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The roar of Tigers' pride echoed throughout Northport last Saturday, with residents cheering on their team during its homecoming football game against Walt Whitman.
But this day was as much about honoring the past as celebrating the present.
Before kickoff, the Northport High athletic department recognized the school’s inaugural hall of fame class of 12 individuals, one family and one...Read more »
Riverhead Town wants to extend a bicycle and pedestrian trail 8.5 miles around the perimeter of the Enterprise Park at Calverton, but lacks the funds, town board members said Thursday.
The project will cost $250,000, based on estimates from the highway department, Bruce Kagan of the Riverhead Town Alternative Transportation Committee told the town board during a work session.
Kagan said...Read more »
The new owner of Massapequa Perk Coffee House in Massapequa Park doesn’t plan to make big changes to the business he acquired last week.
“It’s a great little shop,” said Pete Mangouranes, who along with his partners, Veronica Carratelli and Lorenzo Pugliano, officially took over the Front Street store on Sept. 1. “It’s thriving.”
For Mangouranes, 39, of Massapequa Park, the purchase...Read more »
Thomas Gorman, a member of the Bohemia Fire Department, was honored as the 2014 Firefighter of the Year during the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York’s annual convention in Albany on Friday.
“For me to have been chosen for my actions is an overwhelming experience and honor,” he said.
He has received similar firefighter of the year awards from the Southern New York Volunteer...Read more »
In a video posted last week to YouTube, 8-year-old Shirley resident Karen Jackson and her brother, Cole, 5, can be seen making pleas on behalf of their grandma.
“Please help us get money, so my ‘Beba’ can get her kidney fixed,” says Cole, referring to his grandmother, Smithtown’s Claudia Bowers.
Bowers, 62, has been in renal failure since January 2013, and has been undergoing nine hours...Read more »
Superfund site no longer a health threat
A New York State Superfund site in West Babylon no longer presents a threat to public health or the environment, according to state environmental officials, who propose delisting it from a registry of hazardous waste sites.
Soil under the U.S. Electroplating Corp. plant, 100 Field St., in 1998 contained levels of cadmium and...Read more »
The Suffolk County Legislature has agreed to allow Greenport Village to lease a commercial fishing dock and nearby properties directly from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and remove the county as a middleman in the deal.
Since 1981, the MTA leased the dock to the county, which subsequently subleased it to the village, according to county documents. The village has operated and...Read more »
Four candidates are running in the Town of Hempstead's Sanitary District 2 election Thursday.
The district serves about 55,000 residents and businesses in Baldwin, Rockville Centre, South Hempstead, as well as parts of Uniondale and Freeport.
Incumbent Brian O’Connor is running unopposed for a five-year term.
Three people are vying for a four-year term for the seat of Dennis Meekins,...Read more »
Deal allows hospital to use town parking
The Huntington Town Board approved an agreement with Huntington Hospital-North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System to use a portion of the town’s parking facility at Mill Dam Park.
“The resolution is primarily aimed at providing a place for construction workers, as well as construction vehicles, to park during the hospital...Read more »
Old Town Road to close for repaving
A portion of Old Town Road in Setauket will be closed for two nights this week for a repaving project.
The road will be closed from 9 p.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m. Wednesday between State Route 347 and Sheep Pasture Road, said Frank Petrignani, a spokesman for Brookhaven Town Highway Superintendent Daniel Losquadro.
Old Town Road will...Read more »