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James Polansky – Something To Agree About

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In a school district that is too often divided, there is finally something to agree about.  It’s the confidence the community seems to have in their new Superintendent, James Polansky.  When the search for a new leader of the Huntington school district was coming up short, sitting BOE member, Rich McGrath encouraged Mr. Polansky to apply for the position.   McGrath felt Polansky had […]

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Visit Tropical Smoothie Cafe & Help The Blue Devil Crew Program

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Make sure to stop by Tropical Smoothie Café on Wall Street in Huntington village on Thursday (Oct. 20) between 3-8 p.m. and help out the Huntington High School crew program.
The Blue Devils will receive 20 percent of the proceeds generated by customers presenting a special flyer available on the Huntington School District’s website at www.hufsd.edu. […]

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October 18, 2011
Letter to the Editor:
The New York State Democratic Committee continues their daily mailers to try to convince me that my school taxes are going up because of one person, Huntington School Board member Liz Black.
I am told the “solution” is to elect their candidate Democrat William Spencer to represent me in the Suffolk […]

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HUFSD – Washington School – Harvest Hoedown

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On October 14, 2011, Washington Primary School held their second annual Harvest Hoedown.  It was a big success thanks to all the planning and hard work of the many PTA volunteers.  The events main coordinator was Michele Deegan who did an outstanding job of making sure there was something fun for everyone.   There was music, refreshments including […]

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Something’s being “Taken” but its not the “Blocks Back”

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“This is what Take Back the Blocks is all about – replacing substandard living units with decent housing, and replacing absentee landlords with residents who have the pride of ownership. When completed, this project will go a long way toward stabilizing this neighborhood,” said Supervisor Frank Petrone, who created the program with his Town Board […]

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Note: Normally, the Huntingtonian provides very specific details in our stories.  In this story, we make reference to homeless shelters, sober houses, and other homes that are owned by the Town.  Because of the delicate nature of the situation and because children are involved, we have decided not to release the addresses of these dwellings.  […]

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Former Huntington H.S. Student Enjoying Harvard

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At this time last year Alexandra Kiley was walking the halls of Huntington High School, serving as the school’s student council president, earning typically stellar grades, memorizing her lines for the fall drama club production and playing a part in most social and charitable events.
Today the dynamic teenager is in her freshman year on the […]

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Huntington High School Graduate Part of Winning Hofstra Team

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Congratulations to Jason Wieland, a 2005 Huntington High School graduate, who helped Hofstra win the Statewide “Medical Jeopardy” Contest. This is a contest for physician assistants (PA) run by the New York State Society of Physician Assistants (NYSSPA).
The championship question described the following case study: A 60-year-old man has symptoms including  fever, malaise and chest pains two weeks after […]

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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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