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In response to Joan Cergol’s  article last week entitled, “Huntington Station is Rising Again”, Joan tries to make the point that the latest Town Revitalization Plan will succeed where others have failed because this time there are more people engaged in the process.  With all due respect, getting people engaged in the process hasn’t been […]

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We pay for a study (2006), wait a few years for delivery of the study (2010), and then have to file a FOIL request to get a copy of the study (2012) only to find out we have been and are continuing to pay $115 per rider per day. It’s no Joke! But we wish it was.

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It Just Ain’t So…

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In a recent article in the Long Islander Newspaper, Joan Cergol, who is on the EDC and Special Assistant to Supervisor Frank Petrone, discussed how Huntington Station is Rising Again.  She ended the article by stating, “when all is said and done, we can finally leave 1960’s Urban Renewal at the curb.”  The entire article […]

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Berland: Accuracy Not an Option?

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Councilwoman Susan Berland has said on multiple occasions that she “told the people at Citizens for Huntington Code Enforcement group that Don Pius’ houses are legal, there is nothing we can do. She publicly claimed to worked with this group consistently to help the community”. To say that Berland is mistaken with these comments is an understatement. […]

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Joan’s Circle – Video

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The following video was from the Brownfield meeting on March 27, 2012.  It shows Joan Cergol’s explanation of what the report in question is all about.
 

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I left last nights meeting thinking to myself, Wow, what a knowledgeable group of people who really get it and have a desire to roll up their sleeves and fix the problems.  Unfortunately I am not talking about the well paid experts behind the podium who have brought us to this point.  I am talking about […]

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Don Pius & Town Hall

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Don Pius is one of the most notorious landlords in Huntington.  The history of Donald Pius in the Town of Huntington and specifically Huntington Station is a very involved story.  Over the past several decades Pius has made a fortune at the expense of his tenants and the tax payers.  The actual cost of Don Pius’ mismanagement […]

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Annual Town Ethics Board Meeting

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This public hearing is held once a year.  The annual meeting will be held on Monday, March 19, 2012 at 6:00 pm at Town hall, 100 Main Street.
The purpose of the Board of Ethics and Financial Disclosure is to carry out the duties assigned to it by the Code of Ethics of the Town of Huntington […]

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We recently challenged the Huntington Housing Authority in regards to Chapter 40 of the Town Code.  We were trying to determine if they were complying with the law.  After many attempts to ascertain the facts the attorney for the HHA acknowledged that they were not complying with the law and they did not intend to.  The law […]

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Congressional Redistricting 101

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The number of Congressional districts in New York is being reduced by 2 seats to 27 as a result of the 2010 Census. NY lawmakers were unable to agree on new Congressional districts so the leaders of the Legislature made separate proposals to a magistrate appointed by a panel of federal judges.

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