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Hauppauge

Hauppauge
Beginnings: Indians dubbed the area around the headwaters of the Nissequogue River Hauppauge meaning "overflowed land". With the arrival of the Europeans, the area was divided between Smithtown and Islip. On the Smithtown side, the land was owned by Richard Smith. But the first settler was Thomas Wheeler. The area became known as The Wheelers. That name stuck until 1843, when it reverted to Hauppauge.
Photo: A view at Hauppauge
Beginnings: Indians dubbed the area around the headwaters of the Nissequogue River Hauppauge meaning "overflowed land". With the arrival of the Europeans, the area was divided between Smithtown and Islip. On the Smithtown side, the land was owned by Richard Smith. But the first settler was Thomas Wheeler. The area became known as The Wheelers. That name stuck until 1843, when it reverted to Hauppauge.
Photo: A view at Hauppauge
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  • Girls lacrosse: McDonogh routs Garden City in MD-NY Challenge

    Girls lacrosse: McDonogh routs Garden City in MD-NY Challenge
    Shortly after the final whistle in the Maryland-New York Challenge on Saturday, strong winds and heavy rain swept across the St. Paul's School for Girls' home field in Brooklandville. The storm that McDonogh unleashed on Garden City in the final game...
  • Video: Orlando Magic and Dwight Howard evoke stir at Baruch College

     
    NEW YORK — Stan Van Gundy and his players knew next to nothing about Baruch College, the school in Manhattan where their team practiced Tuesday afternoon. But Baruch College students knew all about the Orlando Magic....
  • Remains Found On LI Beach Not Of Missing NJ Woman

    Remains Found On LI Beach Not Of Missing NJ Woman
    The human remains found off Ocean Parkway, west of Cedar Beach, on March 29 have been determined to not be those of missing New Jersey woman Shannan Gilbert, officials announced Thursday. As the investigation into Gilbert's disappearance continues,...
  • N.Y. company acquires Conexant

    A semiconductor company from New York has acquired Newport Beach-based Conexant Systems Inc. for $284 million, Conexant officials said Monday in a news release. SMSC, headquartered in Hauppauge, N.Y., has struck a deal with Conexant — a supplier of...
  • Police: 3 LI Bodies ID'd, May Be Serial Killer

    Police: 3 LI Bodies ID'd, May Be Serial Killer
    The three remaining bodies found near Jones Beach on Long Island have all been identified, Suffolk County police and the district attorney announced Monday. They were identified as Melissa Barthelemy, 27, from the Bronx; Amber Lynn Costello, 27, from...
  • Pension probe: Hank's Multi-faceted Enterprise Inc.

     
    As noted before in this space, Hank Morris, the alleged off-the-plaza toll collector for New York pension investment business now facing criminal charges, came to own the Hauppauge-based printing business Curran & Connors. According to this Times story,...
  • Unions Fight Paterson's Furlough Plan

    Unions Fight Paterson's Furlough Plan
    They plan to fight. According to Newsday, New York's state employee unions vowed a legal challenge to Governor David Paterson's furlough plan. The Public Employees Federation plan to ask a federal judge for a temporary restraining order to prevent the...
  • Five Long Island Massage Parlor Workers Arrested For Prostitution

    Five Long Island Massage Parlor Workers Arrested For Prostitution
    In the latest massage parlor raid, five women working at Lindenhurst and Hauppauge massage parlors were arrested for prostitution Friday, according to the Suffolk County police department. The arrests are just the latest in a crackdown on Long Island...
  • Driver, 20, Arrested For Hit-And-Run That Killed 11-Year-Old Girl

    Driver, 20, Arrested For Hit-And-Run That Killed 11-Year-Old Girl
    Suffolk County Police have arrested a woman Wednesday for causing a hit-and-run crash that killed an 11-year-old girl. Police say Maureen Lambert, 20, of Stony Brook was the driver who mowed down young Courtney Sipes as she was crossing the street with...
  • House Fire Leaves 3 Dead, 2 Childen Injured

    House Fire Leaves 3 Dead, 2 Childen Injured
    An early morning Long Island house fire has left three dead and two children injured Tuesday. The fire at 46 Hickory Street in Central Islip was reported at 5:37am. Firefighters from nearby towns of Islip Terrace, Hauppauge, Brentwood, Lakeland and...
  • Teacher Denies Raping Mount Sinai Bartender

    A Three Village elementary teacher accused of raping a bartender pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to charges of rape, aggravated sexual abuse and assault. Michael Wachholder, 30, of Rocky Point, was ordered held on $450,000 bail. He is due back in...
  • Foot Powder Sparks Scare At Adelphi University

    Foot Powder Sparks Scare At Adelphi University
    Students at Adelphi University were held in lock down for nearly 5 hours Tuesday, after a suspicious powder was found inside a classroom building. The substance turned out to be foot powder, Nassau County Police confirmed to PIX News. University...