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 …

Forum to Explore Ways to Help Raise Oysters

Residents are invited to learn more about restoring shellfish in local waters at a presentation Tuesday at Huntington Town Hall. The Huntington Rotary Club, which has been deeply involved in work to clean the waters and add to the biodiversity through oyster beds, is sponsoring Read More …

Narwhal Ball Set for Sunday

The Whaling Museum in Cold Spring Harbor will offer its Narwhal Ball on Sunday, offering a variety of activities to explore the icy world of narwhals and polar sea creatures. Activities include: Creating frosty crafts to take home Seeing a narwhal tusk and whale blubber Read More …

Huntington Offering Boat Safety Classes

The Town of Huntington will offer free boating safety classes this spring. in March and May.Pariticipants ages 10 and up  who register, attend the full 8-hour course, and pass the test will receive a state Boating Safety credential issued by New York State Parks. The Read More …

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 …