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 In a unanimous vote of the Suffolk County Legislature at a March 13, 2012 meeting, resolution 127-2012 was passed. This resolution calls for authorizing the retirement and use of workforce housing development rights banked in the Suffolk County Save Open Space Bond Act Workforce Housing Transfer of Development Rights Program Registry for use in the […]

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ShotSpotter Stat Update

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Many media outlets covering a press conference with new Police Commissioner Webber a few weeks ago stated “the ShotSpotter system detected gunfire 517 times in about three months”. One of those dailies went on to state Webber as saying” that’s more than five incidents a day in places like Huntington Station”

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If we look at the larger number of $2,438,000, we could have helped about 70 families with 20% down payment assistance. That alone would have changed the entire direction of the community. If you think about the lost opportunity, it really is sad.

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Variance Decision Announced Regarding Matinecock Housing Project In East Northport.

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 There are many real estate transactions that the Town of Huntington has been involved in, mostly through the CDA (Community Development Agency). Other transactions involve the HHA (Huntington Housing Authority). In evaluating each of these transactions many of them appear to be illogical and deserving some kind of scrutiny. Many of them are bad financial deals […]

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A public hearing has been scheduled for May 22nd, 2012, at 7:00 PM to consider a complicated zoning change that ultimately affects two distinct parcels in the Town of Huntington.  The deal preserves a parcel of open space that is located at the intersection of Round Swamp Road and Old Country Road, in Melville otherwise known […]

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For the 3rd time since December 2011 Starboard Managing Member Jeffrey C. Smith expresses his concerns about the  AOL’s Display Business losing up to $500 million. Smith announced that Starboard said it planned to “promptly” file preliminary proxy documents to the Securities and Exchange Commission for the election of new board members at the company’s […]

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In response to Joan Cergol’s  article last week entitled, “Huntington Station is Rising Again”, Joan tries to make the point that the latest Town Revitalization Plan will succeed where others have failed because this time there are more people engaged in the process.  With all due respect, getting people engaged in the process hasn’t been […]

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We pay for a study (2006), wait a few years for delivery of the study (2010), and then have to file a FOIL request to get a copy of the study (2012) only to find out we have been and are continuing to pay $115 per rider per day. It’s no Joke! But we wish it was.

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It Just Ain’t So…

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In a recent article in the Long Islander Newspaper, Joan Cergol, who is on the EDC and Special Assistant to Supervisor Frank Petrone, discussed how Huntington Station is Rising Again.  She ended the article by stating, “when all is said and done, we can finally leave 1960’s Urban Renewal at the curb.”  The entire article […]

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