As Lifeguards Leave, Some Town Beaches to Close to Swimming

Huntington lifeguards have begun heading off to college, leading to limitations on what beaches will stay open for the rest of the summer. Starting Saturday, only these beaches will have lifeguard coverage: Asharoken Beach Centerport Beach Crab Meadow Beach Hobart Beach Quentin Sammis West Neck Read More …

Town Board Adds Petrone’s Name to Crab Meadow Beach

The Huntington Town Board voted Tuesday to add the name of former Supervisor Frank Petrone to Crab Meadow Beach. Petrone, who served as supervisor for 24 years,¬† was lauded for numerous contributions, including improving the town’s fiscal status, creation of the Environmental Open Space and Read More …

Whaling Museum to Host Sea Glass Festival Aug. 7

The Whaling Museum and Education Center plans to celebrate sea glass with a festival on Aug. 7. The museum is hosting various activities from 11am through 4pm to explore and celebrate the world of sea glass: ocean-tumbled, frosted glass gems found on beaches and collected Read More …

Huntington Officials Offer Boating Safety Tips, Plan Speed Crackdown

Huntington officials warned boaters Thursday to reduce speeds and offered a variety of other tips to keep people safe over the long Fourth of July weekend. Supervisor Ed Smyth said patrols would be out on the waters to enforce speed limits, including the temporary 5 Read More …

Project Aims to Clean Up Water, Revive Oyster Harvesting

  Volunteers are at work in a project to clean the waters and boost the biodiversity in Town of Huntington waters by creating oyster reefs. The project is a combined effort by Community Offshore Wind, the Rotary Club of Huntington, and the Cornell Cooperative Extension Read More …

Northport to Celebrate Maritime Heritage on Saturday

Northport will celebrate its maritime heritage Saturday with a variety of activities, from a blessing of the fleet to a seafood chowder contest. Events start at 10 a.m. at the Northport Village Park and dock and run until 2 p.m. The US Coast Guard Auxiliary Read More …

Beaches and Baseball Draw Huntington Residents

  A beach cleanup and a free baseball clinic brought out participants Saturday, who enjoyed the activities and the warm, sunny weather. Town Councilwoman Joan Cergol, who has led a series of beach cleanups this weekend, drew about 60 volunteers to spruce up Centerport Beach, Read More …

Fleets Cove Beach Closed Because of Bacteria

A second Huntington beach was closed after the Sufolk County Health Department reported Friday that it had found an excessive level of bacteria. Fleets Cove Beach was closed on Friday. Gold Star Battalion Beach in Huntington, which closed on Thursday, remains closed. Fleets Cove will Read More …

Huntington Safe Boating Week to Launch May 21

Huntington Safe Boating Week is scheduled for the week of May 21-27, with classes for boating certification, how to handle an emergency and proper use of a GPS device. All programs in the Boat Smart Boat Safe week are free. On May 21, the Town Read More …

Huntington to Host Boating Safety Course

The Town of Huntington is offering a New York State¬† Boating Safety certification course March 7-8. The course is open to people 10 years old and up. To acquire certification, participants must attend the full eight hours and pass a test, which will be issued Read More …

Updated: 8 Rescued After Boat Overturns in Huntington Bay

Updated: Huntington bay constables rescued a family of eight from Huntington Bay after a wave overturned their boat on Sunday. The 16-foot boat was carrying a Huntington Station family of four adults and four children, ages 1 to 10, the Town of Huntington said. One Read More …