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Huntington Preps For Irene – Gallery

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Greater Huntington Civic Group Fundraiser – A Big Success

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On Wednesday, August 24,  nearly 100 people showed up for the Greater Huntington Civic Group’s (GHCG) first fundraiser.  The event was held at the Harbor Club in Huntington.  Steven Spucces, the group’s founder and President said he was thrilled that the event was filled to capacity.  “It shows that the people are supportive of what we […]

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Storm Update from Asharoken Village

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For Immediate Release
August 26, 2011
Contact:  Mayor Patricia Irving
(631) 261-7098
This is Asharoken Mayor Pat Irving. Supervisor Frank Petrone and I have announced a Voluntary Evacuation of the Village and Eaton’s Neck beginning at 9:00 AM, Saturday morning, August 27th.
“If you have someplace else to go, you should go there”. It is anticipated that the dunes along […]

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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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In the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) that was filed by Avalon Bay they claim a lot of things and some of them are the following:
Page ix Executive Summary
Sewage flow from the proposed development would be directed to and treated by the Huntington Wastewater Treatment Plant. As part of the proposed action, a new sewer pump […]

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Stay-cation Ideas – Out East Family Fun

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Out East Family Fun, located in Riverhead, is a great choice for a family outing.  There is something to do for a wide variety of age groups.  In addition to all the great activities, there are picnic tables and lounge chairs for you to bring and enjoy lunch or a snack.  They have a concession stand with […]

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Hurricane Irene 11pm update: Conditions are deteriorating across the Island

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Click Here for Hurricane Irene Radar Loop
As of 11PM the center of Irene was about 255 miles south southwest of New York City and moving north northeast at 16 mph.  The maximum sustained winds are 80 mph with higher gusts.  Irene is a large Hurricane with Hurricane force winds extending 85 miles from the center of circulation.  Tropical Storm force winds extend […]

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The Fat Lady Is Singing and So Are The Republicans

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Vivienne Wong, her attorney Kevin Brosnahan and the Democrats have run out of ways to remove Gene Cook’s name from the Republican line this November. Despite the fact that the New York State Appellate Division decided unanimously that Gene Cook would rightfully remain on the ballot, an appeal was immediately filed by Vivienne Wong.  The […]

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Earthquake Hits East Coast

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(Huntington, NY 8/23/11 -2:03 pm)   An earthquake registering 5.8 on the Richter scale hit the east coast today at 1:51pm. The epicenter was reported 85 miles SW of Washington D.C.  The earthquake was 3.7 miles deep.  A large shock wave was felt in Huntington, NY.  Aftershocks are possible over the next few hours.
There were evacuations of buildings as a […]

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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
At the […]

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