Bald Eagles’ Group Says Housing Proposal Jeopardizes Nest

The Huntington Zoning Board of Appeals will take up a request next week that has riled residents worried about the impact on a pair of bald eagles nesting in Centerport. The eagles’ nest at Mill Pond is across Route 25A from Alec Court, where two Read More …

How To: Remove a Tree in the Town of Huntington

Removing a tree from your property in the Town of Huntington isn’t as easy as just getting out your chainsaw. Unless you live in one of the villages which are not covered by the regulations, you will most likely need a permit from the town, Read More …

Town, County Agree on $44-Million Sewer Project for Huntington Station

Suffolk County and Town of Huntington offficials signed an agreement Wednesday to spend $44 million to bring sewers to a portion of Huntington Station, part of  a long-awaited effort to revitalize the hamlet. A lack of sewers has often intefered with new development along Route Read More …

Clean Pass Rules to Change in February

New Clean Pass vehicle stickers for single-occupant HOV lane access on the Long Island Expressway will only be issued to owners of plug-in electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, as of Feb.1. These vehicles must also be registered in New York State in order to Read More …

Almost $3 Million to Improve Long Island Sound

U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi said Monday that the 3rd congressional district had received almost $3 million to protect and preserve the Long Island Sound. The Huntington Democrat said that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services and the National Fish and Wildlife Read More …

Coindre Hall Board Meeting Canceled

The  Coindre Hall Advisory Board meeting that was scheduled for Oct.12 has been canceled and will be rescheduled at a future date, the office of Suffolk County Legislator William R. “Doc” Spencer announced Friday. Spencer leads the advisory board, which meets to review ideas for the Read More …

Pool Owners Asked to Monitor for Beetles

The state Department of Environmental Conservation is asking swimming pool owners to participate in DEC’s annual Asian Longhorned Beetle Swimming Pool Survey. During late summer, Asian longhorned beetles (ALB) emerge as adults and are active outside of their host tree. The goal of the survey Read More …

Butterflies Are Free and a Sight to See

Pinelawn Memorial Park and Arboretum recently hosted hosted a series of butterfly releases  as part of its  community education program. The event was designed to teach about the importance of butterflies in the environment as well as provide a  symbolic remembrance for those who have Read More …

Coindre Hall Boathouse Work Leads to Opposition

​The future of the dilapidated boathouse at Coindre Hall has community activists opposing plans and the work that has gone on so far at the Suffolk County park. Environmental Conservation police from the state Department of Environmental Conservation advised the individuals working at the site Read More …

Oyster Gardening Kicks Off as Summer Season Begins

As the summer season gets underway, the Oyster Bay/Cold Spring Harbor Protection Committee is eagerly anticipating families to start gardening tens of thousands of oysters in the harbor.  Every year, hundreds of volunteers including students, scouts, church groups, garden members, and families come to raise Read More …

Huntington to Rename Recycling Center

The Huntington Town Board recently voted to rename the town recycling center for Ernesto “Ernie” Modesto Chea a retired  town employee who died of cancer in January 2020. Chea had fled Cuba as a young child in 1966, and came to Huntington. He was a Read More …