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Heckscher Park Tree Planting Marks Arbor Day in Huntington

Supervisor Frank P. Petrone and members of the Huntington Town Board marked Arbor Day 2017 Saturday April 22 by joining with students and administrators from the Huntington and Harborfields School Districts in planting a tree in Heckscher Park, one of 100 to be planted this year in honor of the park’s 100th anniversary.
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On Sunday March 12, 2017, Senate Republicans presented a proposal to spend over $8 billion on clean water and sewer projects, a $5 billion infrastructure bond plan and the formation of an institute to set state standards for unregulated contaminants. The proposal is part of the Senate Republicans’ “one-house budget” proposal that will be released […]

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Town’s energy efforts make it eligible to apply for $250,000 in state funding
 
            The Town of Huntington has earned a Clean Energy Community designation, making the Town eligible to apply for $250,000 in state funding that can be applied to future energy projects.
            The designation is part of the statewide […]

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Huntington, Citizens Campaign for the Environment launch social media educational video
          The Town Huntington and the Citizens Campaign for the Environment today released a video illustrating the recently completed rain garden bioswale at Centerport Beach, a project aimed at filtering 80 percent of the stormwater runoff that has been polluting Centeport Harbor.
          The three-and-a-half-minute video, […]

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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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            Students at Northport High School heard from guest speakers about plastic pollution and waterways on Nov. 21, 2016. Hosted by the school’s Environment Team, a program that focuses on the interactions of human culture and the natural world, the lecture featured Executive Director for Citizens Campaign for the Environment (CCE) Adrienne Esposito and Suffolk […]

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First Alternative Wastewater Treatment System to Be Approved in County’s History during National Septic Smart Week
 
On September 20, 2016 Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone was joined by regional water quality experts and environmental advocates to announce that for the first time an on-site advanced wastewater treatment system has been provisionally approved for residential use in […]

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Permits Available at Park Offices on September 26th, 2016

Suffolk County Park Officials announced that Archery Permits will be available for purchase beginning September 26, 2016.
The Suffolk County Parks Department is pleased to offer 1,000 additional acres of hunting properties this season which is set to begin October 1, 2016.  These additional properties include parcels in […]

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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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Town Completes Purchase of Two Open Space Parcels
The Town of Huntington recently completed action on two parcels, one in Fort Salonga and the other in Cold Spring Harbor, that in one case will extend a passive park area and in the other will add to an existing nature preserve.
The Town took title earlier this […]

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