Town Renames Street as “Dolores Dee Thompson Way”

East Second Street in Huntington Station was renamed Thursday in honor of Dolores “Dee” Thompson, the 92-year-old activist and civil rights leader. The intersection of East Second Street and New York Avenue is where Thompson founded the Huntington Station Enrichment Center as a community facility Read More …

Lupinacci Outlines Proposed 2022 Town Budget

The Town of Huntington plans to have a public hearing on the 2022 preliminary operating budget on or before Nov. 4. The $212-million budget must be adopted by Nov. 20. “The challenge in developing Huntington’s 2021 Budget was to maintain services at a time when Read More …

Campaign: HQ Opening; Tailgate Party

Huntington Democrats  will officially open its 2021 official campaign headquarters with a parking lot rally at 11 a.m. on Saturday. “Our candidates have been working hard individually, and now it is time for all of us to come together to demonstrate, in as forceful a Read More …

St. Anthony’s Student Nominated for Heart of a Giant Award

A St. Anthony’s High School student is one of several tri-state football players nominated for the 2021 USA Football Heart of a Giant Award, presented by the Hospital for Special Surgery and the New York Giants. Voting for the nominees will continue through Oct.10. Andrew Read More …

Campaign: Orelli, Sorrentino Battle Heats Up; Legislative Fundraisers

The fight for the Huntington highway superintendent’s job is getting nastier. Republican Andre Sorrentino accused Highway Superintendent Kevin Orelli of spending department funds on pay raises for campaign supporters. But Democrat Orelli fired back. “Our current Huntington Highway Superintendent complains that he does not have Read More …

Op-Ed: As Home Prices Skyrocket, Some Programs Offer Help

“LI HOME PRICES GO UP, UP, UP,” declared the front-page headline in Newsday last week. The article began: “Home prices reached a new high in Suffolk County…The median home price jumped to $535,000 in Suffolk last month…” And that was $10,000 more than what Peter Read More …

State Moves to Ease School Bus Driver Shortage

Gov. Kathy Hochul  announced Sunday that the state is taking several steps to try to address the shortage of school bus drivers affecting numerous school districts around the state. Bus companies reported a shortage of drivers of 15 to 20 percent as the new school Read More …

When and Where to Vote Starting Oct. 23

updated: Early voting for the Nov. 2 election starts Saturday Oct. 23 and continues through Sunday Oct. 31. Anyone registered to vote in Suffolk County can cast a ballot at any site listed below: Babylon Town Hall Annex 281 Phelps Lane North Babylon NY 11703 Read More …

Town Lays Out ‘Zombie Property’ Rules to Reduce Blight

The Huntington Town Board approved a measure earlier this week that was proposed by Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci in July that town leaders expect will encourage the occupation or turnover of ownership of zombie homes, problem properties and vacant storefronts. The town will impose escalating Read More …

3 Employees of Melville IT Company Admit to Copyright Infringement

Three employees of a Melville information technology company have pleaded guilty to criminal copyright infringement. Michael Calabria, Joseph Keegan and Casey Silver   of  Constructure Technologies LLC installed unlicensed versions of software by using “cracking” programs to activiate copies of software without paying for it, the Read More …