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 …

Spada Ousted as Huntington Maritime Director

Updated: Dom Spada,¬†director of maritime services for the Town of Huntington, resigned at the request of Supervisor Chad Lupinacci, Newsday reported Friday. But the reason for the ouster was not known. “it became clear to me that he could no longer serve in this administration,” Read More …

Health Department Issues Beach Advisories

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 64 beaches across the county because the level of bacteria exceeds state standards. The beaches are in areas that are heavily influenced by stormwater runoff from the surrounding watersheds or adjacent Read More …

3 Centerport Beaches Closed Because of Bacteria

Centerport Yacht Club Beach, Huntington Beach Community Association Beach, and Fleets Cove Beach in Centerport were closed to bathing Saturday after a finding of bacteria in excess of acceptable criteria. The beaches will reopen when further testing reveals that the bacteria have subsided to acceptable Read More …