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Town Schedules Hearing on Transit Short-Term Rentals
Town Code amendments seek to regulate rentals offered by networks such as Airbnb, HomeAway and VRBO
          The Town of Huntington has scheduled a January 10, 2017 public hearing on two measures aimed at regulating transit short-term rentals such as those offered by networks like Airbnb, HomeAway and VRBO.

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The holiday season is a time for joy, but accidents can and do happen. According to the  U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, there were an about 254,200 toy-related injuries treated in U.S. hospital emergency departments in 2015. Of these injuries, 73 percent happened to children under the age of 15 and 35 percent happened to […]

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Recently, South Huntington’s, Stimson Middle School homerooms 216 and 410 presented a Pennywars check for $1,500 to Brittany Schiavone, founder of Brittany’s Baskets of Hope. This is a wonderful organization that is dedicated to bringing information, support, guidance and hope to families that have recently welcomed a baby with Down Syndrome into their lives.
Brittany, a […]

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Versatility of Street Art
Juror Phetus
Opening Reception
Tomorrow, December 9, 2016
6-8 pm
Main Street Gallery
213 Main Street
Huntington, NY
All are welcome to attend
Free event
on display through January 7, 2017

 

“The Versatility of Street Art” is the result of our call to artists to “create without limits”. Juried by Phetus, Long Island’s very own graffiti/street artist. “Being raised […]

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After calling veterinarian after veterinarian on Long Island, Gabriel Randall a retired veteran, who is currently unemployed, was turned away from every one. His family cat, TIGGER who lived with him, his wife and his children had a broken leg. TIGGER needed help ASAP. The family was desperate and the veterinarians who did offer some […]

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Open Mic Precedes Featured Artists Steven Pelland and Aly Tadros
 
Steven Pelland and Aly Tadros, two of the singer-songwriters who showcased their talents during last summer’s Huntington Folk Festival, are the featured artists during the monthly Hard Luck Café series at the Cinema Arts Centre (423 Park Avenue, Huntington) on Thursday, Dec. 15. The 8:30 p.m. […]

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A representative from The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) recently came to visit The Chai Center’s CTeen chapter in Dix Hills (CTEEN West Suffolk County) to discuss how to address anti-Semitism in schools, neighborhoods, college campuses and the community at large. The teens participated in role playing, group discussions, and talked about their personal experiences.  High school senior Dara Blitzer, said, […]

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See Santa Claus in Dix Hills

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Santa Claus is Coming to Dix Hills FD 

Santa and his helpers from the Dix Hills Fire Department, with a fire engine and ambulance escort, will be traveling through the streets of Dix Hills bringing holiday greetings and candy treats for the children.
Residents are welcome to flag down Santa and have a picture taken with him.
Weather permitting, Santa and […]

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Suffolk County Police Department’s Chief Surgeon and Medical Director Dr. Scott Coyne has been named The Physician of Excellence for New York State EMS and also received the REMSCO 2015 EMS Physician of Excellence Award for Suffolk County.
 
The Physician of Excellence Award for New York State EMS is presented annually by the New York State Department […]

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60-bed specialized unit promotes quality of life care
for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients

Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center has announced the opening of its Memory Care Unit, a secured, 60-bed first floor unit located in the facility’s Schachne Pavilion.  According to Herbert H. Friedman, Executive Vice President/CEO, “We have created a designated Memory Care Unit at […]

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