Still Running In Marcie’s Memory

Still Running In Marcie’s Memory

The ninth annual Marcie Mazzola Memorial 5K Walk/Run will once again keep a young woman’s memory alive while helping those in need of a boost.

The Marcie Mazzola Foundation’s event will be hosted by the Huntington YMCA Sunday, April 12, beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Read on to learn more about the foundation, its purpose, and how you too can be involved in honoring an amazing woman's legacy!

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Former Canterbury Ales Owner Sows New Seeds

Former Canterbury Ales Owner Sows New Seeds

It was a sad end to the summer of 2013 when longtime Huntington staple Canterbury Ales closed its doors, but in the time since former pub owner Billy Hoest has planted new seeds—literally.

After 29 years of running Canterbury’s, Hoest is now working at Main Street Nursery in Huntington. While this may come as a surprise to some, for Hoest, working at the nursery meant going back to his roots.

Read on now to learn the full story!

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Does Huntington Have A Gang Problem?

Does Huntington Have A Gang Problem?

Does Huntington have a gang problem?

For many Huntington residents, the arrest of Sheldon Leftenant, 22, who stands accused of shooting Second Precinct Officer Mark Collins, may well have been the first they've heard of the Tip Top Boyz, a Huntington Station-based street gang of which Leftenant is a purported member.

Read on to learn more, including what local leaders and police brass have to say on the Tip Top Boyz and other gangs located in Huntington as well.

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DA: Suspect ‘Didn’t Care About Shooting A Cop’

DA: Suspect ‘Didn’t Care About Shooting A Cop’

Sheldon Leftenant, the purported gang member accused of shooting Second Precinct Officer Mark Collins after running from a traffic stop, has a “long history of violence” in the Huntington Station community and “didn’t care about shooting a cop,” prosecutors alleged in court today.

Those statements came after Leftenant was arraigned this morning on charges of attempted aggravated murder of a police officer, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and resisting arrest. He pleaded not guilty and remains held without bail.

Read on for the full story.

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Listing Of Greater Huntington Yachting and Boating Council Members

Listing Of Greater Huntington Yachting and Boating Council Members

Did you know that 20 local nautical organizations are part of the Greater Huntington Yachting & Boating Council? Since 1985, the Council has served the needs of the boating community by supporting boating, promoting marine safety, championing environmental protection issues, and much more!

Read on for the complete listing of Council members, including information on each one!

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Principal Goes Bald To Fight Childhood Cancer

Principal Goes Bald To Fight Childhood Cancer

This year, it was Walt Whitman High School Principal Kathleen Acker’s turn to take a seat in the barber’s chair for a particularly close shave.

As Walt Whitman High School took part in its eighth annual St. Baldrick’s event, Acker was one of many who volunteered her head to be shaven for the cause.

Read on to learn more about Acker, why she chose to participate, and the effect it had on her student body!

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Officer Shot On Duty Heads Home A Hero

Officer Shot On Duty Heads Home A Hero

A ray of light has pierced the darkness of late Wednesday night, when Suffolk County Police Officer Mark Collins was shot twice outside a Mercer Court home near East Jericho Turnpike in Huntington Station following a pursuit.

That ray of light was his beaming smile.

Read on to learn how Collins was released from the hospital and how his quick recovery has been a blessing to all!

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