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Minor Bus Accident in South Huntington SD

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The Stimson Middle School dismissal bus H-5 was involved in a traffic accident at the intersection of Bushwick and New York Avenue. The bus was rear ended by a car. The driver and all students are fine and were checked by a nurse from the district, according to the Principal, Ms. Robins.  Another bus arrived to take […]

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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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Wildcat Golf Outing Honors Debbie Adams-Kaden

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This year’s Walt Whitman Wildcat Booster Club golf outing was held at Great Rock Golf Club in Wading River and the perfectly manicured greenery was echoed by the perfect blue sky. “The Booster Club couldn’t have been more excited by the turn out at our annual golf outing.” said Club President Ms. Donna Grennan.  “It […]

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Many of the East Coast’s top cross country teams gathered this past weekend for the Manhattan College Invitational, held in Van Cortlandt Park. In the 2.5-mile premier varsity event, Walt Whitman’s Boys Cross Country team took first place, in a race that featured over 32 teams from across the country. Whitman’s big win has earned […]

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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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