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Town of Huntington Marinas to Open Tuesday, Changes to Yard Waste Collection

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The Town of Huntington has reopened or is in the process of reopening select Town Maritime facilities; set a temporary limit on yard waste collection; and has postponed all accessory apartment and rental inspections as well as Traffic Court dates scheduled through Tuesday, May 12.
MARITIME SERVICES
Due to guidance received by Governor Cuomo on the evening […]

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Letter to the Editor Public Information Officer

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April 20, 2020
 
Dear Editor:
The First Amendment protects the freedom of the press and with that freedom comes a responsibility to report facts, to back up reporting with credible sources — not anonymous hearsay — and to be truthful and fair in gathering information to produce a fair and honest article; one would expect no less […]

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SUFFOLK COVID-19 CASE UPDATE – April 19, 2020, 2:00 p.m.

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Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 through 2:00 p.m. on April 19, 2020

65,320 COVID-19 tests have been administered
2 percent of those tested were confirmed positive for COVID-19
27,485 confirmed cases, up 783 from April 18
Breakdown by town of COVID-19 cases can be found on the Suffolk County COVID-19 Map.*
1,441 patients are hospitalized, a decrease of 97 from […]

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WILL RESOLUTION 2020-184 DAMAGE OR OUST SUPERVISOR LUPINACCI?

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This week as we all are told to stay inside, our town now has its own crisis, and the COVID-19 virus, may have saved Supervisor Lupinacci from public ridicule. On March 10, 2020, the town board meeting went into executive session without Supervisor Chad Lupinacci. The resolution 2020-184 (see below) called for the town attorney […]

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SUFFOLK COUNTY INMATES ARE CREATING AND SEWING FACE MASKS

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Masks to be used in the jail and donated to essential workers.
Inmates at the Suffolk County Correctional Facility are currently busy making hundreds of cloth masks for distribution to other incarcerated individuals, the County’s law enforcement officials, and soon for distribution to other essential workers in Suffolk County.  The program is being led by several […]

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HART Bus Passengers Mandated by Governor to Wear Face Masks

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Minutes after Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci urged riders of the Town’s Huntington Area Rapid Transit (HART) Bus system wear face masks or other face coverings when riding as a passenger starting on April 15, Governor Cuomo announced an Executive Order mandating all mass transit riders to wear face masks.
Due to the Governor’s mandate, residents will […]

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SUFFOLK COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY SINI TESTIFIES BEFORE PRESIDENTIAL COMMISSION

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SUFFOLK COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY SINI TESTIFIES BEFORE PRESIDENTIAL COMMISSION, HIGHLIGHTS NEED FOR ENHANCED ELECTRONIC SURVEILLANCE CAPABILITIES TO COMBAT GANGS, INCLUDING MS-13, IN LIGHT OF ADVANCEMENTS IN COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy D. Sini testified yesterday before the U.S. Department of Justice’s Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice regarding the District […]

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Changes to Huntington Traffic Court, Parking Ticket Timeline

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All April 2020 Town of Huntington Traffic Court dates have been administratively adjourned until further notice and those who have been issued parking tickets on or after March 12, 2020 will have an additional 30 days to respond without penalty.
All Traffic Court conference dates have been administratively adjourned since March 19, 2020 and through April […]

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Lupinacci Asks Huntington Residents, Landscapers to Refrain from Leaf Blower Use During Crisis

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Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci has requested that residents and landscapers refrain from gas-powered and other types of leaf blower use during the Coronavirus pandemic.
“We are asking residents and landscapers to refrain from using gas-powered and electric-powered leaf-blowers  during the remainder of the Coronavirus pandemic for the purposes of public health and safety,” said Supervisor Chad A. […]

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SUFFOLK COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE CORONAVIRUS UPDATE April 10,2020

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The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office released the following information today regarding the coronavirus pandemic. 
Late in the evening on April 8, 2020, an inmate at the Suffolk County Correctional Facility in Riverhead was displaying signs of illness and was sent to an area hospital for an evaluation. At approximately 11:00 p.m., hospital staff notified the Sheriff’s Office […]

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