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Top Stories of 2013

The following were the most widely read stories of 2013 in terms of online page views.  They also appeared in the print edition of our newspaper.
Our most widely read story of 2013 was, The Town of Huntington Retaliates for Citizens’ Free Speech – Lawsuit Announced .  The lawsuit is ongoing and there has been recent developments which […]

Zoning Change to be Considered to Build Affordable Housing in Huntington Station

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A zoning change will be held to consider amending the zoning from R-5 Residence District to C-1 Office-Residence for property located on the west side of Lowndes Avenue between Railroad Street and Columbia Street in Huntington Station.  The .95 acre parcel was rezoned in 2011 to accommodate 8 single family homes with 8 accessory apartments […]

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The following are the unofficial election results:
Supervisor, Town of Huntington
Eugene Cook – 17968
Frank P Petrone –  18563 winner
Councilman, Town of Huntington (vote for two)
Mark A Cuthbertson – 18868 winner
Tracey A Edwards – 18304 winner
Mark L Mayoka – 17466
Joshua C Price – 16628
Superintendent of Highways, Town of Huntington
Peter S Gunther – 18402 winner
William J Naughton – […]

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In September 1959 the Town began the Urban Renewal Project in Huntington Station under the Flynn administration and administered by Quentin Sammis, chairman, by condemning all businesses and residences along New York Avenue and Broadway through eminent domain. The project was called General Neighborhood Renewal Plan, better known as (LIFT) “Local Improvement For Tomorrow.” Buildings were taken over […]

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What seemed like an obvious Hail Mary Pass by 20 year incumbent Town Supervisor Frank Petrone and 16 year incumbent Councilman Mark Cuthbertson, a press conference was held to ask Town Supervisor candidate Eugene Cook to step down because of a comment he made two years ago.
The press conference was organized by Petrone’s campaign manager, […]

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At 1:00 today, there will be a press conference asking Candidate Eugene Cook to step down from his candidacy as Huntington Town Supervisor.
Based on polls, it is likely that Councilman Cook will take over as Supervisor after the November elections.  This has caused panic among those that are profiting greatly by the Petrone and Cuthbertson […]

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The Tale of The Councilman and Two Urban Renewal Projects

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Instead the residents of New Cassel endured corruption scandals, empty promises and empty storefronts. Huntington Station is still waiting, after forty years, for its rebirth as well.

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The connection between political campaign contributions and municipal contract awards has always been a murky one.

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Sarah Strobel, 23, of 11 East 6th St., Huntington Station, has been identified as the woman whose body was found in a nature preserve in Huntington this morning.
Below is the original story:
Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in a Huntington nature preserve located […]

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2013 Primary Election Results

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Unofficial Results -with one precinct remaining

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