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The parcel will be used for continued agricultural uses, the reconstruction of some of the farm buildings, and activities consistent with a passive park to include the creation of recreational trails and educational/interpretive uses.

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Suffolk County Legislator William R. Spencer (D-Huntington) will join Nassau County Legislator Judi Bosworth (D-Great Neck) to host a discussion about the current threats to Long Island’s water supply.

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It is especially disturbing that these contaminated soil piles are in such close proximity to Huntington Country Farms and furthermore even closer to Manor Field.

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The case involves a Town of Huntington resident, over 55 years of age, who experienced fever, headache, weakness, altered mental status and shortness of breath and was hospitalized early this month.

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Children who attend the Tri Community & Youth Agency Center in Huntington Station have been learning this summer where food comes from and how to grow it.

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Governor signs legislation permitting towns to create watershed protection improvement districts.

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To report dead birds, call the West Nile virus hotline in Suffolk County at 631-787-2200 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. To report mosquito problems or stagnant pools of water, call the Department of Public Works’ Vector Control Division at 631-852-4270.

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A question that is continuously asked by residents is how deep will the contaminated soil be buried on site and how close to the groundwater will the buried material be?

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The Huntington Town Board approved a resolution, at the July 24th meeting, to try and eliminate invasive submerged aquatic vegetation in Hecksher Pond, located in Huntington Village. During the summer months the pond is choked with invasive plant species such as Hornwart, which severely impacts the ponds recreational usage and additionally impacts the aesthetic views that the pond provides.

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Update: Cold Spring Harbor Beach Club Beach is now open as water samples are now within acceptable levels.

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