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Marchers in the Ama O'Gansett parade have as

Marchers in the Ama O'Gansett parade have as much fun as they possibly can, since the parade only lasts a few minutes. (March 19, 2011) Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

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5. Asharoken selling old police boat

Bidding on the 23-foot, 1999 Center Console Key West boat begins at $10,500. The package includes a trailer and a 2008 engine with 250 hours on it.

4. Amagansett takes pride in 6 minute parade

In what might be the shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the world, fire trucks, floats and marchers could be seen going in both directions along Main Street in Amagansett. When the grand marshals of the parade reached the end, they briefly lingered in the street, then decided to turn around and march right back to the beginning.

3. Snow on the way to LI

Long Island took a step backward into winter Wednesday as a system from the Midwest made its way to the East Coast.

2. Film crews to shoot in E. Farmingdale

The Town of Babylon has approved requests for two production companies to film scenes for television shows within the town, according to town spokesman Tim Ruggeri.

1. Daily poll: Superintendent salaries

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo wants to cap superintendents' salaries around the state at a maximum of $175,000. On Long Island, 107 superintendents make more than that, with the highest salary going to Syosset Superintendent Carole Hankin, who earns $386,868.


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