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On February 18, 2014, a special meeting was held by the Huntington Town Board for the purpose of settling the 26 year battle about the fate of the Ruland Road development in Melville. The resolution to settle the lawsuit passed with a vote of 4 – 0. Newly elected Councilwoman Tracey Edwards abstained. The settlement […]

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Despite concern from Huntington Union Free School District Board of Education, the Town Board intends to vote on important zoning changes for Huntington Station at tonight’s (2/4/14) Town Board meeting meeting.
The following zoning changes are scheduled to be voted on at this evening’s Town Board Meeting:
2014-61.  AUTHORIZE the first amendment to the Master Developer Agreement […]

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On January 6, Ryan Porter and other representatives from Renaissance Downtowns addressed the Huntington School District Board of Education and made themselves available to answer questions.  Renaissance Downtowns is the master developer that was chosen by the Town of  Huntington in 2012 to help with the revitalization of Huntington Station.
Sean McLean, Renaissance VP and Erika […]

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Editor’s note:  This story was originally published last year.  In light of the recent alarming findings in the Suffolk County’s Comprehensive Water Resources Management Plan, we have decided to run it again.
By Ilene Fucci
Dan Gulizio was the guest speaker at a recent meeting of the Greater Huntington Civic Group. Mr. Gulizio is a resident of […]

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In November 2013, Judge Hackling decided in favor of the LaVertu’s in the town’s case against them.  It is alleged that the Town acted in a retaliatory manor against the LaVertu’s in regards to violations and fines on their home.  The defendant’s motion to vacate a Conditional Discharge and dismiss a Declaration of Delinquency was […]

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Ruland Road Lawsuit Continues

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After several hours and dozens of speakers, the town board voted unanimously to delay the decision to settle the Ruland Road law suit.
The lawsuit was initially brought by the Huntington Branch of the NAACP, Fair Housing in Huntington Committee, Inc. (“FHHC”), and several plaintiff’s including; Athena Hawkins, Ian John and Lynda John, Jasmine Curtis, Shavonda […]

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On December 10, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. there will be a public hearing to change the zoning of a parcel in Huntington Station from C-6 General Business to the less restrictive C-6 Huntington Station Overlay district.
The town board is considering a zoning change for a parking lot in Huntington Station located on the south side […]

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A zoning change will be held to consider amending the zoning from R-5 Residence District to C-1 Office-Residence for property located on the west side of Lowndes Avenue between Railroad Street and Columbia Street in Huntington Station.  The .95 acre parcel was rezoned in 2011 to accommodate 8 single family homes with 8 accessory apartments […]

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In September 1959 the Town began the Urban Renewal Project in Huntington Station under the Flynn administration and administered by Quentin Sammis, chairman, by condemning all businesses and residences along New York Avenue and Broadway through eminent domain. The project was called General Neighborhood Renewal Plan, better known as (LIFT) “Local Improvement For Tomorrow.” Buildings were taken over […]

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The event was not supposed to be political in nature as many fine young students were being honored

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