Oyster Bay Sending Trucks to Help Huntington After Fire

The Town of Oyster Bay is sending five trash trucks to Huntington to make up for Saturday night’s loss of six trash trucks by fire. Deputy Supervisor John McCarron said  that two vehicles were rescued from the line of trucks that caught fire and driven Read More …

Customers Welcome New Huntington Bookstore

Booklovers welcomed the opening of a new independent bookstore Saturday, ignoring the wind and rain to come out to The Next Chapter. Founded by Mallory Braun, a former rare book manager at the now-closed Book Revue, the store opened with the help of a series Read More …

With New Milling Machine, Highway Department Poised to Pave More Roads

The Huntington Highway Department has acquired a milling machine that will allow town workers to properly prepare roads for repaving, says Andre Sorrentino, highway department supervisor. Contractors have been milling the town’s roads for repavement in past years. But with the town’s $400,000 purchase, funded Read More …

Maureen Guthman, BET Executive, Dies at 60

Maureen Guthman, a senior executive at BET Networks, died Wednesday at the age of 60. The Huntington native was a sister of town receiver of taxes Jillian Guthman. She had served as senior vice president of content strategy since March 2015. She worked in media Read More …

Independent Bookstore to Open Downtown

Huntington will welcome the return of an independent bookstore Saturday as The Next Chapter succeeds the Book Revue, which closed in 2021 after 44 years of operation. Mallory Braun, a former rare books manager at Book Revue, led the charge to keep the book scene Read More …

Man Pleads Guilty to Scamming Huntington Homeowner Out of $200,000

A man who scammed a Huntington woman out of $200,000 while posing as a home contractor has pleaded guilty to attempted grand larceny. Nick Spano, 59, is due back in court Jan. 18 and could face 2-4 years in prison. According to the investigation, Spano Read More …

Maplewood Students Make Their Mark at National Tree Celebration

South Huntington students whose artistic efforts became part of the National Christmas tree celebration showed off their illustrationsThursday. The third-graders’ designs were converted into ornaments that were then hung on the New York State tree, one of 58 representing the US states and territories surrounding Read More …

Basement Apartments on the Town Board Agenda

Three members of the Huntington Town Board plan to propose allowing basement apartments in owner-occupied houses at the board’s next meeting. Council members Sal Ferro, Dr. Dave Bennardo and Joan Cergol are cosponsoring a resolution that  would allow basement units under the town’s accessory apartment Read More …

3 Respiratory Diseases Circulating Simultaneously

Three separate respiratory diseases are circulating simultaneously, affecting the health of  residents, Dr. Adrian Popp,  head of the infectious diseases department at Huntington Hospital, said Tuesday. The three main culprits–RSV or respiratory syncytial virus, Covid-19 and influenza–are hittng a range of patients, from young to Read More …

Holiday Highlights: Santa Claus to Tour Halesite

Santa Claus will be touring Halesite on Dec. 17 with the help of the Halesite Fire Department. Here is the tentative schedule. If there’s inclement weather that day, the visit will be postponed until Dec.18. The route times are approximate. 12:00PM START • YOUNGS HILL Read More …

2nd Update: Friends Organize Help for Family of Man Killed on Jericho Turnpike

Friends of the man killed Nov.19 on Jericho Turnpike have formed fundraisers to assist his family. Alex Moschos of Neraki Greek Mediterranean Grill is offering the Beck family dinners on the house as well as donating money directly to to them. A GoFundMe campaign has Read More …

Coalition Encourages Residents to Get Involved in Housing Issues

A housing advocacy organization is reaching out to Huntington residents and asking them to get involved in housing issues. Hunter Gross, president of the Huntington Township Housing Coalition, said the group began texting residents Monday, reaching out to an estimated 20,000 in the first round Read More …