Pastor Honored for Commitment to Diversity

Pastor Dan Rivera of the Huntington Assembly of God has been named recipient of the  “Champion of Diversity” award for the 16th Suffolk County legislative district. Legislator Rebecca Sanin noted his commitment to fostering inclusivity, celebrating cultural diversity, and advocating for marginalized communities. In recognition of Read More …

St. Patrick’s Parade Returning Sunday to Huntington

Huntington’s 90th St. Patrick’s Parade will take place Sunday, with pipe bands, school groups, elected officials and others marching up New York Avenue to Main Street in a display of Irish pride and heritage. The parade, sponsored by the Huntington division of the Ancient Order Read More …

Hochul Visits Melville Mosque, Says Hate Won’t Be Tolerated

Saying “We’re not going to tolerate any forms of hate,” Gov. Kathy Hochul spoke out Monday against last week’s intrusion at the Islamic Center of Melville. The governor met with leaders of the mosque to assure them about safety concerns that were raised when Jordan Read More …

2nd Update: Elected Officials Condemn Mosque Incident

Town and county elected officlals condemned an incident involving a man who went to a mosque in Melville, made statements about the Hamas-Israeli conflict, and wouldn’t leave the building. The man, Jordan Endler, was arrested the next day and charged with trespassing and harassment. Huntington Read More …

Frying Latkes in Oil Is One Small Way to Express Our Judaism

A small Chanukah party, I thought. With just a few people over, I’d cook up something yummy, the house would be clean, and all would be very, very manageable. And then my invitee asked the question. “Are you making latkes?” Her eyes lit up. “From Read More …

Menorah Lighting Marks Beginning of Chanukah

Jewish residents celebrated the start of Chanukah Thursday night with the lighting of a grand menorah in downtown Huntington. The Jewish holiday, which lasts eight days, marks a miracle of an oil lamp that burned for eight days when it only had enough to one Read More …

Hibernians Raffling Tickets for Trip to Ireland

The Huntington Hibernians are raffling off tickets for a trip to Ireland to support scholarships named for the late Justice Harry Richard Brown. The tickets in the raffle sponsored by the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Division 4 of Huntington, go for $25. There’s no expiration Read More …

Church Raising Funds for Food Program

The Congregational Church of Huntington is raising funds on GoFundMe for its Peace and Plenty Food Outreach program. The program, begun in 2006, prepares and delivers fresh bread, baked goods, sandwiches and fruit each week. Food is prepared at Temple Beth El’s kitchen and delivered Read More …

Updated: Santa. Dreidels. Music. Meals. More. It’s the Season for Holidays Celebrations

Holiday celebrations are underway, with everything from parades to tree lighting to Christmas teas and music on the schedule. These are just a few of the scheduled events around Huntington. If we’ve missed you and you want to be included in updates, please email us Read More …

Synagogues Rally to Support Israel After Hamas Attack

From religious services to signs declaring their support, Huntington’s Jewish population is rallying around Israel in the wake of the brutal Hamas attack last weekend. Blue and white signs bearing the Star of David line the sidewalk in front of a Park Avenue synagogue and Read More …