Baby Blessings Program Distributes Diapers and Other Essentials

Scores of parents lined up at Huntington Assembly of God Tuesday to pick up diapers, clothing and toys for their children. The Baby Blessings program is run by Helping Hand Rescue Mission at the church every third Tuesday of the month. Volunteers assisted mothers who Read More …

Schools: Elwood Bond Forum Scheduled

The Elwood school district has scheduled a community forum for Thursday to discuss the proposal to amend the 2017 bond to include a turf athletic field. The vote is scheduled for Oct. 18. Thursday’s forum is set for 7 p.m. at 15, at Elwood Middle Read More …

Community Fun Day Celebrated in Greenlawn

Ebenezer Wesleyan Church sponsored its second annual community fun day Saturday, bringing music, food, dancing and more to its Greenlawn neighborhood. Dancers of all ages came out to enjoy the music, provided by live DJs, along with a dunk tank, balloons, and waterslide. Vendors included Read More …

Northport Native Assumes Command of Air Force Wing

A Northport native has taken command of the Air Force’s 1st Special Operations Wing at Hurlburt Field in Florida. Col. Allison Black assumed command last week in a change of command ceremony. The change of command ceremony featured Col. Jocelyn Schermerhorn passing the guidon after Read More …

Members Reappointed to Energy Committee

The Huntington Town Board has renamed the Renewable Energy Task Force and reappointed its members. The new Advisory Committee on Energy Efficiency, Renewables and Sustainability, whose task is to examine, prioritize and report to the Town Board on energy efficiency best practices, the use of Read More …

Happening in Huntington: Firemen’s Fair, Board Meetings

Monday The Northport Firemen’s Fair gets underway Monday night at Steers Beach, starting at 7 p.m.  through Saturday. Games, rides and general fun. Tuesday The Town Board meets at 2 p.m. for its monthly session. The public can attend the meeting in person or watch Read More …

Celebrating the Fourth Around Huntington

The Eaton’s Neck Fire Department will host its Fourth of July parade Monday at 10 a.m., starting at the fire department and winding its way down to Prices Bend Beach. Be prepared to get soaked: children of all ages spray, and get sprayed by, those Read More …

State Sets Public Meeting to Review Findings of Northport Cancer Study

The state health department will hold a virtual public meeting July 7 to discuss the findings of a cancer study of people living in the Northport-East Northport School District. The study, released last week, noted a “statistically significant” number of cases of leukemia and other Read More …

Libraries Lining Up Summer Programming

The libraries in the Town of Huntington are gearing up for special programming during the summer. Here are just a few of the many events, classes, lectures and more that are happening in the coming weeks. Read More …

Maritime Celebration in Northport

Boaters, foodies, history lovers, musicians, and others turned out Saturday as Northport celebrated its maritime heritage. The maritime day featured a blessing of the fleet, which included boats and vessels of all shapes and sizes parading across the harbor.  That was followed by a seafood Read More …

Northport to Celebrate Maritime Heritage on Saturday

Northport will celebrate its maritime heritage Saturday with a variety of activities, from a blessing of the fleet to a seafood chowder contest. Events start at 10 a.m. at the Northport Village Park and dock and run until 2 p.m. The US Coast Guard Auxiliary Read More …