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Centereach Boy Scout does his part to take care of wildlife

A Centereach High School senior and Eagle Scout has dedicated much of his time to protecting Long Island beaches and wildlife. Aidan Donnelly, 17, joined his local Boy Scout troop when he was in fifth grade after he was inspired by his older cousin’s Court of Honor ceremony, the highest rank a...

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Business News: Habberstad BMW of Huntington hosts Cocktails for a Colorectal Cause

Habberstad BMW in Huntington hosted St. Catherine of Siena’s Cocktails for a Colorectal Cause event on March 27. Dr. Tara Martinez, director of Colon and Rectal Surgery, took the opportunity to use the unique space to raise awareness about the importance of screenings during Colorectal Cancer...

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Job Fair heads to Holbrook

Sachem Public Library, 150 Holbrook Road, Holbrook will host a Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center Job Fair on Wednesday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Representatives from AFLAC, Allstate, Amneal Pharmaceuticals, Arrow Security, CIRCOR, DiCarlo Food Service, East End Disabilities, East/West...

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Business News: Whole Foods in Commack opens

BREAD BREAKING CEREMONY Representatives from the Northeast Regional division of Whole Foods held an official bread breaking ceremony (their version of a ribbon cutting) for its new store in Commack on April 3. Located at 120 Veterans Memorial Highway, the new 45,000-square-foot store employs 200...

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SBU’s Lori Chan finds possible gene target for breast cancer

By Daniel Dunaief It’s like a factory that makes bombs. Catching and removing the bombs is helpful, but it doesn’t end the battle because, even after many or almost all of the bombs are rounded up, the factory can continue to produce damaging products. That’s the way triple-negative breast...

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Ward Melville student wins Brookhaven National Lab’s 2019 Bridge Building contest

Justin Zhang, a junior at Ward Melville High School in East Setauket, won first place in the 2019 Model Bridge Building Contest at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton. In this annual regional competition, coordinated by BNL’s Office of Educational Programs,...

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Medical Compass: Can we defeat cardiovascular disease with diet?

Comparing Paleo and Mediterranean diets By David Dunaief, M.D. We have made great strides in the fight against heart disease, yet it remains the number one cause of death in the United States. Why is this? Many of us have the propensity toward heart disease. Can we alter this course, or is it our...

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Staller Center for the Arts to host concert by Stony Brook Wind Ensemble

Stony Brook University’s Staller Center for the Arts, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook will host a concert by the Stony Brook Wind Ensemble on the Main Stage on Wednesday, April 17 at 7:30 p.m. Conducted by Bruce Engel, the program will include Samuel Barber’s “Overture to the School for...

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After a nearly two-year site-plan process, the Northport Village Board of Trustees unanimously approved March 26 the proposed Northport Hotel at 225 Main St.  The hotel project, once complete, will include a 24-room hotel, a 124-seat restaurant with 50 additional seats in the lobby and bar area....

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Old letters provide a glimpse into Setauket’s past

By Beverly C. Tyler The date was Saturday, Feb. 19, 1848. The day began cold and clear but pleasant with no wind and a frost on the ground early. The weather had been about the same for the week before. (From the diary of Henry Hudson, 1791-1877.) In the family room of a large farmhouse, two sisters...

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Golf’s off-season proved to be a hole in one when it came to life experience for one assistant golf professional. Tim Kearon, an assistant pro at the Nissequogue Golf Club, spent four months in Taipei City in Taiwan, teaching students in third to sixth grades how to play golf along with the...

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