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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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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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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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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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