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FEMA Offers Assistance For Loss Of Property & Wages

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Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) Available
Release Date: September 3, 2011
Residents who are unemployed as a direct result of the recent flooding and devastation caused by Hurricane Irene may be eligible for weekly benefit payments under the Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) program, state and federal officials announced today.”The DUA program extends coverage to self-employed people, farm workers […]

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In advance of the September 13th Independence Party primary for the 17 LD of Suffolk County, we would like to pledge our support for Dennis Garetano.  Mr. Garetano’s record as a fiscal watchdog while serving as a member of South Huntington’s Board of Education is well known.  In his eight years of service, he was an articulate advocate for fighting state and […]

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Dennis Garetano – Campaign Kick Off Rescheduled Due To Irene

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The new date For Dennis Garetano’s Fundraiser will be tomorrow, September 6 at the Kick Start Saloon, located at 118 West Hills Road.  The event was originally set for last week but was rescheduled due to Hurricane Irene.  Dennis Garetano is running for Suffolk County Legislator -17th District.  The 17th District is comprised of parts of Huntington, […]

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Upstate Town Needs Help

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Governor Cuomo stated that “Upstate Catskill area has the worst damage in the State”.  He also stated floods inundated 6 towns, destroying more then 600 homes damaging 150 major highways, and knocking out 22 NYS bridges. A minimum of 140,000 farm acres were spoiled with a cost of more than $45 million.  Many homes, cars […]

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The earliest history of Urban Renewal can be traced back to shortly after WWII when the National Housing Act of 1934 was enacted.  This established the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) for the purpose of improving housing conditions and raising housing standards.  This eventually led to the development of The Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  Although HUD was developed […]

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Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) New York State’s Freedom of Information Law (Public Officers Law §87 et. seq. ) allows members of the public to access records of governmental agencies. FOIL provides a process for the review and copying of an agency’s records. More information about the Freedom of Information Law can be found at: http://www.dos.state.ny.us/coog/foil2.html
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Introducing Herb Morrow

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Herb Morrow currently serves as the Mayor of the Village of Huntington Bay. He joined the Village Board in 1993 as a Trustee. He was first elected Mayor in 1994 and in June 2010 was elected to his ninth, two year term. The Village Mayor in Huntington Bay, like many other Villages throughout New York […]

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Out of The Race!

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A press release from Peter Nichols says: I have requested that the Suffolk County Libertarian Party withdraw my name from consideration for a town board seat due to certain developments that have occurred during the current petitioning process. However, through my own organization,  SaveHuntington.com, I will continue to work with those voters who feel disenfranchised by the […]

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Valid or Invalid Nominating Petitions?

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There are many reasons that designating petitions or signatures are not accepted by the Board of Elections or may be ruled invalid by a court.
Some of those reasons are:

Signatories that are not registered in the party that is the same as the candidate for which they are signing a petition.
The person witnessing the signatures may not be registered […]

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