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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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We recently questioned why another local newspaper spent 4 weeks investigating $1300 in expenses.  These are some expenses and other uses of public money that we feel are important for tax payers to know more about.  We are investigating several of them and we encourage other media and tax payers to do the same.
Had Stu Besen […]

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Huntington Celebrates Hispanic Pride

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Town Hall Press Release
17th annual program honors community leaders, achieving students
Huntington, NY – More than 200 people joined with the Huntington Town Board and members of the Town’s Hispanic Task Force Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, at the 17th Annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration Program, an evening marked by performances of Peruvian music, the enjoyment of ethnic […]

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A Future Star?

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More than Plants are Growing Out of the Community Garden.

If this face looks familiar it is because Dave Francois’ picture and name were included in an article that was posted last week called Murals Bloom At Gateway Garden.  One of the things we try to do at the Huntingtonian is to anticipate what questions our readers may have while […]

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Message From The Editors

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In our recent reporting, we have been critical of our local government, especially our current Town Board.  There is a reason for this.  One of the reasons that we started this paper is many of their actions, that we consider outrageous, have gone virtually unreported by most of the mainstream media for far too long.  People are being […]

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Are You Sure We Need More Affordable Housing In Huntington Station?

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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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Huntington Town Hall is in Violation of the Freedom of Information Law

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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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Something’s being “Taken” but its not the “Blocks Back”

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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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Huntington Manor FD Mourns Ex-Chief Charles Hoffmann

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Photo above left: Charlie Hoffmann, second from left, is pictured with the Assistant Chiefs at his installation into office as Chief of the Huntington Manor Fire Department in 2000. From left are Mike Pastore, Charles Hoffmann, John Glidden, and Peter Nelson. Chief Nelson, also a New York City firefighter with Rescue Company No. 4, was […]

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Murals Bloom At Gateway Garden

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Standing tall or small, with tiny fingers dipped in paint or bigger hands wielding brushes, more than 70 volunteer adults and children painted for more than a month during this past summer to create 5 murals now gracing Gateway Park Organic Community Garden in Huntington Station.
On Saturday, Oct. 1, the community of gardeners and painters […]

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