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South Huntington’s Excel Program students honored at a recent Board of Education meeting.

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Students from the South Huntington Excel Program, under the supervision of Mr. David Perkins, were featured in a documentary video produced by the New York State Department of Labor and the New York State Association of Training and Employment Professionals (NYATEP) that focused on work readiness skills that employers require and skills that today’s young […]

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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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Former Huntington High Graduate Tragically Dies

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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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Wildcats Boys Soccer- It’s all about the Chemistry

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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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