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Letter To the Editor: Correction on School Tax Statements

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In the past week I’ve received three flyers making claims that Elizabeth Black, and by extension, the Huntington School Board has been irresponsible in it’s spending in the past six years. As president of the board for three of those years I feel compelled to set the record straight on this matter.
First, school boards across […]

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Recently the Long Islander Newspaper ran an article about Herb Morrows’ reimbursed expenses as Mayor of the Incorporated Village of Huntington Bay. Morrow is a Republican candidate for Town Council this year. The total amount in question was $1,310.44.  The focus was on business meals that Morrow was reimbursed for that were approved by the […]

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October Is Bully Prevention Month

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If you haven’t already heard, October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Bullying has always been a serious issue. Because of advances in technology, the weaponry available to bullies today is more dangerous and can leave longer-lasting scars. Bullying is done in schools, in local communities and now social networks and mobile phones. It extends beyond […]

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Is it Time For Another Update?

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According to this update, ShotSpotter was supposed to be up and running by the end of this summer.  Perhaps if it was, the shooters of  Rahmel Caleb may have been arrested.
Below is a Press Release dated August 9, 2011:
ShotSpotter, Inc. and the Suffolk County Police Department have been working very hard to secure site authorizations […]

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Rahmel Caleb, 31, of Huntington Station was walking with a friend on
Lowndes Avenue near Church Street at about 9 p.m. when a gold-colored
four-door sedan pulled up beside them.
Three men got out of the car and fired shots at Caleb and his
friend before getting back in the car and driving west on Tower
Street, police said.  Caleb was […]

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Jr. Junior Welfare League Visits Town Hall (JJWL)

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Councilwoman Glenda A. Jackson recently welcomed members of the Junior Junior Welfare League of Huntington to Town Hall for an informative session about the importance of community volunteerism.
Councilwoman Jackson invited this group of motivated youths to an open forum at Town Hall to discuss the positive impacts of volunteerism and some of the responsibilities of […]

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Message From The Editors

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In our recent reporting, we have been critical of our local government, especially our current Town Board.  There is a reason for this.  One of the reasons that we started this paper is many of their actions, that we consider outrageous, have gone virtually unreported by most of the mainstream media for far too long.  People are being […]

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Are You Sure We Need More Affordable Housing In Huntington Station – Part 2

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After a long history of bearing the brunt of absorbing most of the tax negative housing for the Township and a weak economy, the Huntington School District is feeling the effects.  We are in the process of obtaining the numbers from the other school districts to make a compasison.  All school districts in this Township need […]

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Broken Promises From Town Board?

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Broken Promises, Failed Policies, or Lip Service?
For well over a decade Huntingtonians have been promised Revitalization of the Huntington Station community.  We hear the same promises over and over.
 
“The community of Huntington Station has gone through difficult times, but NOW ITS COMEBACK TIME. With input and guidance from those who work in the station and […]

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Are You Sure We Need More Affordable Housing In Huntington Station?

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There are currently 66 houses for sale in Huntington Station that are under $250,000. Listed below are the asking prices, so they could probably be purchased for even less. It would seem logical to work toward getting people into some of these homes instead of continuing to spend millions of dollars knocking down houses and […]

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