🌱 Huntington Man Gets Two Year MTA Ban + Vegan Meals To Be Given Out

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Hey, everybody! It’s Tuesday in Huntington and I’m back in your inbox to get you caught up on the most important things happening in town. Today’s briefing includes news about:

  • Huntington man banned by the MTA for two years after sexually assaulting conductor.
  • Humane Long Island to give out 500 vegan meals tonight in Huntington Station.
  • Pets are available for adoption at local shelters.

But first, today’s weather:

Plenty of sunshine. High: 48 low: 34.


Here are the top four stories today in Huntington:

  1. Huntington man banned by the MTA for two years after sexually assaulting conductor. Michael Harewood, 47, is the first person ever to be banned by the MTA after he forcibly touched a female conductor without her consent on Aug. 20. He was arrested on Sept. 6 and pleaded guilty to third-degree sexual abuse (a misdemeanor) and was sentenced to 60 days in jail.(Huntington Patch)
  2. Humane Long Island to give out 500 vegan meals tonight in Huntington Station. Community Solidarity’s Huntington Food Share is set for 8:15 p.m. and will be at the intersection of Fairground Avenue and East 6th Street. People can also get a variety of other food and other necessities.”This Thanksgiving, Humane Long Island is giving thanks by rescuing turkeys from slaughter and donating 1,000 vegan meals to our Long Island and New York City communities,” organization president John Di Leonardo said. “With avian flu killing off 6 million turkeys nationwide, which is nearly 14% of US production, and news now breaking that nearly 40 New York City and Long Island (Hempstead and Holbrook) live slaughter markets have been shut down this week due to yet another outbreak of this deadly disease, it has never been a better time to help animals and your health by taking animals off your plate!”(Huntington Patch)
  3. Pets are available for adoption at local shelters. Take a look at these adorable animals up for adoption at Huntington area shelters. Meet Syklar, Stryker more this week. If you see a potential pet that catches your eye, click on its picture to learn more about it and consider adopting today.(Huntington Patch)
  4. Check out who’s hiring this week in the Huntington area. In our weekly collab with ZipRecruiter, you can check out all the companies hiring locally in and around Huntington. If you see a job that interests you, click on it for more information and apply! (Huntington Patch)
  5. Legislator Drucker Celebrates Federal Drug Agents Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award Honorees (LongIsland.com)

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Today in Huntington:

  • Canasta – Huntington Public Library. (10 a.m.)
  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Expressions Boutique. (5 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • Huntington Union Free School District: Ten Huntington seniors celebrated NCAA signing day with a ceremony in the school auditorium. The students came with their parents and were decked out in the gear of the college where they will be continuing their athletic careers. The school did a mock letter of signings like the top athletes in the country do. See photos in the link. (Huntington Union Free School District via Facebook)
  • Greenlawn Civic Association: Volunteers braved the cold on Sunday morning to help decorate Broadway with wreaths. See photos of the volunteers in action in the link. (Greenlawn Civic Association via Facebook)
  • Huntington Jewish Center: Sunday was a very busy day for the Huntington Jewish Center. The Religious School had their own Mitzvah day with families and the JCC prepared hundreds of bags of fresh produce to donate to Helping Hand Rescue Mission. (Huntington Jewish Center via Facebook)
  • Huntington Public Library: Learn about John Lennon and his wonderful life Wednesday, Dec. 7. John Lennon: Watching the Wheels will be at 7 p.m. in the Main Auditorium and you can register in the link. (Huntington Public Library via Facebook)
  • Cold Spring Harbor Library & Environmental Center: There are limited seats available for a live performance of Willy Wonka. The show will be held on Friday at 2 p.m. and you can register in the link. (Cold Spring Harbor Library & Environmental Center via Facebook)
  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Knollwood Beach: “Book your portrait mini-session with Santa and your family at the beach this Saturday 11/26. – Reach out ASAP if interested!” (Nextdoor)

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You’re all caught up for today! See you tomorrow morning for your next update.

Andrew Tessler

About me: Hi! I’m Andrew and I have been a Huntington resident for 7 years. I have lived in other countries and states, and my number one love is Huntington. I love health and wellness, traveling, stand-up paddle boarding, and of course going to restaurants and events throughout Huntington!

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