Suffolk Schedules Forum on Restoration at Coindre Hall

Suffolk County officials will provide residents with information about the restoration work going on at Coindre Hall at a forum on Feb. 8. The forum is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Harborfields Public Library and will feature Suffolk County Legislator Stephanie Bontempi, as well Read More …

Patriarch of Centerport’s Famed Eagle Family Dies

A male eagle who, with his mate captured the attention of people around the world, died early Friday morning, the Bald Eagles of Centerport group said on Facebook. The bird, affectionally known as Dad, was an estimated 14 or 15 years old, and had fathered Read More …

Joy Squires Dies; Led Environmental Efforts

Joy Squires, a retired Elwood teacher and former chair of the Conservation Board and Environmental Open Space and Park Fund, died Saturday. Last year, The Town of Huntington renamed Manor Plains Nature Park Thursday  in her honor. “Joy was an amazing volunteer who served the Town Read More …

Oyster Bay Sending Trucks to Help Huntington After Fire

The Town of Oyster Bay is sending five trash trucks to Huntington to make up for Saturday night’s loss of six trash trucks by fire. Deputy Supervisor John McCarron said  that two vehicles were rescued from the line of trucks that caught fire and driven Read More …

Water Quality Report for LI Sound Finds Plateau

Water quality in the Long Island Sound plateaued or worsened, the environmental group Save the Sound reported Thursday. The waters in the Western Basin, which includes the Suffolk and Nassau shorelines, and Eastern Narrows, the New York City shoreline, are in worse shape than the Read More …

Members Reappointed to Energy Committee

The Huntington Town Board has renamed the Renewable Energy Task Force and reappointed its members. The new Advisory Committee on Energy Efficiency, Renewables and Sustainability, whose task is to examine, prioritize and report to the Town Board on energy efficiency best practices, the use of Read More …

How To: Register a Landscaping Business

Anyone wanting to run a commercial landscaping business in Huntington must register with the Town of Huntington for a permit. There’s a non-refundable fee of $50, which includes a decal for the first vehicle. To apply by mail, send a completed and signed Landscape Registration Read More …

How To: Handle Your Trash When Moving

The Town of Huntington has specific rules on how to handle the trash resulting from someone moving in or moving out of a home in town. The town reminds residents that up to six gallons (with a volume of less than 42 gallons) can be Read More …

200 Saplings Planted at Koster Park for Arbor Day

Scout troops and Huntington High School students planted saplings Friday at Koster Park, part of the Huntington celebration of National Arbor Day. The town said that 200 bare root saplings were planted, consisting of 25 each of Flowering Dogwood, Highbush Cranberry, Buttonbush, Ninebark, Black Chokeberry, Read More …

Happening This Week: Job Fair, Holocaust Commemoration

School board elections are coming up, and with it, candidate nights. In addition, Walt Whitman High School is celebrating its championship football teams over the years, the South Huntington Public Library is hosting a job fair, and law enforcement officers are inviting Huntington residents to Read More …

Huntington Families Celebrate Earth Day

Huntington families celebrated Earth Day Saturday with demonstrations of beekeeping, water quality, paper shredding, a giveaway of saplings and more. Sponsored by Covanta and Starflower Experiences, Town Board members Joan Cergol and Sal Ferro, the celebration also offered  arts and crafts, garden planting, and face Read More …

Earth Day Features Family Day, Cleanup and Recycling Poster Contest

Huntington residents will be celebrating Huntington Family Earth Day at Manor Farm Saturday, cosponsored by council members Joan Cergol and Sal Ferro,  Covanta and Starflower Experiences. Events include a marine touch tank, supplied by Cornell Cooperative Extension, arts and crafts, garden planting, and face painting. Read More …

$22 Million From State for Sewer Service to Homes in Huntington Station

State Sen. Jim Gaughran and State Assemblyman Steve Stern announced Tuesday that they had obtained $22 million in state funding to connect homes to sewer lines in Huntington Station. The new funding complements an agreement between the town and Suffolk County to spend $44 million Read More …