Commack Man Grows Record-Settting Pumpkin
How many pies can you make out of a 1,456-pound pumpkin? Ask Commack resident Scott Armstrong, who set a new record in the Hicks Nurseries biggest pumpkin grown on Long Island contest Sunday.
Armstrong grew the pumpkin in his backyard. As the contest winner, he took home a $500 cash prize, as well as a ribbon and trophy.
Armstrong told reporters that it took five months to grow the massive gourd, which trumped his previous year's record which was set at 1,279 pounds.Smithtown's Annual 'Dine With Wine' Week Starts Sunday
It's a foodie's delight. Dine out for deal at 23 participating Smithtown area during the annual "Dine with Wine" week.
New Tick Legislation Passes in County Legislature
New legislation that calls for construction of a plan to combat tick-borne disease passed the Suffolk County Legislature on Tuesday.
Zeldin, Demos Ready To Go After Bishop's Seat in 2014
Familiar names are entering the race for New York's 1st Congressional District. Republican state Sen. Lee Zeldin, of Shirley, and George Demos, a Republican from Brookhaven Town who twice vied for the Republican nomination in this race, both announced recently they hope to challenge Rep. Tim Bishop, D-Southampton, next year.
Commack's The Wedding Center Going Strong After 47 Years
Walking into the Wedding Center in Commack, is a bit like falling down Alice’s rabbit hole, only instead of landing in Wonderland, you arrive in Weddingland.
The store, which has been around for 47 years, is filled from top to bottom with dresses, favors, flowers, accessories, rings, cake toppers and more.