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3/23/2020 - Lupinacci Asks Public to Report Violations of Social Distancing at Town Parks; More Closures, Postponements

Huntington – Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci has asked the public to report observed overcrowding or violations of social distancing recommendations at Town parks, as the Town has closed additional facilities, postponed hearings, and resumed HART Bus Fixed Route schedules on Monday, March 23.

 

New Parks and Recreation facility closures include Crab Meadow Golf Course, located at 220 Waterside Road, Northport; Dix Hills Golf Course, located at 575 Vanderbilt Parkway, Dix Hills; and all basketball courts. Playgrounds and bathrooms at Town parks and beaches have been closed since Thursday, March 19. Parks remain open but Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci has urged the public to report violations of social distancing on Town property to Public Safety:

 

“We have posted signs at Town parks to practice social distancing while taking advantage of our open space and our Security Division is out on patrol,” said Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci, “please report any observed unsafe behavior, such as groups congregating on basketball courts, skate parks and other areas at Town parks directly to Public Safety's 24-Hour Emergency Hotline at (631) 351-3234 so that our patrols can respond immediately.”

 

All Traffic Violations Bureau conferences scheduled for Traffic Court on March 26, 2020 and April 2, 2020 have been administratively adjourned until further notice.

 

The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) meeting and all public hearings scheduled for March 26, 2020 have been postponed until further notice.

 

HART Fixed Route Service has resumed its normal schedules for all weekday routes as of Monday, March 23. HART Buses should only be used for essential travel. Call HART at (631) 427-8287, the main Town switchboard at (631) 351-3000 or email HARTBus@HuntingtonNY.gov.

 

The latest on the Town’s Coronavirus response at http://www.huntingtonny.gov/covid19

 

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