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In the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) that was filed by Avalon Bay they claim a lot of things and some of them are the following:
Page ix Executive Summary
Sewage flow from the proposed development would be directed to and treated by the Huntington Wastewater Treatment Plant. As part of the proposed action, a new sewer pump […]

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Stay-cation Ideas – Out East Family Fun

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Out East Family Fun, located in Riverhead, is a great choice for a family outing.  There is something to do for a wide variety of age groups.  In addition to all the great activities, there are picnic tables and lounge chairs for you to bring and enjoy lunch or a snack.  They have a concession stand with […]

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Hurricane Irene 11pm update: Conditions are deteriorating across the Island

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As of 11PM the center of Irene was about 255 miles south southwest of New York City and moving north northeast at 16 mph.  The maximum sustained winds are 80 mph with higher gusts.  Irene is a large Hurricane with Hurricane force winds extending 85 miles from the center of circulation.  Tropical Storm force winds extend […]

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The Fat Lady Is Singing and So Are The Republicans

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Vivienne Wong, her attorney Kevin Brosnahan and the Democrats have run out of ways to remove Gene Cook’s name from the Republican line this November. Despite the fact that the New York State Appellate Division decided unanimously that Gene Cook would rightfully remain on the ballot, an appeal was immediately filed by Vivienne Wong.  The […]

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Earthquake Hits East Coast

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(Huntington, NY 8/23/11 -2:03 pm)   An earthquake registering 5.8 on the Richter scale hit the east coast today at 1:51pm. The epicenter was reported 85 miles SW of Washington D.C.  The earthquake was 3.7 miles deep.  A large shock wave was felt in Huntington, NY.  Aftershocks are possible over the next few hours.
There were evacuations of buildings as a […]

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Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) New York State’s Freedom of Information Law (Public Officers Law §87 et. seq. ) allows members of the public to access records of governmental agencies. FOIL provides a process for the review and copying of an agency’s records. More information about the Freedom of Information Law can be found at: http://www.dos.state.ny.us/coog/foil2.html
 
At the […]

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Long Island Sound-Dolphins

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About 50 dolphins near Rocky Point were recorded by an amateur video on August 5th and on August 9th filmed outside Huntington Harbor. Ms. Durham of the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation believes they came from New York city into the sound.
It seems by the dates when these sightings were made the the POD was […]

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10,000 Page Views in a Little Over a Week, Thanks!

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We would like to extend a sincere thanks to all our readers who have made over 10,000 combined page views since the launch of this online newspaper. We opened for business last Saturday morning and have been greatly surprised at the warm welcome we have received.
As you can see there are many different advertising spaces on this […]

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Fatal Stabbing

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The Suffolk County Police Department is investigating the fatal stabbing of a man whose body was found on W. 13th Street in Huntington Station. Police received a 911 call  about a man laying on the ground at around 4:30 am. Police say the victim is Juan Carlos Benitez-Garcia, 31, of […]

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Betty Allen Twin Ponds Nature Park – It’s A Special Place For Nature Lovers

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The Betty Allen Nature Park is once again open to the public now that the environmental restoration project has been completed.  The nature park provides opportunities for fishing, hiking, bird watching, and enjoying scenic views.  Residents can access the nature preserve at the southwest corner of […]

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