Huntington

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The Northport power plant on Long Island could be worth $3.4 billion or $192 million, depending on whom you ask. A lawsuit is trying to determine which number is right, and the decision could impact taxes, property values and power rates for Long Islanders.

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Huntington School District is reviewing its relationship with Suffolk County Police after ProPublica and The New York Times reported that officers stationed at the school passed along information that led to the deportation of a student legally seeking asylum.

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The oldest synagogue in Huntington, Long Island, has responded to a rise in bomb threats made against Jewish institutions since January. With a new security system installed, members of the congregation hope to remain safe.

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Earlier this year, the American Lung Association gave Suffolk County an ‘F’ in air quality. Michael Seilback, vice president of public policy and communications with the American Lung Association of the Northeast, says it’s mostly due to the amount of cars on the road.

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A new Suffolk County law prohibits the manufacturing and sale of the synthetic drugs known as K2 and bath salts. New York State already has a ban on those drugs, but Suffolk County’s law goes further by banning all strains of it. Supporters hope the tighter ban will help stop it from being sold in the county.