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Pride, and pooped pups, at Huntington Station unity parade

Curtis, a Japanese Chin up for adoption at

(Credit: Amy Onorato)

It was hot and muggy for Huntington Station’s fifth annual Unity in Community Awareness Day Parade, creating a true dog day for some of the parade’s four-legged participants.

Dogs up for adoption from Huntington-based Little Shelter Animal Rescue Center lapped up water poured into an impromptu bowl made from the underside of a frisbee as they waited at the beginning of the parade on 15th Street.

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Long Island group to benefit from lost Red Sox ring

Luigi Militello shows off the 2013 Red Sox

(Credit: AP / Luigi Militello)

After Luigi Militello refused a monetary reward for returning a 2013 Red Sox World Series ring to Drew Weber, a minor league baseball team owner who left the ring at Militello’s Manhattan restaurant last week, a grateful Weber came up with two accepted alternatives.

First, Weber arranged for Militello, a huge Yankees fan, to come to Fenway Park in Boston for Derek Jeter’s last game.

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