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Huntington Notebook: Swim Lessons Moved; 'Jaws' at the Beach

News and notes from the Town of Huntington.

Swimming Lessons Relocated Due to Beach Closures

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services has temporarily closed Asharoken Beach for swimming due to water quality issues. As a result, swim lessons will be held at Crab Meadow Beach until the County has deemed the water quality safe to reopen Asharoken Beach for swimming.  The same beach parking passes that are accepted at Asharoken Beach will be honored at . Read more information on the beach closures .

Second Annual "Make a Splash" Food Drive Challenge

The Town of Huntington’s is participating in the 2nd Annual Island Harvest “Make a Splash” Food Drive Challenge, an island-wide competition between municipal swimming pools to see which municipality can collect the most donated food. The food drive begins today and will run through August 12, 2012 at the Dix Hills swimming pool.

Residents are encouraged to drop off canned vegetables, meats, fish or fruits, soups, sauces, pasta, cereals, formula, spices, coffee, tea and personal care items. Drop off boxes have been placed at various locations within Dix Hills Park.

Coming Up 

The Town Board will meet on July 24 at 7 p.m. in Town Hall.

The Planning Board will meet on July 25 at 7 p.m. in Town Hall and hold a public hearing on the capital budget.

The Zoning Board will meet on July 26 at 6 p.m. in Town Hall.

"Jaws" will be shown at Crab Meadow Beach on July 26 as part of the Town's "Movies on the Lawn" Series. The show starts at sunset (approx. 8:30pm).

kenneth grimshaw July 23, 2012 at 10:23 AM
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