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Shooting at Lincoln Farm Apartments. Unconfirmed reports that 3 people have been shot. Police car involved in an accident as a result of this incident.  Neighbors claim this is a regular occurrence at Lincoln apartments and they are fed up. Police choppers are currently searching the area.  More to follow.
 

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ShotSpotter Update and Opinion

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It is with a sense of ambivalence that we inform you that ShotSpotter went live today.  While we are thankful to Jon Cooper and others who have helped to make this happen, we are saddened that it has become necessary.  We certainly hope that our local politicians do not hold their typical photo ops or press conferences to brag about […]

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The Huntingtonian has been and will continue to discuss the Freedom Of Information (FOIL) and Open Meetings Law. We believe that it is every citizens obligation to observe and determine if our government is operating justly.  This is the only way to preserve democracy and honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our […]

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More than 12 years later and our Town still fails to protect us from Slumlord abuse.
On May 1, 1999 there was a tragic fire at a commercial building at 28 West Hills Road that killed 4 and injured several Huntington Manor Firefighters, it was determined that there were 33 people living in the home. In this […]

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We received several requests to repost this letter, so here it is…
In response to a shooting that occurred in September 2009, the county held a forum to address growing concerns of safety in Huntington Station.  Frank Petrone, Mark Cuthbertson, Glenda Jackson, and Susan Berland did not show up to the forum.  Stu Besen who was […]

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After decades of abuse and neglect by all levels of government, the residents got together to demand attention.  In March of 2010, they held a rally in the hopes of being heard.  The message was that they wanted to feel safe and they wanted all levels of government to work together to protect the surrounding […]

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Note: Normally, the Huntingtonian provides very specific details in our stories.  In this story, we make reference to homeless shelters, sober houses, and other homes that are owned by the Town.  Because of the delicate nature of the situation and because children are involved, we have decided not to release the addresses of these dwellings.  […]

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From left to right: Frank Petrone, William Spencer, Don Pius, Robert Fonti
There has been much chatter over the years that Don Pius is supported by Supervisor Frank Petrone, Robert Fonti, who is Chair of the Huntington Housing Authority (HHA) and former HHA Chair, Dr. William Spencer, who is running for the 18th Legislative District. Don […]

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On July 7, 2010 the Town of Huntington issued a press release claiming the following:
“Continuing the Town’s crackdown on illegal apartments, Code Enforcement officers, in coordination with Suffolk County police, executed search warrants at four locations July 1, finding illegal apartments at all of the locations. The Town placed notices of hazardous conditions at three locations […]

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Code Violation Timeline

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This is how a typical case of a home with code violations goes through the system in the Town of Huntington. This is intended to give the reader a clear picture of why the the illegal housing problem is growing and is destroying the quality of life and contributing to the high taxes throughout our town. Since the system is broken there are people […]

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