Couple Donates $1M to Huntington Hospital

 Huntington native Douglas Partrick, owner of Heatherwood Luxury Rentals, and his wife, Violetta, have donated $1 million to Huntington Hospital. Partrick, who was born and raised in Huntington, has deep ties  to Huntington Hospital. His mother, Virginia, volunteered at the hospital for 30 years, compiling Read More …

Primary Day for Democrats, Working Families Candidates

Tuesday is primary day for Democrats and members of the Working Families Party, with disputes continuing over ballot access and who really represents one party. That argument was on display last week at the  Huntington Town Board meeting when members of the public challenged Councilman Read More …

Cook Looking for Decision Upholding Petitions for Ballot Line

Councilman Gene Cook will be back in court Thursday, looking for a ruling on the validity of petitions that would put him on the ballot as a candidate for Huntington  town supervisor. Ed Smyth, Republican town councilman and candidate for supervisor, sued to knock Cook Read More …

Swastika Burned Into Grass at Crescent Beach Park

Suffolk County police are investigating the appearance of a swastika that was apparently burned into a grassy area at Crescent Beach Town Park in Huntington on Sunday. A park employee reported finding the damage Sunday about 7:15 p.m. Suffolk detectives are asking anyone with information Read More …

‘Smokey Joe’s Cafe’ Leads Return to Stage at Engeman Theater

Ticket sales resumed Monday at the Engeman Theater, as it announced its first full lineup of shows since the shutdown forced by the Covid-19 epidemic. Shows will begin in September. Co-owner and producing artistic director Richard Dolce said, “After more than a year of darkness, Read More …

South Huntington Schools to Honor Bennardo at Retirement

The South Huntington school board  has scheduled a retirement party Monday for  Dr. David  Bennardo, who is retiring as superintendent of the district after nine years. The celebration will run from 6 -8 p.m., starting with a ceremony in the Performing Arts Center at WaltWhitman High Read More …

Concert in Huntington to Commemorate Harry Chapin

Long Island Cares is commemorating the 40th anniversary of the death of singer-songwriter Harry Chapin, with a “Wild About Harry” concert series. Members of the Chapin family,  featuring Tom Chapin, Jen Chapin, and the Chapin sisters, will perform Friday from the Chapin Rainbow Stage in Read More …