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Violent Crimes in Huntington for First Seven Month of 2016

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Below please find a summary of Violent Crimes that have hit Huntington township in 2016.  Please note that out of 18 violent crimes 6 arrests have been made as far as we know.  There maybe more arrests but have not heard from the police about them.
 

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Letter to the Editor-State Must Act On Sex Offender Laws

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DEAR EDITOR:
On Tuesday night, my colleagues and I were forced to remove important legislation from town code which for nearly 10 years controlled where registered sex offenders can live in this town.
Previously, Huntington’s Child Protection Act, enacted in 2005, prohibited level two and three sex offenders from living within a quarter-mile of a school, daycare […]

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Letter To The Editor: Vote Against the Berland Reign of Arrogance

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Dear Editor,
Since my loss in the Working Families Party primary in September, I have been quietly watching this campaign season from the sidelines. But events have unfolded that I can’t keep quiet about.  I won’t go into detail here but suffice it to say that Susan Berland has clearly lost the confidence of the people […]

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“Erich, I Love You Dearly,” States Councilwoman Susan Berland

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At last night’s Meet the Candidates Night hosted by the Half Hollow Hills PTA, a Question was asked by a citizen that described himself as being on the spectrum.
Erich Pries stated, “8 percent of our population has Autism. I have not heard anything about it. I am on the spectrum myself and I run a respectful […]

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Flash Back Friday’s -The 3rd Silly Season Award Goes To…

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Originally published October 18th 2011.
(You knew it was coming, didn’t you?)
Susan Berland for holding a press conference called “Adopt A Hydrant”.  We received an anonymous tip that this was coming, but we thought it was a joke and never followed up on it.  Much to our surprise, The Huntingtonian was not invited to the press conference or […]

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Common Core Changes Expressed by Gov. Coumo, Lupinacci Response

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Statement on Common Core from Assembly Member – Lupinacci September 3rd 2015    
      “Today is a monumental day for the future of New York State’s public education system, as Governor Cuomo has finally decided to reconsider his highly controversial education reforms,” said Lupinacci, following the Governor’s announcement.  “Since budgetary proceedings, my Assembly minority colleagues […]

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Letter to the Editor: Demand Reform so that Election Laws Protect the Public Interest, Not the Political Insiders

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Dear Editor,
For a brief moment, it looked like Huntington Democrats would have a vibrant range of choices in the race for Town Council. The Town Democratic Committee had backed an incumbent, Susan Berland, and local businessman, Keith Barrett. And there were two challengers: Bill Naughton, ex-Highway Superintendent and party renegade, and newcomer Andrew Merola. As […]

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Editorial: Time For Real Democrats To Stand Up

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If you are a registered Democrat in the Town of Huntington you need to mark the date of September 10, 2015 on your calendar.  That is the date of the Democratic primary.  It is the first time in many MANY years that Huntingtonians may be able to elect a candidate that is not connected to […]

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Opinion: Party Politics -There Has To be a Better Way!

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Gigi Bowman is a Libertarian Activist who runs several organizations with the mission of keeping the public informed on a variety of issues from politics to healthy and safe foods. She recently ran for Senate and lost to incumbent Carl Marcellino.  You can read more about Gigi here.
I keep trying to step away from politics but it keeps […]

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Opinion: Town Ethics Issues

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Resident Michael Kornfeld made the following statement at the Huntington Town Board Meeting on 5/5/15.
As someone who has chaired ethics committees and helped draft and revise ethics codes for a couple of professional associations, I commend Councilwoman Tracey Edwards and the others who put much time and effort into updating our town’s code of ethics. […]

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