Presidents’ Day Closings, Activities

Monday is Presidents Day, in honor of the founder of our country, President George Washington. That means banks and the Post Office are closed. The Town won’t pick up trash on Monday. And so are school districts, which will take a weeklong break. Many, but Read More …

Lunar New Year Festivities at the Heckscher

Families celebrated the Lunar New Year on Saturday at the Heckscher Museum of Art hosted music, art and displays from Asian cultures. Artist Patricia Shih and Hanson Lee, members of the Town of Huntington Asian-American Task Force, led the program. Shih, a storyteller and musician, Read More …

Wedding Marathon Returns for Valentine’s Day

The Huntington Valentine’s Day wedding marathon will return this year, with appointments available all day on Feb. 14. “Love is in the air once again at Huntington Town Hall this Valentine’s Day,” said Town Clerk Andrew Raia, who will preside over the the marriage ceremonies. “It Read More …

Lunar New Year Celebrations Coming Up

Local libraries and other institutions are planning ways to recognize and celebrate the Lunar New Year in February. Asian communities around the world are celebrating the Year of the Dragon, considered an especially auspicious year to be born because the astrological animal is thought to Read More …

NAACP Marks King’s Birthday With Music, Speeches

  The Huntington branch of the NAACP celebrated the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday with music, speeches rooted in faith, and rousing words from State Attorney General Letitia James. James, who is pursuing a civil lawsuit alleging fraud against Donald Trump, spoke Read More …

MLK Day: Celebrations Planned for Holiday

Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. day, celebrating the life of the civil rights icon who was assassinated in 1968. A day of service, music and prayer will highlight the federal holiday. In Commack, the Suffolk Y Jewish Community Center will host Abraham’s Table, an Read More …

Letitia James to Keynote MLK Celebration in Huntington

State Attorney General Letitia James will be the keynote speaker at the  Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday celebration sponsored by the Huntington NAACP. The  celebration of the late civil rights leader’s life will start at 6 p.m. on Jan. 15 at the Bethel A.M.E. Read More …

Three Kings Day Celebration at St. Hugh’s

Families collected gifts Friday as part of a Three Kings Day celebration held at St. Hugh of Lincoln Church. Parents drove their cars into the church lot, where they received presents for their children, handed out by a variety of celebrities that included Santa Claus Read More …

Church to Host Three Kings Day Celebration

Three Kings Day will be celebrated Friday at St. Hugh of Lincoln Church, with toys, food and music. The drive-through celebration, which is sponsored by Housing Help Inc., will run from 4-6 p.m., as long as supplies last. The holiday is celebrated as the day the Read More …

Trash Pickup Schedule Shifts for Holiday Week

Trash and recycling pickup is pushed back one day throughout this week because of the Christmas holiday. There is no pickup on Monday, Christmas Day. Those with Monday/Thursday trash pickup will be on a Tuesday/Friday schedule this week. Residents whose trash is picked up Tuesdays Read More …

Santacon Brings Kids to the Ice at Clark Gillies Arena

 About 200 youngsters came out to skate Saturday as part of the town of Huntington’s Santacon at the Clark Gillies Arena at Dix Hills. Skaters of varying levels of experience moved about the ice, accompanied by Santa Claus, parents, older siblings and friends. Those Read More …