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Supervisor Petrone Helps Welcome Chinese Scholar to Walt Whitman Birthplace

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Huntington Supervisor Frank P. Petrone joined officials from the Walt Whitman Birthplace and Assemb. Steve Englebright September 19 2016 in welcoming Chinese scholar Cheng Hong, who toured the birthplace while in the United States for the opening of the United Nations General Assembly with her husband, Chinese Premier Li Kequiang.

Professor Cheng, who has been a […]

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The History of the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Huntington

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Huntington Public Library
338 Main Street, Huntington, NY 11743
Friday, November 6
7:00 pm
Free
A.M.E. As you drive along Park Avenue and pass the little church up on the hill, across from Huntington Hospital, do you wonder what those 3 initials mean? Have they been a mystery to you all these years? Jeanette T. Johns is anxious to share with […]

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Vanderbilt Celebrates 65 Years as a County Museum

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The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum will celebrate the 65th anniversary of its official opening on July 6.
William K. Vanderbilt II — great-grandson of Cornelius Vanderbilt, the railroad and shipping magnate — died in 1944. His wife Rosamund continued to live in the Vanderbilt Mansion in Centerport until her death in 1947.
He realized the potential for […]

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Time Capsule Unearthed at Countrywood Primary Center

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South Huntington Schools will hold a special presentation marking the 50th Anniversary of Countrywood Primary Center. Twenty-five years ago, on June 8,1990, a time capsule was assembled by the Countrywood community and buried near the flagpole.
This morning (June 5, 2015) from 9:45 – 10:45 they will open and divulge the contents of that 25 year piece of history.
The Countrywood Primary […]

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Ceremony to Mark 40th Anniversary of Vietnam War’s End

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The Town of Huntington will commemorate the 40th anniversary of the end to the Vietnam War with a special breakfast June 11 in Melville, followed by the official unveiling of the plaque with the newest names added to the Vietnam War Memorial at Town hall later that afternoon.
The breakfast, which will begin at 9:30 a.m. […]

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Huntington Kicks Off Year-Long Commemoration of Civil War’s End

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The Town of Huntington will kick off a year-long commemoration marking the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War.
The first event took place on Friday, April 17, with a special reception at the historic Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Building, which was built as a memorial to the 39 Huntingtonians who died in the […]

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Huntington Lighthouse Trivia Night

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On Tuesday, August 19 at Honou Restaurant In Huntington.

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Vanderbilt Installs Sign Designating its Status on National Register of Historic Places

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The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. Now, thanks to a grant from the William G. Pomeroy Foundation, the museum can announce that coveted status at the grand iron gates to the estate.

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TRIVIA NIGHT & Extended Happy Hour in Huntington

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Robert Hughes, the Huntington Town Historian, and Claudia Fortunato-Napolitano host this fun evening of Huntington trivia! Five (5) categories, ten (10) questions each

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Woodbury Avenue School Historic Marker to be Unveiled June 14

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And alumni have chipped in to pay for a Town of Huntington historical marker that will be unveiled at the site of their beloved former school on Saturday, June 14 at 1 p.m.

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