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Whooping Cough Cases on the Rise in Suffolk County

The Suffolk County Health Department says there are 205 confirmed cases of whooping cough, also known as pertussis, in Suffolk County schools, with the most cases in Northport-East Northport School District. Eight different school districts have been infected, including Northport-East Northport, Sachem,  Lindenhurst, Half Hollow Hills, East Islip, West Islip, Middle Country, and Southold.

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Staying Independent for Life

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services has begun making major strides in its effort to prevent falls in the county’s elderly population, one of the department’s primary goals as outlined in its Community Health Assessment 2010-2013.

Falls are the leading cause of injury among New Yorkers over 65 years of age. They account

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Thousands Flocked to Second Annual Huntington Holiday Parade

Santa comes to Huntington's 2nd Annual Holiday Parade.

The Town of Huntington kicked off the 2011 holiday season on November 26 with the Second Annual Holiday Parade, Festival and Tree Lighting that drew thousands of people

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Shooting Victims Live In Non-Owner Occupied Rentals

The young men who were wounded in the gun attack in Huntington Station on Sunday afternoon are apparently residents of some of the non-owner-occupied rental properties that are increasingly plaguing the Town of Huntington.

Darius Howard, the youngest victim, resides at 18 Smith Street, Greenlawn.  At the same time, the residence reported by victim

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Police Patrol Car Collides Near Triple Shooting

Suffolk Police patrol car collided near triple shooting yesterday. Photo by Steve Silverman.

A Suffolk Police patrol car was involved in a collision on Pulaski Road and First Avenue, near the triple shooting scene in Huntington Station. 

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Triple Shooting on First Avenue in Huntington Station

Three men were shot and wounded this afternoon in Huntington Station.

According to Police sources, three adult males were shot and wounded in an attack in Huntington Station around 3:20 p.m. today in front of 123 First Avenue. Suffolk

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Second Annual Holiday Tree Lighting at Prime to Benefit Huntington Hospital

Last year's Holiday Tree Lighting at Prime with Mr. & Mrs. Claus and Michael Bohlsen, Prime Restaurant co-owner. Photo by Jim Lennon.

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The Minstrel Players Theatre Co. Presents A Christmas Carol

Go see The Minstrel Players' production of A Christmas Carol.

The Minstrel Players Theatre Company of Northport prepares for a revival of its Annual Holiday production of  Charles Dickens’ classic, “A Christmas Carol” at Houghton Hall – Trinity Episcopal

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Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot Starts with Kids’ Fun Run at 8:30 a.m.

The trotting, strutting, drumming and gobbling begins.

The Thanksgiving Day run, brought to you by the Townwide Fund of Huntington, Inc., and sponsored by Range Rover,  is held on Thanksgiving morning every year, rain or shine. 

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Letter to the Editor: Thanks For Your Support

Dr. William Spencer (Photo: Mike Tyminski)

Dear Editor,

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, I would like to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to the residents of Suffolk County’s 18th Legislative District for their support.  I feel very

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