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Gary Melius was on 'Treasures of New York: Gold Coast': Clips

Gary Melius, in this photo dated April 25,

Gary Melius, in this photo dated April 25, 2007, at Oheka Castle. Credit: freelance / Joe Rogate

In a bizarre coincidence, Gary Melius - the owner of Oheka Castle in Huntington who was wounded in a daytime shooting while he was in his car Monday - had also appeared on "Treasures of New York: Gold Coast Mansions" on WNET/13 just a few days before. (The WLIW/21 series, which premiered Feb. 17 on Channel 21, repeated last  Friday on Ch. 13.) Melius, suffice it to say, is not a regular presence on TV.

Ch. 21, which provided a few clips, said this first one was cut from the program and did not air - it has Melius talking about Otto Kahn, who built Oheka (its name derived from Kahn's - "O"tto "He"rmann "Ka"hn. 

 The one that follows did. 

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