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Town to Utilize Grass Carp to Control Aquatic Vegetation in Hecksher Park Pond

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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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Cold Spring Harbor Beach Club Beach Now Open

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

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New York State is currently investigating one human case that is being considered as probable for West Nile virus. The individual was hospitalized for several days and has fully recovered. Confirmation of West Nile virus will be dependent on the results of further testing.

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Fifteen Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

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Suffolk County Health Services (SCDHS) Commissioner James L. Tomarken announced that 15 additional mosquito samples from Suffolk County have tested positive for West Nile virus. The samples, collected between July 10th and 12th, were from locations in Huntington Station (2), Huntington (1). Nesconset (3),  Southampton (1), North Babylon (1), Lindenhurst (1),  West Babylon (4), West Islip […]

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Dead Crow Tests Positive For West Nile Virus In Northport

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Suffolk County Health Services (SCDHS) Commissioner James L. Tomarken announced today that the New York State Department of Health confirmed that a mosquito sample found in West Babylon has tested positive for West Nile virus. The positive sample was Culex pipiens-restuans collected on June 28th by an employee of the SCDHS’ Public Health Division. As […]

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Town Acts on Fishing Boat That Sank in Huntington Harbor

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The Town of Huntington has issued three summonses to the owner of a fishing boat that sank last week in Huntington Harbor and has been working with the owner on the removal of the vessel while containing any possible environmental damage.

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Tips To Help Your Lawn Survive The Summer Heat

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With the warm temperatures we are experiencing, the Irrigation Association of New York is offering five tips to help homeowners maintain their lawns and landscaping, while reducing water consumption at the same time.

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