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Huntington board to allow police a relief point at Jack Abrams school

The Huntington School board voted 6-1 to set up a relief point for Suffok County police officers at the Jack Abrams Intermediate School in Huntington Station.

The board approved the measure as long as the cost does not exceed an estimated $47,062.

“What I really wanted to do is get the board to step up and say, ‘Yes this a good idea we want to approve the expenditure’,”...

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'Artists in the Attic' to mark anniversary with charity auction

On Friday, Nov. 6, The Artists in the Attic, a group of 12 painters, sculptors, photographers and multi-media artists, will celebrate their one year anniversary in the upstairs studio spaces at the Yankee Peddler Building in Huntington Station.

The evening’s events include artwork exhibited in the Mezzanine gallery, open studios for all participating artists, a charity...

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Suspect in East Northport theft

Suffolk police are looking for help from the public to identify and find the man at right, who they say was seen on security cameras at the Sears department store in East Northport taking $300 in merchandise in April.

He left in a Chevrolet Suburban.

Here's a link for the details, including how to notify police....

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Free reading in Huntington of 'Deployment Day' next week

"Deployment Day,” a new full-length play about a Long Islander’s decision to enlist and deploy to Afghanistan, will debut next month in a free reading at the Book Revue, in Huntington.

The play was written by Claude Solnik, a reporter at Long Island Business News, after he completed an article about Long Island soldiers deploying to Afghanistan.

Jeff Bennett is directing...

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Recent deaths in the community

CASUCCI - Frank A., of Commack, on October 25, 2009, at the age of 63.Beloved son of the late Armand & Clara. Former proprietor of NicoleExcavating & Chubby Chips. Reposing Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9pm CommackAbbey, Inc., 96 Commack Road, Commack. Funeral Thursday 10am.Entombment Pinelawn Memorial Park.

DYSART – Denise, of Northport and formerly of Brooklyn, onOctober 25, 2009,...

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Lloyd Harbor 5K and Fun Run

If you’re not ready for Sunday’s New York City Marathon, you can take a shot at the 1-mile Little Apple Fun Run or 5K.  It takes place at 8:30 a.m. Sunday at Lloyd Harbor School, 7 School Lane. Entry fee is $17 if you register by 3 p.m. today (Oct. 27), or $20 on the day of the race. Call 631-421-3700 for more information; you can register at lhsptg.org or active.com....

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Concern over Northport Halloween

Lynn Usher, who owns the toy store Einstein's Attic on Main Street in Northport, is worried about Halloween this Saturday.  She said she’s had trouble with the Northport Chamber of Commerce’s annual Safe Trick-or-Treating event, which calls for merchants to hand out candy to kids.  You can find the details in Jim Bernstein’s business column (the second item)....

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A Huntington coach is honored for 33 years of service

Assemb. Jim Conte (R-Huntington Station) recently presented Steve Henry, left, with an Assembly Citation for a lifetime of dedication to the Huntington community as a teacher and coach at the Huntington Booster Club’s annual golf outing.          A lifetime Huntington resident, Henry has taught physical education and served as a coach at Huntington...

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'Pictures' author coming to the Heckscher Museum

The Heckscher Museum presents “Pictures at an Exhibition” author Sara Houghteling on Monday, Nov. 2, from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Houghteling's sweeping and sensuous debut novel tells the story of a son's quest to recover his family's lost masterpieces, pillaged by the Nazis during World War II. Written with tense drama and a historian's eye for detail, Houghteling's novel draws on the...

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Dentists offer candy buy-back

Trick or Treating for Halloween is lots of fun, but too much of a good thing can be bad for your health. In and of itself candy is not bad, but in the large quantities consumed at Halloween, serious harm can result, both in the form of dental decay as well as in contributing to the growing problem of childhood obesity and the onset of medical conditions such as diabetes.

To help parents encourage...

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