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Practice Next To Arsenic Mountain

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This photo was taken on Sunday, September 23, 2012.  Athletes practice at Manor Field with contaminated soil in the background from the Avalon Bay Huntington Station construction site.

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Town of Huntington to Acquire Carpenter Farm

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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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Once Again Avalon Bay Is Not In Compliance With Soil Management Plan

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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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Human Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed in Huntington

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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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LICAN/TRI CYA CHILDREN’S PROGRAM CURES NATURE DEFICIT

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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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Legislation Would Give Towns a New Tool to Protect Water Quality

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

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Twenty-One Additional Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

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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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Avalon Bay Soil Management Plan Update

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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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