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Paramount Fall Victim's Condition Upgraded

Injured man identified as Ryan Cleary, 23, of East Northport.

An East Northport man is improving at Stony Brook University Medical Center after being critically injured from a fall from a balcony inside the Paramount Theater early Sunday.

Hospital officials confirmed to Patch that Ryan Cleary of East Northport has been upgraded to stable condition after arriving from Huntington in critical condition Jan. 1. 

Suffolk County police say a 23-year-old man fell approximately 15 feet from a balcony and broke his neck at about 1 a.m. during a new years eve event.

A police public information officer told Patch Tuesday the victim's name has not been released to the media. 

No charges have been filed regarding the , according to police.

"The incident appears to be non-criminal," said a police spokesman.

Hospital officials could not confirm if Cleary had suffered a broken neck.

Police say three people were arrested outside the theater on New York Avenue early Sunday in a separate incident for interfering with cops trying to secure the scene at about 1:50 a.m.

Anthony Mazzola, 24, of Connecticut, Jenna Natuzzi, 24, and Roslynn Natuzzi, 52, both from Old Brookville, were arrested for second degree obstruction of governmental administration, according to police.

Former National Basketball Association all-star Dennis Rodman, DJ Vic Latino and singer Mia Martina were special guests for the first-ever new years event at the theater which .

Scott Brown January 06, 2012 at 01:20 PM
@scamp. LOL. I guess we still haven't found heaven on Earth on Long Island. Dogs V. concert-goers. Pick your "poison."
Amy January 06, 2012 at 03:01 PM
I've lived here just about all my life. I'm thrilled to have the Paramount here. I hope the town moves forward to build more parking--we've needed it even before the Paramount. It will help all the other businesses in town. And hopefully the folks at the Paramount will be given some restrictions to be good neighbors to the other businesses. Agree, Scott. I hope the town board is reading this and doing something. Certainly can't make everyone happy, but there is great room for improvement right now.
Andrea January 06, 2012 at 09:09 PM
I have had zero issues with parking in town (though obviously I'm not finding a spot out front but who cares???), and I'm there quite often - getting dinner, take out, drinks with friends, shopping, etc., - all the restaurants and bars I frequent are busy whenever I'm there... There are some issues with the Paramount (there are also issues with other bars and restaurants too and there always have been) but a lot of these comments seem blown out of proportion to me.
suzanne ridenour January 08, 2012 at 03:51 PM
On my email, Karma2012 was ranting ridiculous words. I don't see it reprinted here, good. Lets keep this dialogue open, honest and sensible.
Scott Brown January 09, 2012 at 01:31 PM
Andrea, I agree. The apocalyptic commentary about Huntington Village isn't getting us anywhere. Compared with a number of other small Long Island villages where vacant retail space is very common, we seem to be doing pretty well. Nonetheless, I do think the town needs to look hard at the parking issue.

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