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East Northport

Beginnings: This community - at eight square miles the largest and most populous in the Town of Huntington - began as a farming area in the 1700s. The first tract of land was purchased in 1653 from Chief Asharoken of the Matinecocks, who had maintained hunting camps in the area. Part of the area was known as Clay Pitts for the clay that was first used by the Indians for cooking vessels and then by white settlers for making bricks.
Beginnings: This community - at eight square miles the largest and most populous in the Town of Huntington - began as a farming area in the 1700s. The first tract of land was purchased in 1653 from Chief Asharoken of the Matinecocks, who had maintained hunting camps in the area. Part of the area was known as Clay Pitts for the clay that was first used by the Indians for cooking vessels and then by white settlers for making bricks. « Show less

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  • Suffolk's Sen. Flanagan draws notice on upstate circuit

     
    Sen. John Flanagan (R-C-East Northport), already mentioned in this space as a possible future statewide-office prospect for the Republicans, has been gripping and grinning with some of the prominent civic types in western New York alongside Majority Leader Dea
  • Cops: Elderly School Bus Driver Kissed Young Student

    Cops: Elderly School Bus Driver Kissed Young Student
    A Long Island bus driver is in police custody after authorities say he kissed a middle school student he was driving home from school. According to Suffolk County police, the incident occurred on Nov. 19 when 73-year-old Michael Dibella, an employee of...

    Long Island School Evacuated After Bomb Threat

    Long Island School Evacuated After Bomb Threat
    Police are investigating after a bomb threat at a Long Island middle school prompted a mass evacuation Thursday morning. According to authorities, students and staff from East Northport Middle School were evacuated some time before 12 p.m. after the...

    Millions Stolen From Dept. Of Ed. By Consultant With 'Cougar' Wife: Indictment

    Millions Stolen From Dept. Of Ed. By Consultant With 'Cougar' Wife: Indictment
    EAST NORTHPORT, NY (PIX11) -- He lives in a large, fancy home in East Northport, Long Island, but Willard "Ross" Lanham may have financed a life of luxury for himself and his “cougar” wife with $3.6 million dollars from the New York City...