at...

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Painting in Cold Spring Harbor

Hong Zhang of Jericho took advantage of the bright sunshine and blue skies on Tuesday to use her autumn color pallette while painting a landscape in a waterfront park in Cold Spring Harbor.

Photo by John Dunn...

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Debate over proposal to swap Huntington Town Hall and school

Here is portion of the meeting Tuesday night at which a Huntington School District resident clashed with Town Supervisor Frank Petrone over a proposal to swap Town Hall and the Jack Abrams Intermediate School. ...

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