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In this video a Huntington Station resident is trying to understand the relationship between the Suffolk County Police and Town officials in terms of code violations.  He asks Inspector Brady to clarify the role of the local police in addressing issues of obvious code violations.  He wants to know if there is a paper trail […]

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This beautiful parcel of land has been approved for subdivision.  It is located on Park Avenue across from the Huntington Jewish Center.  It is located in School District 3.   The home owners who live adjacent to the property have told us about the decades long ordeal they have endured in trying to preserve this land and protect  their quality […]

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The proposed Matinecock Court development will generate 155 multi-family housing units on a 14.5 acre parcel in East Northport that is currently undeveloped open space. This development equates to approximately 10.6 units per acre. The Town of Huntington Planning Board issued a Positive Declaration back in 1995 for the proposed development. When a planning board issues such declaration […]

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For More than 30 years there has been an ongoing and costly battle about the fate of a 14.5 acre plot of land on the corner of Elwood Road and Pulaski in East Northport.  In 1978 a not-for-profit group called Housing Help requested a change in the zoning code in order to build 162 federally subsidized housing […]

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Please be careful when listening to this audio as there is language that is not fit for children to hear. We have left the recording as is so you can hear exactly what was said.
Here is the audio (click the arrow to the right of the speaker icon):
Voice Message About FOIL Request
Here is the original […]

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The Huntingtonian has been and will continue to discuss the Freedom Of Information (FOIL) and Open Meetings Law. We believe that it is every citizens obligation to observe and determine if our government is operating justly.  This is the only way to preserve democracy and honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our […]

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This information is taken directly from the brochure created by the Committee On Open Government.  It is called Your Right To Know.  A copy can be obtained by calling (518) 474-2518.
Perhaps the most interesting thing to note about this area of the Freedom Of Information Law (FOIL) is that “a public body can never vote […]

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On January 11, 2011 the Town Board passed two resolutions, offered by Susan Berland, by a vote of 3-2 to approve the building of a project called Kensington Estates at the border of Huntington and Oyster Bay. The company that submitted the application for a change of zone was Triangle Equities 496 West Jericho Tpke. […]

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(Letter from AJ Carter to the Huntingtonian)
To the Huntingtonian:
I must ask that you correct willful inaccuracies in your article about the message left on the telephone of your editor, Nicholas Wieland.
In particular, at 1:07 into the recording, you will hear me say, clearly and unambiguously, “Frank wants me to respond to these FOILs right away.” This […]

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The Huntingtonian was trying to obtain information regarding the rental registration law as required by Town Code (see below).  We believe the law was passed with legislation in 2002 and recently amended to include Section 8 dwellings which were previously excluded.  We were under the impression that there was supposed to be some sort of […]

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