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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 […]

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Random Act of Kindness

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

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December 7, 1941

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Huntington resident Andrew Merola was one of many local residents who expressed his displeasure with the Huntington Town Board at the October 21, 2014 Town Board meeting.  His words were very powerful and they had a lasting impression on many people. The text of his speech is below the video.
Good Evening Supervisor Petrone, Board members, […]

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As someone who was born and raised in Huntington I can say I’m truly disgusted by you, the rest of our elected officials, and the police force in the Huntington Station area over the utter lack of care throughout the past 18 months about the 4 violent murders that have happened in our neighborhood.

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Editor’s Note: Kelly wrote this note because of the violence that has surrounded her home, her friends, her family.  She was quite courageous in her thoughts and words below. As someone living in this community for 57 years this letter brought me to tears. What say you Frank Petrone? But better than that, what are […]

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