On October 12th, 2014, Huntington Station suffered a tragic loss with the death of Maggie Rosales. A senior at Walt Whitman, Maggie was 18 years old, just beginning her life in a promising world. Well known among her peers, and a social butterfly, Maggie will be deeply missed by those who knew her and loved her wonderful, bright, spirit. As an organization dedicated to sparking involvement of the community as a whole, we feel that it is our duty to bring light to this tragic loss in our town so that we all can remember that Maggie truly mattered.
Huntington suffered a devastating loss Friday, April 25th when Kevin Mendez passed away. Kevin, a Huntington High School class of 2012 alumni and blue devil wrestler took his life after a battle with depression. Please find the touching words from his brother Luis...
Friends of Huntington Station Latin Quarter (HSLQ) is a non for profit civic organization that promotes:
• Community development • Safe streets programs
• Neighborhood revitalization • Unity & respect of neighbors
• Cultural preservation • Education programs
• Increased home ownership • Youth enrichment programs
• Senior Citizen Programs
Make this holiday special for a child in your community!
Each year the Friends of Huntington Station Latin Quarter reach out to members of the community and local businesses to help us with our Annual Toy Drive. As the holiday season approaches, we are looking to collect gifts for the families underserved of our community.
MEMORIAL FUND FOR REYNA PARIS AND ROSEMARY MARTINEZ
Huntington Station has suffered the loss of two outstanding members of the community on Friday, November 15th as a result of a fire. Reyna Paris, 64 and Rosemary Martinez, 29 perished in the blaze at the Fourth Avenue house. Reyna was a beloved member of the community and active in the local church. Rosemary had down syndrome and had lived in Huntington Station with her mother all of her life. Mother and daughter were inseparable.
Friends of Huntington Station Latin Quarter will collect any donations for funeral, burial and ongoing expenses. HSLQ is a recognized 501(c) non-profit organization.
Donations can be made via check payable to Friends of Huntington Station Latin Quarter notating Paris/Martinez in memo section. Checks may be mailed to:
1399 New York Avenue
Huntington Station, NY 11746.
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HSLQ thanks you, for your support of the Paris & Martinez family. It is within our community that we find the strength and support to cope with such tragic events and through charity, we help our community members in their time of need...
As Hispanic Heritage Month 2013 approaches us, Friends of Huntington Station Latin Quarter is planning our Third Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival. Every year, our goal is to unite ALL residents and provide resources that will unify, strengthen and improve our local and regional communities. This year the event will take place Sunday, September 29th, 2013 from 1:00-‐5:00pm in Manor Field Park, Huntington Station, NY. The theme of our festival this year is “Immigration and Our Community.” **
On June 9th, 2013, from 1 to 2:30 Long Island Community Agriculture Network held the bi-lingual workshop that HSLQ supported from a donation from Xavier and Laura Palacios.
Fifteen participants listened as Heather Forest and Larry Foglia explained how to grow vegetables in small spaces, primarily containers of all kinds, with the possibilities limited only by one’s imagination. Heather and Larry are members of LICAN’s executive committee and own Fox Hollow Farm, where they grow food for a CSA of 70 families.
Jesus Bruno, Jr., who gardens at Gateway, translated.
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