Wreaths, Parades to Mark Memorial Day in Huntington

Memorial Day weekend in Huntington will be filled with commemorations and parades. The Town of Huntington of Huntington will lead off the salutes with a laying of wreaths at Town Hall at noon. Wreaths will be placed at monuments for both world wars, the Korea Read More …

Essay: Centerport Plan Signifies Need for Better Management of Natural Resources

John Probert is a resident of Huntington with a background in environmental science who has previously worked at the Department of the Interior and the World Wildlife Fund. Read More …

Officials Oppose Requirement to Allow More Apartments

A bipartisan group of officials in Suffolk County denounced a plan Thursday to require all New York State municipalities to permit accessory dwelling units. The requirement is listed in the proposed state budget. Local, state, county and federal leaders gathered at the Suffolk County Legislature Read More …

Schools: Pet Supply Roundup, Music Success

The Cold Spring Harbor Central School District Board of Education has recognized eight  student-musicians. Four students were chosen to perform at the Eastman School of Music during the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Winter Conference in early December. Four students were selected as Read More …

Centerport Rally Denounces Hate, Seeks Unity

Religious leaders, elected officials, civil rights figures and others gathered Thursday in Centerport to denounce acts of racism and other bigotry that have occurred on Long Island and to sign a pledge against hate. In Huntington, recent reports of racism have included a Chinese-American member Read More …

Bald Eagles Celebrated in Centerport

  Centerport’s bald eagles and other raptors were the center of attention Saturday as their fans gathered at the Vanderbilt Museum to celebrate them and watch the release of a hawk into the wild. The arrival of eagles that nested near the Mill Dam Pond Read More …

Schools: Mask Rules; Northport Enrollment Decline

An official in the office of Gov. Kathy Hochul said Friday that when students are unmasked, schools should “implement physical distancing to the extent possible… but should not exclude students from in-person learning to keep a minimum distance requirement.” Regulations issued by the state Department Read More …

Beach in Centerport Closed by Bacteria Levels

Huntington Beach Community Association Beach in Centerport is one of three beaches in Suffolk closed Friday because of the high levels of bacteria. Also closed were Islip’s Lake Ronkonkoma Beach, and Bayport Beach in Bayport. According to Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Dr. Gregson Pigott, Read More …

Suffolk County Cites Bacteria at 63 Beaches

Because of the heavy rain that hit Long Island Friday morning, and the high levels of residual bacteria resulting from runoff, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 63 beaches. The advisory includes several beaches in Huntington. The Read More …