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Northport Senior Named Distinguished Finalist In Community Service Program

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Northport High School senior Zoe Perles was named one of eight distinguished finalists in the 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards in New York. This program is the nation’s largest youth-recognition program that is based on volunteer and community service alone.
Perles, raised in a home where serving the community and the less fortunate was a […]

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District Attorney Sini Announces Major Gang Initiative

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LAUNCH OF NEW GANG UNIT &
INCREASED COLLABORATION BETWEEN REGIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT

New Gang Unit Comprises Team of Attorneys and Investigators Dedicated to Prosecuting
All Crimes Committed by Gang Members in Suffolk County

Unit Will Employ Multipronged Strategy with Focus on Collaboration between Local,
State and Federal Law Enforcement Partners to Target and Eradicate Violent Street
Gangs like MS-13
Suffolk County District […]

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Northport Track Team Suffolk County Champs

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Northport High School’s boys winter track and field team defeated Brentwood High School on February 5, 2018, making them this season’s Suffolk County champions. 
Team members Isaiah Claiborne, Elijah Claiborne, and Dan O’Connor contributed to this victory with high placements in the 1000, 1600 and 1200 meter runs. 
“It was a great team victory, anchored by the […]

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Town Of Huntington Cat Shelter Now Under New Management

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As of January this year 2018, Little Shelter Animal Rescue & Adoption Center is bringing a new direction for the Town of Huntington Cat Shelter. After being awarded the contract to manage the cat shelter, a huge undertaking began to transform the building. Little Shelter’s amazing sponsors donated and installed new counter tops, desks and […]

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Northport English Teachers Honored For Statewide Excellence

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Northport High School English teachers Pamela Uruburu and Elizabeth Sherwood were recently named Educators of Excellence by the New York State English Council for the 2016-17 school year. Uruburu and Sherwood were honored at the NYSEC’s conference in Albany this past fall.
“I’m deeply honored by this recognition,” said Ms. Uruburu, “and after 28 years as […]

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New York School Bus Contractors Association Calls on Legislature to Increase Fines

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New York School Bus Contractors Association Calls on Legislature to Increase Fines for Illegally Passing a School Bus and to Provide Sales Tax Exemption for School Buses in the 2018-2019 Executive Budget
The New York School Bus Contractors Association is renewing its call for budget initiatives that will help taxpayers and school districts save millions of […]

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Four People Arrested for Selling E-Liquid Nicotine to Minors

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Suffolk County Police arrested four people for selling e-liquid nicotine to minors at businesses located in the Town of Huntington, New York.
In response to community complaints, Second Precinct Crime Section officers and representatives from the Suffolk County Department of Health Services Tobacco Regulation Enforcement Unit conducted an investigation into the sale of e-liquid nicotine to […]

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Supervisor Lupinacci Reminds Residents to Sign Up for Telephone Alerts

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Those without listed landline phones need to opt in for emergency calls
          Huntington Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci is reminding residents who do not have listed landline phones or who prefer to receive notifications on their cell phone to sign up for the Town’s Huntington Alert system by visiting the Town’s website.
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Lupinacci, Raia Celebrate Milestone at Local Church

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Island Christian Church marks half-century of affiliation with its pastor
          Huntington Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci and Assemblyman Andrew Raia joined with the congregation at the Island Christian Church January 14, 2018 in marking the 50th anniversary of the church’s affiliation with its pastor emeritus, Dr. Lester Ayars, and his wife, Diane.
 
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New York School Bus Contractors Association Joins Governor Cuomo in Calling for an Increase in Penalties for Drivers Who Illegally Pass a Stopped School Bus

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The New York School Bus Contractors Association is renewing its call for the passage of legislation to stiffen the penalties for drivers who illegally pass a stopped school bus.   This follows Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal made during his recent State of the State Address to increase fines on drivers who continue to ignore the law […]

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