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HUNT CONTINUES FOR OHEKA CASTLE GUNMAN. The shooting of Oheka castle owner Gary Melius on Monday at his estate turned hotel and catering hall is today's cover story. On Tuesday, Melius was in stable condition after undergoing surgery and police were still searching for the masked gunman.

Here are the latest updates from Newsday reporters.

by tara.conry

CBS SHOW FILMS ON LI.  See what Long Islanders are saying about downtown Mineola turning into a film set for the day as two scenes are shot for the CBS television series "Person of Interest." If you're in the area, share your photos. (Mention @Newsday in your tweet or Instagram.)

DRIVER FLEES CRASHPolice are searching for the driver of a car who fled the scene of a crash that left two passengers seriously injured Monday night in Deer Park.

CHRISTIANO'S CLOSES. The Syosset restaurant believed to be the inspiration for Billy Joel's hit song "Scenes from an Italian Restaurant" closed Monday.

PLOWING PRIVATE ROADS.  The lead story of today's "Our Towns" section looks at why hundreds of private roads across Long Island go unplowed by state, town and county snow removal crews every snowstorm. 

by tara.conry

HEARING ON NOISE, PARKING. East Hampton Village is getting ready for spring by proposing changes in the village code to address two perennial local problems — noise and parking.

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