LI Air Quality Worsens as Wildfires Continue

  Air quality worsened noticeably Friday as smoke continued to come into the state from Canada. The air-quality rating veered into “unhealthy,” which, according to the  Department of Environmental Conservation, means, “Everyone may begin to experience health effects, members of sensitive groups may experience more Read More …

Gardiner Farm Stand Seeking Volunteers

The Greenlawn Centerport Historical Association is looking for volunteers to staff its summer Gardiner farm stand. One volunteer is needed  for each shift, which run from 10am-2pm or 2pm-6pm beginning the week of July 1 for the summer. High school students can earn community service credit Read More …

Robins Living Rent Free on Family’s Front Door

An East Northport family has welcomed some surprise guests that have moved onto their front door. Andrew Jones said he and his wife, Jennifer, were surprised when a pair of  American robins settled into a spring wreath hanging on their front door a few days Read More …

New Trees for Arbor Day at Park in Commack

A newly planted tree got some extra attention Friday as town officials marked Arbor Month under overcast skies at Sunshine Acres Park in Commack. Huntington Supervisor Ed Smyth, with the help of four students from Commack, Tax Receiver Jillian Guthman and Covanta employees tamped down Read More …

Earth Day Efforts Spruce Up Huntington

Volunteers turned out Saturday in Huntington Station, Greenlawn, Centerport and elsewhere to clean up the neighborhood in honor of Earth Day. At Huntington Manor Farm Park, residents were treated to lessons about bees, composting, sea creatures, and plant life at the town’s Family Earth Day Read More …

Festival, Cleanups to Celebrate Earth Day

Saturday is Earth Day, and groups around Huntington will be spending time celebrating the environment and cleaning up their neighborhoods. First up, the Centerport Harbor Association has organized a spring cleaning starting at 9:30 a.m. for the harbor and Mill Pond. Volunteers will meet at Read More …

Festivities to Mark Family Earth Day

Huntington will be marking Earth Day Saturday with a festivities that include music, giveaways, and interactive entertainment. Council members Joan Cergol and Sal Ferro are sponsoring the free Family Earth Day festivities, scheduled for 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Manor Farm Park, 210 Manor Read More …

Huntington Faith Groups Plan Environmental Activities

Houses of worship are participating in a variety of environmentally themed activities during the week of April 22-30. Huntington Interfaith Climate Week includes such ideas as encouraging people to leave their leaves on their lawns, eliminating gas-powered leaf blowers, and add native plants to their Read More …

Forum to Explore Ways to Help Raise Oysters

Residents are invited to learn more about restoring shellfish in local waters at a presentation Tuesday at Huntington Town Hall. The Huntington Rotary Club, which has been deeply involved in work to clean the waters and add to the biodiversity through oyster beds, is sponsoring Read More …

LaLota Named Co-Chair of Long Island Sound Caucus

Reps. Nick LaLota, R-Amityville, and Joe Courtney, D-Conn., have been  named co-chairs of the bipartisan Long Island Sound Caucus. The caucus will focus on issues related to the Long Island Sound, including conservation, water, fishing, transportation, and energy. “I am proud to partner with my Read More …