Huntington Town Board to Consider Designating The Teich House an Historic Landmark


The Huntington Town Board, at its March 6th meeting, scheduled a public hearing to consider designating the The Teich House an Historic Landmark, approved work program agreements to help the Town expedite nutritious meals to homebound seniors at no cost to the town, and geared up for spring and summer events.

The Town scheduled a public hearing for the Tuesday, March 20th Town Board Meeting at 7:00 PM to consider designating The Teich House building and property at 12 Academy Place, Huntington Station, as an Historic Landmark.

The Max and Rosie Teich Homestead, named after the family that lived in the house, raised their family there and ran a dairy on the site. Dr. Samuel Teich, Max and Rosie’s son, was a legendary community physician who delivered tens of thousands of babies and cared for thousands of patients over a half-century of practicing medicine in Huntington Station from 1935 to 1985.

The Town Board also entered into work program agreements with the Association for the help of Retarded Children (AHRC) and Developmental Disabilities Institute (DDI) to have their program participants provide assistance for the Town of Huntington Home Delivered Meal Program at no cost to the Town.

The Town Board approved the use of Heckscher Park by The Art League of Long Island for its annual Art in the Park Fine Arts and Crafts Show on Saturday, June 2nd and Sunday, June 3rd. The use of Crab Meadow Beach for the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce’s Endless Summer Beach Bash and networking event Wednesday, July 18th was also approved. The Town greenlighted the Huntington Waterfront Festival at Mill Dam Park and Mill Dam Marina, agreeing to cosponsor the event with the Greater Huntington Council of Yacht and Boating Club on Sunday, May 20th.

In other action, the Town Board:

  • Accepted a donation from the Melville Lions Club for a bench in Sweet Hollow Park in Melville to commemorate the club’s 100th year anniversary.
  • Enacted “no stopping” parking restrictions at Gerard Street and Stewart Avenue in Huntington.
  • Scheduled a public hearing Tuesday, March 20 at 7:00 PM to consider authorizing various actions be taken upon property in violation of Town Code: 22 Maplewood Drive, Northport.
  • Scheduled a public hearing Tuesday, March 20 at 7:00 PM to consider adopting “no stopping” restrictions at the intersection of Hauppauge Road and Daly Road in Commack.
  • Scheduled a public hearing Tuesday, March 20 at 7:00 PM to consider changing the parking restrictions for Town Parking Lot #35 at the southeast corner of Tenth Avenue and First Street in East Northport, enacting no parking from 6:00 AM to 8:30 AM, 15-minute parking, 3-hour parking, and time restrictions as posted.
  • Scheduled a public hearing Tuesday, April 10 at 2:00 PM to consider amending the conditions of approval of an R-HS Residential health Services zone change application, approved in 2016 for Gurwin Senior Housing, a senior community of 237 units on 10.47 acres located next to the existing assistant living facility and nursing home, to no longer require the Commack Road driveway align with Laurinda Drive on the east side of Commack Road.

Scheduled public hearings Tuesday, March 20 at 7:00 PM to consider both granting a variance and issuance of a Special Use Permit and the execution of a license agreement for the construction of a residential fixed pier and floating dock assembly at 24 Woodland Drive, Halesite.

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