Festival Highlights Huntington’s Maritime Links

A maritime festival on Sunday kicked off Safe Boating Week in Huntington. Scores of vendors promoting everything from boats, seashell designs, honey, jewelry, insurance, wood carvings and more were on hand as the large crowd circulated at the festival at Mill Dam Park. Others sampled Read More …

Huntington Officials Emphasize Safety on the Water

Huntington officials, law enforcement and boating experts reminded residents on Wednesday about ways to keep safe while using Huntington’s many waterways. Town Supervisor Ed Smyth, noting that Safe Boating Week is about to begin, reiterated the need for anyone using the waters to follow safety Read More …

Happening This Week: Ribbon Cutting, Cleanups

Tuesday Einstein’s Attic Huntington is having a ribbon cutting Tuesday, with an added twist: the public is invited to bring their own scissors and help cut the ribbon. The store is at 267 Main St., Huntington. Ribbon cutting at 5 p.m.; participants should arrive by Read More …

State Schedules Free Fishing Dates

Six dates have been designated free fishing days in the state, when the fishing license requirement is waived for freshwater fishing in state waters. The days are Feb.17 to 18 (Presidents’ Day Weekend), June 29 to 30, Sept. 28 (National Hunting and Fishing Day) and Read More …

Huntington Offering Boating Safety Course

The Town of Huntington is  offering a boating safety certiification course in March. The two-part course is scheduled for March 5 and March 8. Attendees ages 10 and up who register, attend the full 8-hour course, and pass the test will receive a New York Read More …

Teen Had a Bright Idea for His Eagle Scout Project

His nickname was the “lighthouse kid” because of the many times he visited his favorite landmark in Huntington as a child. The name stuck and he eventually put it to good use. When Huntington resident Ronnie Carrillo wanted to give back to a place that Read More …

Huntington Boat Parade Canceled

The Huntington boat parade, which was scheduled for Saturday, has been canceled. Organizers blamed the forecast for bad weather, including high winds, for the cancellation. The boat parade previously had been held in November and celebrated winter holiday themes, with vessels parading around Huntington Harbor, Read More …

Northport to Celebrate Its Maritime Heritage

Saturday will be a day of celebration of Northport’s maritime heritage, beginning with a blessing of the fleet at Village Park and dock. The celebration will feature a wide variety of activities, including the opening of the Northport farmers’ market, a Downhill Mile Run, both Read More …

Huntington Waterfront Festival Draws Throngs

  The eighth annual Waterfront Festival and Craft Fair drew crowds Sunday eager to enjoy the music, vendors and food under welcome sunny skies. A few soggy spots left over from Saturday’s downpour weren’t enough to dampen the enthusiasm of residents who wandered amongst the Read More …

Town Launches Campaign to Encourage Boating Safety

Huntington launched a campaign Friday to encourage people to enjoy the water and to follow safe boating practices. Supervisor Ed Smyth and other officials reminded residents to follow the rules of operating a boat safely, including to not drive a boat while under the influence, Read More …