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Uploaded on Jan 1, 2012

July 29, 2013 - Melville Gated Communities - The Villages West at Huntington is a private, gated community in Melville in the Half Hollow Hills School District. http://www.LIPREALTY.com. Long Island Gated Communities and Golf Communities on Long Island have become very popular. The elementary school is Signal Hill. Middle School is West Hollow Middle School. The high school is Half Hollow Hills East. The house in the video is on Breeley Blvd in the Villages West and was listed with Hector Gavilla 631-870-0952. Call Hector about all homes for Sale in Melville or Long Island. Disclaimer: House in video may not be currently on the market. Also check out Villages at Huntington.

CONTACT HECTOR GAVILLA - LIP REALTY - 516-526-8557 (cell)

The Villages at Huntington and The Villages West at Huntington are both gated communities located near Pinelawn Rd in Melville in the Half Hollow Hills School District # 5 on Long Island. Both Long Island Private communities are located near Schmitt Farm and White Post Farms and Blackstone Steakhouse. Both the Villages and Villages West are situated close to the Route 110 Corridor and the Long island Expressway and Northern State Parkway.

Melville is a hamlet and is part of the town of Huntington in Suffolk County on Long Island, New York, in the United States.
It is directly east of Nassau County border. The Long Island Expressway (LIE) and Northern State Parkway, two of the country's busiest highways and major points of entry in and out of New York City, pass through Melville. Melville is located immediately off of Exit 49 of the LIE. New York State Route 110 runs through the center of Melville.

The area was known to the native Americans as Sunsquams. In the 17th century it was known as Samuel Ketcham's Valley, named for a local resident. Afterwards it was known as Sweet Hollow. This name was replaced by Melville in school records in 1854. There is some debate as to the origin of the Melville name. It may be derived from the Latin for honey. (the area had an abundance of honey bees and this may have also been the origin of the previous Sweet Hollow name). It should also be noted that the author Herman Melville was being published around this time.
A Presbyterian church was built in Melville in 1829 at the northeast corner of Old Country and Sweet Hollow Roads. In 1977 the church was moved 1-mile (1.6 km) to the West. The church was in continuous use until 1930. It reopened in 1944 for the funeral of Edward Baylis and has been in use since then.
In 1909 a trolley line to Huntington was established. This was an extension of the Huntington Trolley Spur and went as far south as Amityville and had a connection to Babylon.There were six fare zones, one of which was the Duryea Farm at Melville. The line was shut down a decade later after farmers complained that noise from the trolley frightened their animals. Buses provided transportation after the trolley line closed. The growing use of private cars also reduced demand for the trolley line.
In May of 2011, construction commenced for the replacement of the Northern State Parkway bridge over Route 110. The original bridge is 63 years old. The project was budgeted for $56,000,000 and is expected to be completed in winter of 2013 and 2014.
Long Island's tallest point is Jayne's Hill near Melville, with an elevation of 400.9 feet (122.2 m) above sea level.

Economy
Many large Businesses have office buildings along the Route 110 Corridor of Melville, NY
Canon, USA in Melville, NY
Underwriter's Lab (UL) in Melville, NY
Nikon in Melville, NY
Sbarros Headquarters in Melville, NY
Capital One Bank in Melville, NY
Arrow Electronics in Melville, NY
Adecco (headquarters) in Melville, NY
OSI Pharmaceuticals in Melville, NY
Estee Lauder in Melville, NY

Media
Newsday (headquarters) in Melville, NY
WLNY-TV (headquarters) in Melville, NY

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