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I cover the Town of Huntington with my fellow reporter Deborah Morris. My goal is to keep you informed about what is going on and to respond to issues that arise. I also will be focusing on the villages of Northport and Asharoken, reporting and writing about their successes and challenges. I am interested in local politics, how taxpayers’ money is spent, giving a voice to the voiceless and telling the stories of the town’s quirky and inspiring people and events.
Adelphi forum set on breast cancer
Adelphi University is scheduled to host a forum about lymphedema and breast cancer on April 3.
Dr. Sabaa Mundia and Vanesa Cardarelli are to present information at the event. Mundia is a doctor of physical therapy who specializes in lymphedema and breast cancer therapy. Cardarelli is a breast cancer survivor and volunteer at the Adelphi...Read more »
Glen Cove Mayor Reginald Spinello said Tuesday night that the city council will move ahead to vote on granting a second city cable TV franchise to Verizon to supplement Cablevision service.
The council held a hearing on the franchise application in November but never voted on it before Mayor Ralph Suozzi left office at the end of the year after losing to Spinello.
Spinello said it was...Read more »
Residents served by the Roslyn Water District packed the East Hills village theater Tuesday night for an informational meeting at which district officials presented their plans to address contamination at a well in Roslyn Estates.
The well on Diana’s Trail, one of eight well sites within the district, was shut down in November after water from the well began showing increasing levels of Freon-22,...Read more »
Taking wedding vows again after 60+ years
Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray is expected to officiate when seven couples residing at the Bristal Assisted Living communities in East Meadow and married nearly six decades renew wedding vows on Saturday. The Valentine’s Day ceremonies were scheduled to take place between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
“Valentine’s Day...Read more »
Teddy, the 90-pound Labrador mix rescued from the icy waters of Hempstead Lake last month, stole the show at the Feb. 6 board of trustees meeting in Rockville Centre.
He came in early with his owner, Mary Ann Nesdill, and was a tad noisy in his playfulness, but people, especially children there, ran to him.
Teddy, 3, who on Jan. 22 clung to a piece of ice, mournfully howling, for about...Read more »
Long Island avoided a possible 8 inches of snow overnight, but up to 4 inches on top of Thursday's total made for a rough go of it early Friday morning.
All told, the area is looking at a total of 14 to 18 inches between Thursday and Friday.
Unfortuntely, the area isn't out of the woods on Saturday, with another 1 to 3 inches on the way. Check back often for the latest breaking news,...Read more »
Munsey Park Village trustees voted unanimously to adopt a new law that bans basketball hoops from the village’s right of way.
The law still grants homeowners automatic permission to construct the hoops on their garages or on poles in front of or next to their garages. The board of trustees will consider poles in other locations on a case-by-case basis.
The law bans the hoops from the...Read more »
Babylon Town is trying to expand the roster of independent contractors it uses to augment its snow plow fleet, venturing onto Facebook and the town website for the first time and offering a starting rate of $68.77 per hour.
The prerequisites are simple, Public Works Commissioner Tom Stay said: a vehicle, a plow and a willingness to work long overnight hours on the town’s 537 miles of road.
“Some...Read more »
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 National Weather Service has upgraded expected total snowfall amounts to 10 to 14 inches for Nassau County and most of Suffolk.
Suffolk's South Shore and the South Fork will get off "easy," looking at 8 to 10 inches, with 6 to 8 expected for the tip of the South Fork.
Some parts of Long Island could get a decent shot of snow overnight, according to the latest forecast.
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