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Clothing Sales Tax Exemption Begins In April

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Assemblyman Jim Conte (R, I, C, WF-Huntington Station) today announced that New York State’s sales tax exemption for clothing and footwear costing under $110 will be reinstated April 1st, 2012.  Conte, an ardent supporter of a lower tax rate to stimulate business growth, is pleased to see this restriction on both companies and consumers being […]

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Town Comptroller Resigns

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Commack Students Honored With President’s Award

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Commack Middle School students Joseph Materia and Alexa Svensson were selected as local honorees of the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards for their exemplary volunteer work. These outstanding, hard-working volunteers have now earned additional recognition as recipients of the President’s Volunteer Service Award.

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Huntington Firefighters Battle Lloyd Harbor Blaze

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Volunteers from the Huntington Fire Department were dispatched to battle a raging house fire on Hawk Drive in the Village of Lloyd Harbor, Saturday, March 24, at 3:43 p.m.  Upon arrival, firefighters found the two-story waterfront home fully involved in flames, and began an exterior attack with handlines and aerial ladders.  Mutual aid assistance was […]

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Don Pius & Town Hall

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Don Pius is one of the most notorious landlords in Huntington.  The history of Donald Pius in the Town of Huntington and specifically Huntington Station is a very involved story.  Over the past several decades Pius has made a fortune at the expense of his tenants and the tax payers.  The actual cost of Don Pius’ mismanagement […]

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First Annual Read-a-Thon at Oldfield Middle School

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Sixth-grade students of Oldfield Middle School in the Harborfields Central School District participated in the first annual Literacy Committee Read-a-Thon. The fundraiser took place on Friday, March 2, a date celebrating both the birth of author Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss) and the nationally recognized “Read Across America Day.” Students pledged to read a certain […]

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Coachman Motor Home Destroyed on Oakwood

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At approximately 5pm on March 24 a Coachman Motor home was driving north on Oakwood Road. He had just passed the train tracks when he  noticed the motor home was on fire. He pulled over to check out the problem. A witness said “thankfully he continued until he cleared the over head electric lines.  If not, […]

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Once Upon a Mattress – March 24

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Please attend the Finley Drama group musical, Once Upon a Mattress, tonight, Saturday March 24th, 7:30.  Finley Middle School is located on Greenlawn Road, Huntington.

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Dix Hills Fire Department Officers Installed

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The Dix Hills Fire Department recently held their annual inspection and installation ceremony. The following officers were installed for 2012.

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Shaving the Way to Help Cure Childrens’ Cancers

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It’s easy to see how many dedicated and generous people there are in the Commack Schools, just look at their heads! The Commack School District raised almost $80,000 for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, with 305 shavees, 125 volunteers, and 12 hairstylists participating in the March 16 event.

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