Turkey Trot, Parades and More Light Up Long Holiday Weekend

The holiday season in Huntington begins in earnest this extended weekend, with turkey trots, Christmas tree lightings, parades and more. On Wednesday, There’s a viewing of  the classic “Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” at 7 p.m. at the South Huntington Library, for cardholders grades 6-12. Thursday morning, Read More …

Holiday Highlights: Chanukah Wonderland

Melville Chabad is hosting a Chanukah Wonderland Dec. 18 at Walt Whitman Shops. The entire family is invited to enjoy the camaraderie and celebrate the holiday of Chanukah in style with family and community at this celebration. Included in the event are dreidel painting, doughnut Read More …

MTA Encourages Holiday Travelers to Use Rails, Not Roads

The Metropolian Transportation Authority is scheduling extra service  for those planning to travel for Thanksgiving. Trains and buses throughout the system will operate on special schedules on Wednesday through Sunday, with expanded railroad service on Wednesday afternoon, to accommodate the unique travel demands of Thanksgiving Read More …

Safety Tips Ahead of Thanksgiving

  Thanksgiving is just days away. This holiday season, people are embracing the traditions they love best: Gatherings with family and friends, and turkey platters with all the trimmings. And don’t forget a day of football – both in the backyard, and on our screens. Read More …

Holiday Highlights: Bright Lights at the Vanderbilt

Candlelight tours, visits with Santa and friends in his workshop, a children’s scavenger hunt, and a holiday laser show are part o the Vanderbilt Museum’s program, Bright Lights: Celebrate the Season. The event will run  from 5-8 pm.  on Nov. 26, Dec.3-18 and Dec.22. Thousands Read More …

Holiday Highlights: Historical House Tours

The Huntington Historical Society’s historic houses at the holidays tour resumes this year after a two-year break. “Visit to Sammisville” will tour five homes on Dec.4 that involve the Sammis family, all descendants o John Sammis, one of the original settlers of Huntington. He built Read More …

Dickens’ Descendant to Perform ‘A Christmas Carol’ at Cinema Arts

The great-great grandson of Charles Dickens will perform his live adaptation of A Christmas Carol at the Cinema Arts Centre on Dec. 5. Gerald Dickens, who has been performing his one-man show since 1993, will play more than 30 characters from the 19th Century classic Read More …

Holiday Highlights: Bliss Pastries’ Gluten-Free Lineup

Bliss Pastries is offering corporate gift boxes of its gluten-free chocolate chip cookies and brownies this year for the holidays. Owner Stacy Malinow of Dix Hills said, “You don’t have to be gluten free to love our desserts.”  She launched her business in  February of Read More …

Holiday Highlights: Packed Lineup at the Paramount

We are featuring Huntington businesses that are offering holiday programming, foods, activities and more. Email us at [email protected] if you want us to highlight your business. Read More …

Veterans Honored With Ceremony in Greenlawn

Veterans Day was marked Friday in Greenlawn with the American Legion, firefighters, Scouts and others saluting those who have served throughout the decades in the American military. Several organizations stepped forward to place wreaths at Greenlawn Memorial Park hosted by American Legion Post 1244. In Read More …

Northwell Funding Helps Move Holiday Spectacular Back to Wall Street

The Huntington holiday spectular will be back on Wall Street this year, thanks to support from Northwell Health. The Huntington Village Business Improvement District and Huntington Supervisor Ed Smyth announced Friday morning that the event, with its 65-foot multimedia Christmas tree, provided by Looks Great Read More …

Smyth, Catoggio Defend Relocation of Holiday Celebration

Huntington Supervisor Ed Smyth and Huntington Village Business Improvement District president Dominic Catoggio on Monday defended the decision to move the holiday parade to Heckscher Park. In the last two years, the holiday celebration had occurred on Wall Street, which was welcomed by some and Read More …

Town Trash Pickup Schedules Altered Around Holidays

Tuesday-Friday trash pickup in Huntington  is just Tuesday this week as the town marks Veterans Day. On Friday, collection is canceled  and won’t be rescheduled. Instead, residents on a Tuesday/Friday schedule can put out two days worth of trash on Tuesday, Nov.15. During Thanksgiving week, Read More …