Home » Archives by category » OPINION (Page 3)

The following is a statement made by a Huntington resident at the March 18, 2015, Town of Huntington Ethics Board Meeting.  (Check back for more coverage of this meeting.)
Good evening, my name is Gerard Seitz and I’ve been a resident for over 19 years.
During the Town’s push for the TOD (Transit Oriented Development) and down-zoning […]

Continue reading …

From the Office of Assemblyman Raia: 
Assemblyman Andrew Raia is advocating for ethics reform measures, increased education funding, and money to repair local roads and potholes on Long Island in the 2015-16 New York State Budget. Raia noted that budget talks are always ongoing, but stressed these three issues as his top priorities as the legislature […]

Continue reading …

Hello Members of the Huntington Arts Council, the arts, our business partners and surrounding community.
As I begin my first weeks as the new Executive Director, I would like you to know that I am delighted to be here and excited to bring my skills and enthusiasm to the Huntington Arts Council. I look forward to […]

Continue reading …

Recently, a multitude of sexual harassment allegations, the arrest of the former state Assembly Speaker and other ethical transgressions have made national headlines, causing a dark cloud to be cast over the state Capitol. To start this year, the Assembly ground to a halt after the leader of our chamber was removed from power, and […]

Continue reading …

Random Act of Kindness

No Comment

I want to thank the very nice person who plowed my driveway last week.  I saw a man on a lawn tractor with a plow attachment plowing my neighbors driveway.  I’m going to assume this same man plowed my driveway too.  I didn’t see him doing it otherwise I would have gone out and thanked […]

Continue reading …

The writer is the executive director of the Long Island Pine Barrens Society, a nonprofit environmental education and advocacy group that brought the litigation. 

Continue reading …

To the Editor,
Please join me during this holiday season in thanking every police officer and first responder for their dedication and commitment to serving our community here in Huntington.  I appreciate all that they do and I wish every officer and first responder along with their families all the best.  I am so thankful for […]

Continue reading …

December 7, 1941

No Comment

Today December 7th is my late grandfather Fredrick B. Wieland’s birthday, I remember my parents and grandparents talk about that day every year in December. It was a Sunday and the family had a little party for Fredrick, with friends. During the celebration Emergency broadcast interrupted my Grandfather birthday party on the radio(according to time […]

Continue reading …

The November 4th elections include 3 picks for the Suffolk County District Court seat.  In total, six candidates are vying for three judicial seats. They Include Walter D. Long, Paul H. Senzer, Steven Hackeling, Patricia Grant Flynn, Paul M. Hensley and James Matthews.  Long, Senzer and Hackeling are running on the Republican Line while Matthews […]

Continue reading …

Election Day is tomorrow and there is a bond on the ballot called the Smart Schools Technology Bond Act.  On the surface it sounds great, who doesn’t love the idea of more technology in our schools.  BUT, it’s not really that great an idea.  It’s a 2 billion dollar bond that will create more debt […]

Continue reading …