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Town Board Expenses: Update

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This statement, which was received as part of our FOIL request from the Town, was misleading:
1) Instead of receiving a town-issued cell phone, Mark Cuthbertson and Glenda Jackson opted to receive a monthly stipend to be applied toward the cost of using their personal cell phones for Town business (other Town officials have made the same choice and […]

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Recently the Long Islander Newspaper ran an article about Herb Morrows’ reimbursed expenses as Mayor of the Incorporated Village of Huntington Bay. Morrow is a Republican candidate for Town Council this year. The total amount in question was $1,310.44.  The focus was on business meals that Morrow was reimbursed for that were approved by the […]

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After a long history of bearing the brunt of absorbing most of the tax negative housing for the Township and a weak economy, the Huntington School District is feeling the effects.  We are in the process of obtaining the numbers from the other school districts to make a compasison.  All school districts in this Township need […]

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Broken Promises From Town Board?

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Broken Promises, Failed Policies, or Lip Service?
For well over a decade Huntingtonians have been promised Revitalization of the Huntington Station community.  We hear the same promises over and over.
 
“The community of Huntington Station has gone through difficult times, but NOW ITS COMEBACK TIME. With input and guidance from those who work in the station and […]

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There are currently 66 houses for sale in Huntington Station that are under $250,000. Listed below are the asking prices, so they could probably be purchased for even less. It would seem logical to work toward getting people into some of these homes instead of continuing to spend millions of dollars knocking down houses and […]

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After a friendly reminder that Town Hall is breaking the law, and a field trip to 100 Main Street, we are beginning to get some of the information we have requested.  The information we asked for and the answers given by Town Hall are as follows:
These were our questions:
How much money was used for the […]

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By failing to comply with this very specific law, our Town leaders are leaving all Huntingtonians vulnerable to having our hard earned tax dollars wasted on costly lawsuits.
It is common practice in Town Hall to make public documents unavailable to citizens of the town of Huntington.  If documents were readily available, town residents might be very […]

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“This is what Take Back the Blocks is all about – replacing substandard living units with decent housing, and replacing absentee landlords with residents who have the pride of ownership. When completed, this project will go a long way toward stabilizing this neighborhood,” said Supervisor Frank Petrone, who created the program with his Town Board […]

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From left to right: Frank Petrone, William Spencer, Don Pius, Robert Fonti
There has been much chatter over the years that Don Pius is supported by Supervisor Frank Petrone, Robert Fonti, who is Chair of the Huntington Housing Authority (HHA) and former HHA Chair, Dr. William Spencer, who is running for the 18th Legislative District. Don […]

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On July 7, 2010 the Town of Huntington issued a press release claiming the following:
“Continuing the Town’s crackdown on illegal apartments, Code Enforcement officers, in coordination with Suffolk County police, executed search warrants at four locations July 1, finding illegal apartments at all of the locations. The Town placed notices of hazardous conditions at three locations […]

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