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Police: Commack Woman Burned When Clothes Catch Fire From Gas Vapors

The woman’s clothes caught fire when gas vapors emanating from a gas can were ignited by a nearby candle, police said.


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Long Island Man Spent Five Months Growing Massive, Award-Winning Pumpkin

A big pumpkin sitting on Scott Armstrong’s front yard in Commack recently took the top prize at the annual “Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off” in Westbury. The massive pumpkin tipped the scales at 12,079 lbs making it the heaviest pumpkin ever grown on Long Island.


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L.I. Baseball Coach Accused Of Stalking His Rival’s Family, Sending Threatening Messages

Police said that 45-year-old Robert Sanfilippo, who manages a team of 10- and 11-year-old boys, was arrested on charges of stalking and aggravated harassment. He appeared in court on Saturday for arraignment.


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Long Island Landlord Accused Of Burglarizing Tenant’s Apartment

The 45-year-old has been charged with burglary and is being held on $5,000 bond.


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Family Wants Land Back From Commack After School District Doesn’t Develop It

Carll deeded the land so it could be used for a historical museum and educational farm, but that never happened.


Police remove the body of a man whose remains were found in a wooded area in Commack on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: LIPA Worker Finds Man’s Body In Wooded Area In Commack

Police said a Long Island Power Authority worker who was cutting trees near the Indian Head Forest Condo Complex found the remains around 8 a.m.


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Teen Struck, Killed After Running Out Of Gas On Long Island Expressway

Police said 19-year-old Aaron Thomas had left his car parked in the safety zone of the expressway to buy gas on Commack Road and was struck while returning to his vehicle.


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Jeremy Lin Goods Are Hot! Merchants Love ‘Linsanity’

New York Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin is keeping cash registers busy across the area, including at the Modell’s in Commack.


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2 People Killed In 2 Fires On Long Island

Officials are investigating two separate fires Friday in Wainscott and Commack that left two people dead.


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No Snow Is Bad News For Some Businesses

Some hope the snow never comes back. But for those in the snow removal business, it’s been tough.


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L.I. Fitness Experts Have Tips For Getting In Shape, Keeping New Year’s Resolution

Did you make a New Year’s resolution to get fit? You’ll want to read this.


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Results: Bellone Cruises To Victory In Suffolk County Executive Race

Bellone took the county’s highest elected office with 57 percent of the vote to 43 percent for Carpenter, according to unofficial results.


FILE - Chest x-ray of a patient infected with tuberculosis (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Commack High School Reports Tuberculosis Case

Officials at Commack High School on Long Island say someone associated with the school has been diagnosed with tuberculosis.


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L.I. Couple Arrested Under Social Host Law Months After Teen’s Death

Police said the teen stumbled away from the Dix Hills house party with alcohol in her system and was struck and killed as she tried to walk across the nearby parkway.


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Police Investigating Death Of Patrick Luca, NYPD Officer Whose Body Was Recovered In LI Sound

Divers recovered the body of 41-year-old Patrick Luca Saturday afternoon in the mouth of the Nissequogue River.