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As a child, Erik Callender would secretly buy snakes and turtles from the pet store and sneak them into his bedroom. His mother would find out when she found crickets hopping around their home.
As an adult, his love for reptiles only grew stronger, and the 36-year-old travels regularly to places like the Philippines, Nicaragua and Malaysia to observe wildlife.
In 2006, he founded Erik’s...Read more »
Protests continued yesterday over a large new homeless shelter within the Hauppauge School District, but Suffolk County legislators again declined to advance a bill that would defund its operation.
About two dozen residents attended the legislature’s human services committee meeting in Hauppauge, saying that the shelter — which runs out of an old hotel in Commack and can hold nearly 100 families...Read more »
At 19 years old, U.S. Marine Salvatore Scarlato said he didn’t truly understand the purpose of the Korean War until he touched down on Korea’s west coast in April 1952.
The war had started on June 25, 1950 when communist North Korea, which was backed by the Soviet Union, invaded democratic South Korea with the intent of unifying north and south under communist rule. Scarlato was among the...Read more »