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The Don Pius scholarship was established several years ago as part of a deal that the Town Board made with this notorious landlord.  Pius is especially well known in the Huntington School district since his more than 70 homes in that school district are eyesores in the community and have many school aged children living in them.  […]

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In last weeks issue of  Closing Of Jack Abrams School, we stated how in 1988 the Supreme Court of the United States upheld the ruling that the Town of Huntington violated the Federal Fair Housing Act by limiting public housing to the small section of town known as the Urban Renewal area. The ruling stated that […]

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Former Huntington High School Graduate, Patrick McCourt Tragically Died Saturday, September 17th, 2011. Patrick graduated from Huntington High School in 2006.  He played baseball, was Captain of the Fencing team, Performed in the Marching Band, and participated in various activities while attending Huntington High School. 
Patrick was walking on Veterans Memorial Highway at 5:30 am on Saturday.  He was hit by Jose Santos, […]

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Huntington Awareness Day Photos

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The new school year kicked-off on Wednesday with only a few wrinkles as hundreds of teachers and nearly 4,400 Huntington School District students seamlessly transitioned from vacation mode to a resumption of classroom education.
There were a handful of transportation snafus that officials worked feverishly to solve throughout the day. New Superintendent James W. Polansky and […]

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The closing of the Jack Abrams school can be directly tied to decades of discriminatory housing practices in the Town of Huntington. These housing practices can be traced back to prior to the destruction that is referred to as “Urban Renewal” and continues all the way through to the most recent Town Council meetings.
In 1969, […]

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Two Huntington Seniors among Long Island’s Best

(Huntington, NY 8/29/11 12pm -hufsd.edu) The new school year hasn’t even started, but two Huntington High School students are already earning honors. The pair is among a small group of teenagers to be cited as Long Island’s top scholar-artists.
Incoming seniors Andrew Ku (music) and Roxana Moreira (media arts) are […]

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The earliest history of Urban Renewal can be traced back to shortly after WWII when the National Housing Act of 1934 was enacted.  This established the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) for the purpose of improving housing conditions and raising housing standards.  This eventually led to the development of The Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  Although HUD was developed […]

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Imagine for a moment that a small portion of Anytown USA was invaded by another country and the result was that certain facilities were taken over and occupied. Would we as a nation tolerate that and move along?  Would our Government remove the visitors and turn our backs on the residents who live there? It seems […]

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