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Cold Spring Harbor

Cold Spring Harbor
Cold Spring Harbor developed as a company town. And the company was run by the Jones family. The descendants of Maj. Thomas Jones, a prominent Massapequa landowner for whom Jones Beach was named, not only established Long Island's largest whaling company, they also built mills and launched other ventures, including an attempt at railroading.
Photo:A painting of the harbor by Edward Lange, circa 1880. ( courtesy of Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum)
Cold Spring Harbor developed as a company town. And the company was run by the Jones family. The descendants of Maj. Thomas Jones, a prominent Massapequa landowner for whom Jones Beach was named, not only established Long Island's largest whaling company, they also built mills and launched other ventures, including an attempt at railroading.
Photo:A painting of the harbor by Edward Lange, circa 1880. ( courtesy of Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum)
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    Uncovered Body Found Near Cold Spring Harbor LIRR Station

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    Police Identify Body Left In Street For Hours

    Police Identify Body Left In Street For Hours
    Police on Long Island have identified the victim of a deadly stabbing in Huntington Station as a Roosevelt man. Luis Castro, 27, was found lying in the road on West Roges Path by a passing motorist, police said. His body had apparently been there...

    10 Long Island Parks May Close Under New Budget Cuts

    10 Long Island Parks May Close Under New Budget Cuts
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