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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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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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Loaded with experienced seniors, Whitman’s Boys Soccer team just needs to add chemistry and they could be in for a very positive season. From the looks of their play in the Jimmy Egan Tournament, all the elements were in place and the chemistry worked magic. Taking Babylon 2-0 in the first game with a goal […]

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Whitman Rolls in Season Opener.
By the end of the first half,  it was Whitman 34 and Centereach 6. “We’ve come along way since last year.” said Whitman Coach Robin Rosa. “We’re bigger, stronger, and faster.” Watching Centereach try to stop Whitman running back Darrell Felder, it was clear the Centereach defense was in for a […]

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