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SCSSA Releases Its Blueprint For Action To Enhance School Safety

On Aug. 27, 2018, the Suffolk County School Superintendents Association executive board introduced the association’s five-point Blueprint for Action to Enhance School Safety during a meeting with Suffolk County law enforcement officials and representatives from the office of Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone.
Hosted by the Elwood School District, the meeting was facilitated by Dr. Kenneth […]

Birchwood 4th-grader Preston Park is a National Champion

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It’s been a very busy summer for South Huntington 4th-grader Preston Park. Preston brought home a total of 5 medals from National and International Taekwondo Championships, and if that weren’t enough, Preston, who is ranked first nationally in his age group for the Black Belt Division, has been selected by Sports Illustrated as their Sportskid […]

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Suffolk County Executive Bellone, Police Commissioner Hart Announce School Safety Plan Ahead Of Back To School

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart announced a multi-pronged plan designed to increase school safety and reduce response times for emergency personnel ahead of the start of the 2018-2019 School Year. The latest initiatives are in addition to several public safety measures recently undertaken by Suffolk County to ensure students, teachers, administrators […]

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Town Officials Celebrate Grand Opening of Northridge, Huntington Station Revitalization Project

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On Monday, May 7, Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci, Councilman Mark Cuthbertson, Councilwoman Joan Cergol, and Tax Receiver Jillian Guthman joined Renaissance Downtowns and Source the Station for the grand opening ribbon-cutting at Northridge, the mixed-use building dubbed “Phase 1” of the developer’s Huntington Station revitalization project.
 
“This area was once a vibrant, thriving downtown and we […]

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Councilwoman Cergol Recognizes Huntington Mock Trial Team

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Huntington Councilwoman Joan Cergol, at the May 1, 2018 Town Board meeting, recognized the Huntington High School Mock Trial Team, which recently was crowned Suffolk County Champion.
Councilwoman Cergol also gave special recognition to Xavier Palacios, a Huntington school board member who helped establish the team four years ago and who serves as one of its […]

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Invisible People of Color: Whaling Captains, and Crew on All Sides of Long Island Sound

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Sandi Brewster-Walker, independent historian, genealogist, and freelance writer, presents a history of 19th century whaling captains and their crew on Long Island

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Huntington’s 31st Annual Black History Month Program Will Highlight Contributions by Women of Color

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The Town of Huntington will mark its 31st annual Black History Month celebration February 15, 2018 by focusing on achievements and contributions women of color have made to scientific research, social service agencies, government and business.
The program will give special recognition to Huntington resident Margaret Breland, who spent nearly two decades as the director of the […]

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Cotton: An Interactive, Musical Presentation Honoring the African American Slave

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Venue Name: *Huntington Public Library*

Address: *338 Main Street, Huntington, NY 11743*

Title: *Cotton: An Interactive, Musical Presentation Honoring the African
American Slave*

Date: *Saturday, February 17, 2018*

Time: *2:00 PM*

Cost: *Free*

Description: This interactive, musical presentation remembers and honors
the plight of the African American slave through Spirituals, interspersed
with classic Slave Narratives. Visuals include historic photos […]

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New York School Bus Contractors Association Calls on Legislature to Increase Fines

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New York School Bus Contractors Association Calls on Legislature to Increase Fines for Illegally Passing a School Bus and to Provide Sales Tax Exemption for School Buses in the 2018-2019 Executive Budget
The New York School Bus Contractors Association is renewing its call for budget initiatives that will help taxpayers and school districts save millions of […]

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HUNTINGTON COMMUNITY FIRST AID SQUAD CALLED TO MULTI VEHICLE ACCIDENT MONDAY MORNING

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The Huntington Community First Aid Squad was dispatched to a reported multi vehicle accident at approximately 7:45 AM Monday morning.  The accident occurred at New York Ave and Northridge Street.  Upon arriving at the scene the crew found 3 vehicles involved, one of which was a school bus with teenagers on board.  The bus was […]

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