Lighthouse Musicfest to Return in September

After a one-year absence, the Huntington Lighthouse Musicfest is back on. The Huntington Lighthouse Preservation Society announced on Facebook that the musical performance is scheduled for Sept. 5. The festival bills itself as the only music festival held on top of a lighthouse. The festival Read More …

Realtors’ Group Donates to Clean Water Project

Members of the Long Island Board of Realtors presented a check for $26,000 Northport Village Trustee meeting this week. The check will support the Oyster FLUPSY–Floating Upwelling System– to help promote clean water in Northport Harbor. The aquaculture program will partner the Village of Northport Read More …

Cergol Challenges Handling of Allegedly Vulgar Email

Councilwoman Joan Cergol demanded answers Tuesday about the handling of an allegedly vulgar email sent by a town department head and referring to a female town employee. The email, sent to two male employees by their male supervisor in November, includes sexual references to the Read More …

Town Sues 2 Firms Over Woodbine Marina Problems

The Town of Huntington is seeking to recover $2 million in damages for problems at the Woodbine Marina in Northport. The lawsuit,  filed in State Supreme Court, and announced Tuesday, calls for more than  $1 million in compensatory damages each from the two defendants, and Read More …

Eaton’s Neck Coast Guard Rescues 3 From Capsized Boat in Sound

A Coast Guard crew based at Eaton’s Neck rescued three men Sunday morning whose boat had overturned in Long Island Sound off Connecticut, . A fourth man pulled from the water later died at Bridgeport Hospital, the newspaper Greenwich Time reported. The paper quoted the Read More …

11 Named to Commercial Fishing Advisory Board

The Huntington Town Board approved members to the new Commercial Fishing Advisory Council Tuesday. The 11 members were appointed individually by members of the Town Board and serve for the duration of the elected official’s term.  Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci appointed three members while council Read More …

Last Day to Apply for Mooring Permits Ahead of Crackdown

Thursday is the last day for boaters using Huntington water to apply for a mooring permit and avoid a fine. The Huntington Harbormaster’s Office will start enforcement of the mooring permit Friday after the Town Board approved the $40 fee by a 3-2 vote at Read More …

Northport Harbor Closed to Shellfishing

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Thursday announced  that it had temporarily banned the harvesting of shellfish and carnivorous gastropods in Northport Harbor The temporary closure was the result of the detection of a marine biotoxin in shellfish. The closure is implemented to Read More …