Happening This Week: Ribbon Cutting, Cleanups

Tuesday Einstein’s Attic Huntington is having a ribbon cutting Tuesday, with an added twist: the public is invited to bring their own scissors and help cut the ribbon. The store is at 267 Main St., Huntington. Ribbon cutting at 5 p.m.; participants should arrive by Read More …

Earth Day Celebrated With Song, Lilacs and Horses

The reading of poems and the planting of lilacs  helped mark Earth Day celebrations Sunday at West Hills County Park. Organized by Suffolk Count Legislator Rebecca Sanin, D-16th, the event included a chance to explore marine life, reaching into a tank to touch creatures, a Read More …

Bees, Composting, Music and More for Earth Day

 Huntington residents celebrated Earth Day Sunday, learning about bees, shredding paper, composting, and participating in a variety of other activities for adults and children alike. Earth Day, established in 1970, has become a global event, with festivals, tree plantings, awareness of animals, health and Read More …

Sugar Kelp Project Keeping Oysters and Waters Healthy

50 gallons–That’s how much water a singular oyster can filter in one day—highlighting the abundantly clear importance oyster habitat restoration brings to the efforts to improve water quality on Long Island. Read More …

PSEG-LI Offering Free Trees Ahead of Earth Day

PSEG-LI is offering a variety of free trees this week to celebrate Earth Day. Partnering with Suffolk County, the PSEG Foundation and the Arbor Day Foundation, the utility will provide more than 250 Suffolk residents with a free tree through its energy-saving trees program. “Earth Read More …

PSEG to Host Conference April 4 on Heat Pumps

PSEG-LI will host a conference April 4 for anyone interested in learning more about heat pumps. The utility said that more than 400 people are expected to attend the “Electrify Long Island” conference  to learn about the benefits of  electric heat pumps, which function as Read More …

Huntington Family Earth Day Set for April 21

Huntington’s Family Earth Day celebration has a full lineup of activities, from pet adoptions to composting demonstrations, beekeeping lessons and a music jam. Musicians are welcome to bring their own instrument and join the jam. The celebration will run from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Manor Read More …

Update: Town to Remediate Area Cleared at Mill Dam Park

The Town of Huntington has been told to replant trees and other vegetation after a protected area around the wetlands in Mill Dam Park were cleared. Updated: Supervisor Ed Smyth said at last week’s Town Board meeting that the dispute over the trees’ removal was Read More …

Op-Ed: ’13 Magic Words’ in Water Quality Act

Environmentalist John Turner calls them “13 magic words.” They are 13 words that have been added to a measure likely to be voted on in a countywide referendum in November that would amend the Suffolk County Water Quality Restoration Act. The words are in a Read More …