Smile Train CEO Honored at Islanders Game

Susannah Schaefer, a Huntington resident and CEO of Smile Train, was honored Tuesday night at a New York Islanders game. She received the  Charles B. Wang Community Service Award and was presented with a silver hockey stick by Jon Ledecky, a co-owner of the NHL team. Read More …

Unity Day Parade, Fair Celebrate Huntington

The  Unity Day parade and fair that was postponed by rain last fall went off Saturday, a salute to the people of Huntington and honors for  two law-enforcement officials. Gray skies and a chill wind had many shivering, especially at the start of the parade, Read More …

Project Prom Readies Teens for Big Moment

 Huntingon teens wanting to look their best for their high school proms and others turned out for Project Prom Thursday. Town employees, and officers from the Suffolk County Police Department Second Precinct and other organizations have been collecting clothes, jewelry, shoes and accessories for Read More …

1653 Foundation Names First Executive Director

The 1653 Foundation said Tuesday that Don Tesoriero has been appointed as its first executive director. Tesoriero has more than 35 years experience in business, communications and municipal service in both the private and public sectors in the region. He serves as the assistant to Read More …

NAACP Recognizes Women for Public Service

  Women leaders in Huntington were recognized Saturday at a luncheon sponsored by  Women in the NAACP. Councilwomen Brooke Lupinacci and Theresa Mari, Tax Receiver Jillian Guthman, and Suffolk Legislators Stephanie Bontempi and Rebecca Sanin. All were honored for their contributions through their public service Read More …

Unity Day Parade, Fair Set for April 6

Unity Day celebrations will return to Huntington after a year’s absence caused by bad weather. Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon Jr. and retired deputy police commissioner Risco Mention-Lewis have been named grand marshals and will lead the celebration of diversity in Huntington. The parade and Read More …

Gay Pride Parade Returns to Huntington on June 9

The Long Island Pride parade will return to Huntington on June 9. The parade originated in Huntington but left and was held in Long Beach for six years before returning to Huntington last year. Marchers will form up on Gerard Street, head to Main Street Read More …

Northport to Host Pridefest in June

Pridefest in the Park will return to Northport June 15 with a festival and exhibit at the Northport Historical Museum. Northport Mayor Donna Koch will kick off off Pride Month with a flag-raising ceremony in front of Village Hall  at noon May 31. The event Read More …

NAACP to Honor Women for Contributions

The Huntington NAACP will honor several women serving in government at a luncheon on March 30. Women in NAACP will salute town tax receiver Jillian Guthman, Suffolk Legislators Stephanie Bontempi and Rebecca Sanin, and town council members Brooke Lupinacci and Theresa Mari. The luncheon is Read More …

Moonjumpers to Unveil Beer to Support Food Bank

The Moonjumpers organization will reveal its new IPA beer and beer can artwork on March 1. Portions of the proceeds from sales of the beer from the unveiling  will be donated to support the food bank  efforts at  Tri-CYA. The design was created  by Marni Read More …