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The Suffolk County Red-light Camera Program is unconstitutional and ineffective. By the county’s own admission, rear-end collisions have increased 30%. In total, the program has fined Suffolk residents more than $30,000,000, with an average of 30-40% of these fees going not to the county, but Maryland-based Xerox, the vendor whom records and processes all fees […]

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Dear Friends and Neighbors,
By now we’ve all heard about the devastation that Hurricane Harvey has brought to Texas and the surrounding areas. Not so long ago, we were the ones in need of assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy; lets pay it forward! Community member George Schwertl has rented trucks to be driven to […]

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The Half Hollow Hills Central School District has announced the appointment of two district administrators; Dr. Patrick Harrigan is the new superintendent of schools, and Dr. Jeffery Woodberry is the new assistant superintendent for districtwide administration.
Harrigan had previously served as the district’s deputy superintendent, assistant superintendent for districtwide administration, assistant superintendent for secondary education and […]

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The Half Hollow Hills Central School District has appointed four new principals to begin leading the way at their buildings for the 2017-18 school year. The selections were made from a rich pool of highly qualified candidates that represented a mix of internal applicants and new faces to the district.

The principal position vacancies were filled […]

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Kyle Madden Receiving Award For Tackling Youth Sports With Positivity
 
At the New York Giants preseason game on Friday, August 11th, Half Hollow Hills High School West’s Head Football Coach Kyle Madden will be honored for his successful 2016 season and his dedication to football and our youth. Coach Madden is being recognized by the Giants […]

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A letter from Chief of Department Jason Bernfeld and Assistant Chiefs Chris Nolan, David Kaplan and Bill Schmitt to the entire membership of the Melville Volunteer Fire Department, published with permission…
 
To All Members,
I am writing this to the Department as a whole unit, a team that came together and proved the professionalism of this great […]

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Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the person(s) who stole items from a cell phone tower sub-station in Deer Park, New York.
 
An unknown person(s) stole 30 Marathon batteries, valued at $300 each, from 110 Brook Avenue, between April 22 and July […]

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Universal Pre-K Students Prepare For The Ride To Kindergarten
Do you remember the excitement of the first time you stepped on a school bus? Recently 150 4-year-olds in the Half Hollow Hills Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) program did just that, as they took part in a bus safety program before heading on a field trip to the […]

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NEEDLEWORKERS!
 
The Suffolk County Chapter of The Embroiderers’ Guild of America will hold its monthly meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at the Half Hollow Hills Community Library, 55 Vanderbilt Parkway, Dix Hills, NY.  We welcome beginner, intermediate or advanced stitchers.  No charge to attend first meeting.  For information, please call 631-423-3738. 

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Huntington Town and top Suffolk County officials will implement a comprehensive strategy focused on attacking gangs and reducing violent crime in the Town.
The commitment to devising a multi-pronged, multi-agency approach followed a meeting at Huntington Town Hall called by Councilwoman Tracey A. Edwards that included Supervisor Frank P. Petrone, County Executive Steve Bellone, Police Commissioner Tim […]

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