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Celebrating National Mentoring Month With Legislator William “Doc” Spencer

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Every child has hopes and dreams. Mentoring brings caring adults together with children in need through safe and effective programs.  By being a consistent adult presence in a young person’s life, mentors can help a young person navigate challenges, offer advice and share life experiences. Research has shown that children who have caring adults in […]

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Huntington Public Library “The Plays of August Wilson: Views of 20th Century Black America”

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Venue Name:   Huntington Public Library
Address:   338 Main Street, Huntington, NY 11743
Title: The Plays of August Wilson: Views of 20th Century Black America
Date: Friday, January 19, 2018      
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost:  Free
Description: August Wilson set himself an extraordinary goal: to create a series of plays, one for each decade of the twentieth century, in which he “explores the hope, heartbreak and […]

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Suffolk Health Commissioner Encourages Tobacco Users to Begin the New Year by Seeking Help to Break Their Addiction

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Tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable death and illness in the U.S.
Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken encourages residents who use tobacco to seek help in breaking their addiction by signing up for Suffolk County’s  “Learn to Be …Tobacco Free” program. The program, which is free to Suffolk County residents, offers assistance […]

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Suffolk County Expands Private Well Survey in Wainscott

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The Suffolk County Department of Health Services announced today the expansion of its private well survey in the vicinity of the East Hampton Airport following the detection of perfluorinated compounds known as PFOS (perfluorooctane sulfonate) and PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid) in 63 private wells.

Though PFCs are currently unregulated, the USEPA has identified both PFOA and PFOS […]

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2017 Santa Is On His Way – Check It Out From Norad

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The jolly old Saint Nick can be tracked through out the night click here to follow.
MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL HUNTINGTONIANS love from Santa.

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SUFFOLK COUNTY EXECUTIVE BELLONE SIGNS CESSPOOL BAN LEGISLATION INTO LAW

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Closes Loophole in Latest Step In Fight to Improve Water Quality on Long Island
 
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today signed legislation banning the continued installation of cesspools that have been identified as a primary source of nitrogen pollution that has degraded water quality throughout Suffolk County, contributing to harmful algae blooms, beach closures and fish […]

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Conditional Shellfishing Program Begins in Centerport Harbor

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         As a further indication of improving water quality in Huntington waters, the Town of Huntington and the State Department of Environmental Conservation have begun a conditional shellfish harvesting program in a previously uncertified portion of Centerport Harbor.
 
          According to a directive issued to shellfish harvesters, the program began December 15 and […]

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Suffolk Health Commissioner Encourages Tobacco Users to Seek Help in Attempting to Break Their Addiction

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Tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable death and illness in the U.S.
 
Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken encourages residents who use tobacco to seek help in attempting to break their addiction by registering for Suffolk County’s  “Learn to Be …Tobacco Free” program. The program, which is free to Suffolk County residents, offers […]

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Suffolk County Announces Opioid Overdose Prevention Classes

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Training includes administration of intranasal naloxone
 
County Executive Steve Bellone and Dr. James Tomarken, Commissioner of Health, are encouraging residents to take advantage of scheduled Opioid Overdose Prevention Classes.
The training, which meets New York State Department of Health requirements, will enable participants to recognize an opioid overdose, administer intranasal naloxone and take additional steps until […]

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Town Unveils Plans for Conte Center

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$10 million project will transform former State Armory into community activity hub
 
With 150 of his family, friends and colleagues looking on, the Town of Huntington unveiled concept plans November 25 for transforming the former New York State Armory into a community center to be named after the late Assemb. James Conte.
“We’ve been waiting for this […]

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