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The Open Meetings or “Sunshine” laws of New York State and Suffolk County give the public the right to attend meetings of public bodies, listen to the debates and watch the decision-making process in action. The laws also require that notice of the time and place of all meetings be given prior to every meeting.
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Assemblyman Andrew Raia wants New York families to know that the state is offering resources to fight the zika virus free of charge. As New York faces a new threat of the zika virus, steps are being taken to provide residents with mosquito dunks, which are tablets that eliminate mosquito larvae when placed in water […]

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Little Shelter will hold its 19th Pet-A-Palooza adoption and fund raising extravaganza from 9am to 6pm on the weekend of the 20th, 2016. On Saturday and Sunday Little Shelter’s grounds are expected to be full of thousands of people looking to adopt a new family member and to join in the festivities. Pet-A-Palooza is famous […]

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Dear Neighbors,
The Long Island Blood Services have declared an official blood emergency. The local blood supply has reached a critically low level with a less-than-two-day supply of B negative, A negative, and O negative blood, which is the type needed most readily in trauma situations and emergency rooms because it is the “universal” blood type. […]

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At Vanderbilt Planetarium, You Can View the Sun Safely with New Solar Telescope

Visitors to the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum’s Reichert Planetarium can now view the Sun through a new solar telescope.
The Planetarium has just installed a Lunt Solar Systems hydrogen-alpha solar telescope in the Observatory – for daytime observation of the Sun.
Dave Bush, the Planetarium’s […]

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Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s maintain highest rating for Town’s bonds; Moody’s upgrades outlook
 
 
Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s Investors Services have upheld the Town of Huntington’s AAA bond rating, covering both existing debt and a planned $13.925 million bond issue scheduled for later this week.
 
Moody’s, in addition to maintaining the AAA rating, upgraded the Town’s outlook […]

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Amanda Ostuni of Huntington Station, NY, is one of 75 men and women pledging to perform 10 months of national service as part of the Atlantic Region’s FEMA Corps Class 23. FEMA Corps is a track of the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), an AmeriCorps program.
As a Corps Member, Ostuni will spend 10 months getting […]

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Thora (age 6) and her baby sister Willow (11 months), wanted to make a difference in the lives of animals. Thora talked to her parents about wanting to help animals in need. Their Mom and Dad spoke with Little Shelter staff and came up with an idea for the girls. Quickly the parents and a […]

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Boating in Huntington just got a little safer thanks to a $5,000 donation from local Anheuser-Busch distributor Clare Rose to fund the Sea Tow Foundation’s 42 Life Jacket Loaner Stations at the locations across Long Island. Huntington’s life jacket loaner stations, are available in a few locations- one is located at Britannia Yachting Center on […]

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Locally owned, Ondaloose Design studio, is working on a mural for the most current trending topic, Pokémon! This mural will include all 151 first generation Pokémon. Pokémon Go has taken over social media lately, with almost every personal post and news stories having something to do with the new mobile game. While it’s clear the game has […]

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