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Huntington to Revitalize, Restructure Anti-Bias Task Force

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Councilwoman Edwards sponsors move to broaden representation on panel
          The Huntington Town Board, at its October 17, 2017 meeting, will consider a proposal to revitalize and restructure the Town’s Anti-Bias Task Force, broadening its representation and reflecting changing issues relating to bias since the Task Force was created in 1994.
          The proposal, sponsored by […]

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County Executive Bellone and Police Commissioner Sini To Swear In New Class of Police Recruits

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Suffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy D. Sini did swear in the newest class of police recruits on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 as they begin their six-month training at the Suffolk County Police Academy.
The class includes 81 Suffolk County Police Department recruits, as well as 11 recruits from associated and […]

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OPENING THE 2017 HUNTING SEASON IN NEW YORK STATE

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Column from Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua)

For many outdoor enthusiasts, few things are more exciting than the beginning of hunting season in New York State. Between small game and early bow season there are already hunters out in the woods, traveling our state and spending their hard-earned money at local businesses. Our Conference […]

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Board Sets Hearing on Deer Hunting Code Revisions

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The Huntington Town Board, at its August 15, 2017 meeting, set a September 19,2017 public hearing on proposed revisions to Town Code with respect to deer hunting, based on comments from residents since the code was amended two years ago to allow for bow hunting, subject to state regulations.
While noting that it is within the […]

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Councilwoman Edwards Sponsors Code Amendment To Ease Requirements To Hold Events On Town Property

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Councilwoman Tracey A. Edwards sponsored a code amendment at the August 15, 2017 Town Board meeting that changes the insurance requirements so that groups can hold events on Town property. “I was happy to quarterback this change. This is a win-win, there will still be the same protection for the town and this now lowers the cost […]

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Beach Advisory Issued for Centerport Yacht Club Beach

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Due to the rainfall that occurred Monday, August 7, 2017, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at Centerport Yacht Club Beach in Centerport. The advisory is based on the potential that bacteria in excess of New York State standards will impact the water.

Centerport Yacht Club Beach is located […]

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Twenty-two Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

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Residents are advised to eliminate standing water in and around homes
Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken announced today that 22 new mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus. The samples, all Culex pipiens-restuans, were collected  on July 26, 2017, from Lindenhurst (2), Copaigue(1), West Babylon (2), Huntington (2) Greenlawn (1), Huntington Station […]

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Huntington, Suffolk To Implement Comprehensive Anti-Gang Strategy

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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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Four New Suffolk County Beaches Closed

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Knollwood  Beach Association Beach, Fleets Cove Beach, Huntington Beach Community Association Beach, and Valley Grove Beach are all closed.
Amityville Village Beach, Tanner Park Beach, Venetian Shores Beach. Copiague Harbor POA, West Islip Beach and Lake Ronkonkoma remain closed.
 
The following beaches are closed to bathing due to the finding of bacterial levels in excess of acceptable […]

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Tragic Accident Takes Twins Lives In Melville Pool

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A Melville Mother woke this morning and saw one of her children floating in the families pool. She called 911 and the rescue personal were on the scene in 2 minutes.
The following statement comes from SCPD: “Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the drowning deaths of 3-year-old male twins that occurred in their backyard […]

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