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Huntington Author Explores Jewish Roots of ‘Superman’

Huntington author Roy Schwartz has recently published a book entitled “Is Superman Circumcised? The Complete Jewish History of the World’s Greatest Hero.”. Schwartz says that throughout the book he “explores the development of the comic book field” and concentrates on the “Jewish roots of the comic book industry and superhero genre, with a focus on Superman.”
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Huntington To Resume Public Meetings at Town Hall in July

Public meetings will resume at Huntington Town Hall in July, Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci announced Wednesday morning. In addition, in-person staffing will resume at pre-pandemic levels, he said. Appointments will still be required at Town Hall at the moment, Lupinacci said, as the town reviews a new building security plan. Once that’s approved and put into place, walk-in visits will return, with scheduled meetings getting priority, he said.
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Northport Historical Society Honors Immigrants in Post-Pandemic Reopening

After a year in the dark, the Northport Historical Society has opened its doors once again, choosing a look at the impact of immigration for its first big exhibit. In the heat of a beautiful Sunday afternoon, miniature flags hung outside of the building, with a tent covering a table full of refreshments. Inside, the small main room was full of life, as both attendees and honorees brought their stories and experiences. The exhibit focused on Northport immigrants from around the world, featuring their stories, experiences, photos and artifacts.
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Huntington Schools to Stick With Mask Mandate

The Huntington school district will stick with its mask mandate Monday when school when students return to school. New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker had sent education leaders scrambling late Friday afternoon with a letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that said that as of Monday, those who are vaccinated would not have to wear masks, while those who aren’t would be “strongly encouraged” but not required to do so. But his letter also said districts could set stricter standards.
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The Paramount Returns With Brand-New Slate for 2021

For the first time since April 2020, there will be shows and audience members at The Paramount in Huntington. The well-known downtown Huntington venue just released its upcoming schedule of shows for the remainder of the year after being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is set to reopen in August, with a full slate of acts running until December. The slate includes a combination of both musical acts and comedians, among others.
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Kerber’s Farm School Opens Its Doors to Residents

Kerber’s Farm officially opened up its doors on Tuesday to welcome children and adults of all ages to “Kerber’s Farm School.”. The goal of the school’s program is to teach its students about the importance of sustainability, farming, organic plantings, and understanding where our food comes from.
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Smoked Barn of Peru Opens in Huntington Station

Smoked Barn of Peru has opened in Huntington Station, promising authentic barbecue and the disparate flavors of Peruvian cuisine. The menu offers a wide variety of choices, including Papa Rellena, a dish with fried mashed potatoes with beef, onions, eggs and olives; tallarines a la huancaina, a sauce made of white cheese, vegetable oil,yellow Peruvian pepper and other ingredients; yuca a la, an appetizer featurinfng fried yuca with a Peruvian yellow sauce; ceviche mixto, with shrimp and calamari cooked in a lemon sauce; sudado de pescado, a broiled fish dinner with onions, tomatoes, served with yuca and white rice.
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Memorial Day: Parades, Road Run Honoring Fallen Marine

A virtual road race in honor of a fallen Marine from East Northport, and parades around Huntington will mark Memorial Day weekend. The Christopher G. Scherer I Ran the Grid race, in honor of Marine Cpl. Christopher G. Scherer who was killed in Iraq on July 21, 2007, raises funds for veterans’ causes. The races and related activities normally draw thousands of people but will virtual for the second year because of Covid-19 restrictions.
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Cook Pursues Spot on Ballot With ‘Stop LIPA’ Line

Town Councilman Gene Cook submitted petitions Tuesday to run for Huntington town supervisor on a new political line. Cook said the petitions submitted at the Suffolk County Board of Elections had double the signature requirement needed for the independent line STOP LIPA to appear on November’s ballot.
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Llamas Drop by to Celebrate Readers

Students at Washington Drive Primary School in the Harborfields School District were greeted by two llamas as part of a celebration of clocking over 2,000 hours of reading. Principal Kathy McNally also read “Llama Llama Red Pajama” by Anna Dewdney to the students. The llamas relaxed on the front lawn of the school as classes took turns going out to meet them.
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Huntington Hospital Opens Wound Care Center

Huntington Hospital has opened a specialized wound care and hyperbaric medicine treatment center. The new center provides outpatient care for patients with non-healing wounds, including millions of Americans with diabetes or circulatory problems who develop non-healing wounds that limit their activity or even threaten their lower extremities. These problems usually respond to the use of the latest advances in wound care therapy.