Tag Archive | "Huntington"

Huntington Town Dedicates Newly-Restored Colonial Arsenal

Monday, May 7, 2012


Structure, built in 1740, is only known Colonial arsenal still standing on Long Island READ MORE on Huntington Politics

Audit Resolution Passes after Protest at Huntington Town Hall

Wednesday, April 18, 2012


Mike Tyminski | LIPolitics.com/Huntington A resolution memorializing a request for a state Audit on the town of Huntington’s books passed on Tuesday night after protesters descended on Town Hall demanding the audit. CONTINUE READING at Huntington Politics

April 17 – Rally At Huntington Town Hall

Tuesday, April 17, 2012


A protest rally is being organized for April 17, 2012 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm, prior to the town board meeting. According to the residents who organized the rally the purpose is to demand an audit of the town’s finances. Many believe local taxpayers have a right to know how your tax dollars are being […]

Legislator Spencer Delivers For Centerport and Vanderbilt Museum

Wednesday, April 4, 2012


At last week’s General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature, lawmakers approved a resolution introduced by freshman Legislator William Spencer to  secured appropriations in the amount of $300,000 in Capital Program funding for repair of the HVAC system in the Planetarium and his final appointment to the Board of Trustees was approved. Earlier in the month, Legislator Spencer was able to […]

Huntington Elected Officials and “Building Homes For Heros” Kick Off Renovations For USMC 1st LT James Byler

Monday, April 2, 2012


Saturday morning, March 31 2012, hundreds gathered in Huntington for the long awaited ground breaking ceremony at USMC 1st Lt. James Byler’s childhood home. The Town of Huntington and Building Homes for Heroes have spent the past year raising funds and awareness  and are now set to carry out major modifications and renovations to the […]

April 23: Huntington Town Board to Recognize Teen Poets

Monday, April 2, 2012


Will join poet Michael Cirelli in April 23rd reading at Walt Whitman Birthplace On Monday, April 23rd the Huntington Town Board will recognize teen poets from the community recently selected for participation in the Town’s Poetry for the HART Public Art Initiative.  The event will begin at 7 p.m. at the Walt Whitman Birthplace (246 Old Walt Whitman Rd., West […]

Comptroller Yogman to leave Town of Huntington for Non-Profit Sector

Wednesday, March 28, 2012


Huntington Town Supervisor Frank P. Petrone announced today that Tracy Yogman, the Director of the Department of Audit and Control, has accepted a position in the not-for-profit sector and will be stepping down, effective April 20. “Tracy has provided invaluable service to the Town over the past four years in helping to keep the Town’s […]

Huntington School District Dodges Override Scenario with Reorganization, Minimal Cuts.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012


The second draft of the 2012-2013 school budget features approximately 111 million dollars in spending and an anticipated 2.89 percent tax rate when accounting for a potential $300,000 of lost valuation and was formally unveiled at a budget workshop session monday evening.

Budget Talks, Building Use discussed at Huntington School Board Meeting

Tuesday, March 20, 2012


Monday night, the Huntington School Board held a business meeting to discuss a variety of business matters, some of which would affect the upcoming 2012-2013 budget. Superintendent Polansky continued his series of budget presentations this evening, discussing the district's contributions to pensions and insurances, their debt servicing, and how to plan for potential tax grievances that could affect the tax rate. The district anticipates increases in the contributions to both the employees retirement system (up from 16.35% to 18.90%), and the teachers retirement system (up to 11.84% for 11.11%). Additionally the district sees an approximately 2% increase in health and dental insurance. The district continues to carry a fairly low amount of debt, with the bulk of the debt servicing related to the presence of Tax Anticipatory Notes. The notes are necessary due to the way taxes are collected in New York State.

Huntington Town Supervisor Speaks Out on Pension Reform

Friday, March 16, 2012


Huntington Supervisor Frank P. Petrone issued the following statement in support of the pension reform plan enacted by the New York State:     “The pension reform plan approved by Governor Cuomo and the State Legislature will, over time, help restore sanity and sustainability to a system whose funding has strained local budgets and hampered government’s […]

Bamboo Restrictions, Land Purchases Discussed At Huntington Town Board Meeting

Wednesday, March 14, 2012


Mike Tyminski | LIPolitics.com Tuesday evening at Town Hall, the topic of bamboo regulation unexpectedly dominated public discourse during the Town of Huntington’s monthly town council meeting. The hearing, which discussed regulations to restrict the growth and overflow of certain invasive species of Bamboo plants on adjacent properties by forcing growers of bamboo to take […]

Huntington Passes Zoning Change. Paves Way for Residences at Oheka.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012


Mike Tyminski | LIPolitics.com A special meeting was held this afternoon at Town Hall to vote on a resolution that would potentially pave the way for a project in West Hills. The town board voted 5-0 to allow for the rezoning of the parcel of property on the west side of East Gate Drive in […]

March 12 – Huntington Town Supervisor Calls Special Town Board Meeting

Friday, March 9, 2012

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DATE: Monday, March 12, 2012 TIME: 4:30 p.m. PLACE: Town Board Meeting Room Town Hall 100 Main Street Huntington, NY WHAT: Huntington Supervisor Frank P. Petrone has called a special Town Board meeting to consider the rezoning requested to allow the development known as the Residences at Oheka Castle.

HUFSD Reveals Working Budget. Much Work to be Done

Tuesday, March 6, 2012


Mike Tyminski | LIPolitics.com With the new property tax cap law in effect and a school building seemingly in perpetual limbo, the Huntington School District still has many questions to answer as their 2012-2013 budget starts to take shape. During a presentation at Monday night’s school board meeting, the initial working budget for the 2012-2013 […]

Feb 28 – Job Workshop in Huntington

Monday, February 20, 2012


Huntington Town Councilman Mark Mayoka and the Huntington Small Business Resource & Recovery Center present a Job Workshop at Town Hall in Room 104 on February 28th, 2012 at 7:00 pm. Keynote Speaker, Karen McKenna will be presenting an interactive workshop to teach proactive measures to assist job seekers.  The focus will teach those individuals […]

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