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David Reich-Hale is an online community news editor. He was previously an associate editorial director at Patch.com, where he oversaw the editorial and business operation of the company's New York sites. Prior to that, he was the editor of Long Island Business News, and before that he held positions with American Banker/Thomson Financial and National Underwriter. Reich-Hale has been an adjunct professor at Hofstra and graduated from Southern Connecticut State University with a journalism degree.
With more snow falling overnight, schools on Long Island are already announcing delayed openings, while at least one township said it was opening later than usual.
The Town of Huntington said Town Hall won't open until 10:30 a.m. Friday.
Brookhaven, meanwhile, said its town recreation and senior centers would reopen.
Hundreds of schools have announced delayed openings.
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The towns of Brookhaven and Huntington have both announced snow delays ahead of the winter storm that's expected to hit Long Island early on Thursday, while some school districts are already posting delays or closings.
Brookhaven said its town senior and recreation centers, including the aquatic center in Mastic, would delay opening by two hours and open at 11 a.m.
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Franco Frantellizzi feels like he won the tuition lottery -- twice.
The Stony Brook resident shipped his son Peter off to school four years ago, and he graduates this year from Binghamton University.
“It’s a great school, and compared to most other choices, it’s relatively cheap,” Frantellizzi said of the State University of New York school.
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Roads are trecherous, so be careful.
Also, many town activities throughout Long Island have been postponed. Check with your local municipality for more.
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Carlie Brucia’s Sunday had started like so many others — playing with a friend. It would end in tragedy.
Carlie, 11, was walking home from a friend’s house in Sarasota, Fla. when she was abducted and killed, the kidnapping caught on a nearby surveillance video. Saturday will mark the 10-year anniversary.
“It’s unbelievable that it’s been 10 years,” said Brucia’s cousin, Matt Barbis of...Read more »