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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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The run up to the general election always seems to bring out political rhetoric aimed at school districts. Each year at this time we endure negative messages from our political leaders attempting to shift focus from what they have or haven’t done for their constituents to blaming school boards for high property taxes.
While it is […]

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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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