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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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Annual Event in Honor of Scott Martella, Former Communications Director for Suffolk County Executive Bellone
 
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today announced the Scott Martella Back-to-School Drive in partnership with the Long Island Coalition for the Homeless to provide supplies for underprivileged students before the start of the school year.  The donation drive will be held […]

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Incoming Elwood-John H. Glenn High School junior, Iván Andrade recently traveled to Italy as a result of his first-place win on the level three 2017 American Association of Teachers of Italian’s National Italian Exam. Iván and former high school senior Michael Hermanns, who placed first on the level five exam, were placed in a drawing […]

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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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Councilman Eugene Cook would like to thank the constituents who took the time to respond to his survey regarding term limits.  Interestingly, the following results stood out:
 
 
 

98.07% of the people who responded are in favor of term limits.
86.54% supported that term limits included all elected officials
63.46% supported 2 terms of 4 years compared to 17.31% […]

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an ozone health advisory for the Long Island region for July 19, 2017. Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken advises that young children, the elderly, those who exercise or are involved in strenuous outdoor work, and those with pre-existing respiratory or heart problems, limit […]

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The Elwood Union Free School District’s Board of Education held their annual reorganization meeting on July 6, 2017 in preparation for the 2017-18 school year. Although unable to attend the meeting, Julia Fried, who was elected to serve on the board for another three-year term, was named president of the board as well in a […]

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Federal court dismisses challenge by absentee landlords 
          A federal judge has upheld the legality of the Town of Huntington’s regulations for non-owner-occupied rental housing units, dismissing a suit that had been brought by a landlords’ group that had challenged the requirements that they obtain permits and certify that the units meet all Town, Suffolk […]

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Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci, candidate for Huntington Town Supervisor, recently received the endorsement of the New York State Reform Party, an official party press release said Wednesday-July 5, 2017.  This comes as Lupinacci’s third party endorsement, also endorsed by the Republican and Conservative Parties. 
“These candidates were selected on the merits, not as the result of some […]

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Elwood-John H. Glenn High School boys soccer coach Lou Hanner was recently named a New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s Coach of the Year for the 2016-17 school year.
Hanner, who has coached at the high school for more than 15 years, was nominated by the NYSPHSAA and is now in the running for […]

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