Townwide Fund Chooses President

The Townwide Fund of Huntington has elected Janice Whelan as president for 2024-2026. She manages her land use and zoning law practice in Huntington Village, serves as an alternate to the Town of Huntington Zoning Board of Appeals and coaches the Smithtown West High School Read More …

Whaling Museum Plans to Display Whale Skeleton

The Whaling Museum will use a recent Suffolk County grant to further plans to house the skeleton of a whale at its Cold Spring Harbor site. Nomi Dayan, the museum’s executive director, said the $300,000 grant it was awarded will go toward site plans for Read More …

Food, Glorious Food: 2 Evenings to Eat Well and Do Good

Two upcoming evenings filled with food and entertainment will also raise money to support Huntington nonprofits. On Oct. 26, the Huntington Rotary Club’s Taste of the Town will offer food, raffle baskets, wine and beer and more. Among the providers are: Besito, Joanina, Miko, TOA, Read More …

Hibernian Chili Cook-Off to Benefit Charities

The Huntington Hibernians are seeking cooks eager to show off their skills in a chili cook-off in November. Proceeds from raffles at the fourth annual event on Nov. 4 will help fund charities. Anyone who wants to compete in the Huntington Hibernian cook-off should contact Read More …

‘Chukkers and Champagne’ to Raise Funds for Caumsett Foundation

The Caumsett Foundation has scheduled Chukkers and Champagne for Sept. 30. The organization’s 26th annual benefit will feature horses, champagne, a polo match, cocktails, contests, food and music. The polo and party benefit this year will honor the  Cunniff family and the memory of Marilyn Read More …

Educators, Officials Prod Hochul on Free School Meals for All Students

Leaders of hunger-relief efforts, medical experts, educators and elected officials Friday called on Gov. Kathy Hochul to fund free meals for all students in her next state budget. Gathered at Jefferson Primary School in Huntington, the assemblage of leaders said that $280 million should be Read More …

Northport Museum to Celebrate Reopening With Exhibit on Immigrants

After 14 months, the Northport Historical Society museum will reopen June 2 to the public, followed June 6 by a gala and opening reception for its exhibit that celebrates immigrants and their impact on the community. The exhibit is entitled Immigrants of Northport and East Read More …

Whitman Birthplace Invites Artistic Contributions

The Walt Whitman Birthplace is inviting residents to contribute videos and artwork to celebrate the 202nd birthday of the famed American poet. Selected videos from people showing themselves reading from Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass” and artwork inspired by the poet will be shown during a Read More …

Letter: Champions Made Extra Effort to Help in Times of Need

As we approach the New Year many of us are ready to say good riddance to 2020, a year unlike any other. In spite of the bleakness of the situation, we have seen the best in our human spirit in unprecedented numbers. We recognize our Read More …