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Tim Healy

Tim Healy has been an editor at Newsday since 1979. He is responsible for much of the LI Life section on Sundays and is also helping develop this very local portion of Newsday's Web site devoted to covering all the communities in the town of Huntington.

A goal is to find residents who will volunteer to regularly contribute stories about those communities. If you are interested in participating, please e-mail us at with contact information.

Benefit at Oheka for rare diseases

Next month the nonprofit organization Angela’s House is hosting “A Night for a Cure,” an event at the historic Oheka Castle to benefit organizations dedicated to finding cures for rare and serious children’s diseases and disorders.

Among those participating are Huntington pediatrician Bruce Gerberg and his wife Nicole. Last year, their 4-year-old daughter was...

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3 hurt in Melville SUV collision

The Melville Fire Department responded to a collision between two SUV's on Route 110 and Schwab Road, Sunday evening.

The accident involved a Mercedes-Benz R350 and a Toyota RAV4 that overturned several times and landed right-side-up. A couple in the Toyota and a child in the Mercedes suffered injuries, and were taken to Huntington Hospital and North Shore - Plainview Hospital by the...

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Recent death in the community

SCHEWIRE - Anastasia Jane of Greenlawn on October 24, 2009. Belovedwife of the late George. Cherished mother of Crystal, Kevin and Robin(Jamie). Loving grandmother of Alexandra Anastasia and Jason. Dearsister of Tina Peters, George Peters and Gloria Starke. VisitationTuesday 2-4pm & 7-9pm at M.A. Connell Funeral Home, 934 New York Ave.,Huntington Station. Service Wednesday morning at the Funeral...

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Heckscher Museum gets interim executive director

Judith A. Jedlicka has been named interim executive director at the Heckscher Museum of Art in Huntington.

The Huntington resident operates Solutions for Arts and Culture, her own management and fundraising consulting firm....

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Huntington man named to Harry Chapin food bank board

David E. Herold has been named to the board of directors at Long Island Cares — The Harry Chapin Food Bank, the Hauppauge-based food bank and hunger assistance corporation.

The Huntington resident is a partner in the real estate and commercial lending groups at the law firm of Certilman Balin in East Meadow.


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Katie Lee signing new book

Katie Lee’s new cookbook, “The Comfort Table: Recipes for Everyday Occasions,” focuses on year-round menus. She’ll be signing copies Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Book Revue in Huntington.

According to the store’s Web site, the author “brings her roots in southern hospitality to the table with year-round menus for occasions big and small. Whether she's throwing...

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Huntington woman joins HR firm

Sima Ali has joined Employment Practice Advisors Inc., a provider of legal, business and human resource consulting services to businesses and law firms, as a labor and employment law consultant.

The Huntington resident was a consultant and attorney at Alan B. Pearl & Associates in Syosset....

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3 injured in Huntington Station collision

The Huntington Manor Fire Department and Huntington Community First Aid Squad responded to assist the injured victims of a crash on Jericho Turnpike near Barkers Lane in Huntington Station on Saturday afternoon. 

The collision involved a Honda Accord and Infiniti SUV, and caused traffic delays on Jericho Turnpike.  An adult and two children were injured and taken to Huntington...

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Woman accused of using pepper spray to skip $150 cab fare

A California woman was arrested Saturday after she shot pepper spray in the eyes of a taxi driver and left without paying the fare, police said.

Amina Williams, 22, of 5 Nimitz Ave., Redwood City, made a deal with cab driver Alexandre Oseimensuo of New Jersey for a ride from Manhattan to Melville for $150, but when she arrived, according to police, she offered Oseimensuo $80, according to...

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Driver, son hurt in Dix Hills crash

Dix Hills Fire Department units were dispatched to an accident after a Ford Windstar minivan crashed and overturned Saturday morning on Daly Road near Ellendale Court. 

The driver and her son sustained minor injuries and were taken to Huntington Hospital by the Dix Hills Rescue Squad. Photo and text by Steve Silverman, public information officer for the Town of Huntington Fire...

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