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 …

Schools: Summer STEM Program; Lanyard Project for Pediatric Unit

SCOPE Education Services and the Huntington school district will offer a STEM summer enrichment program for students entering kindergarten through ninth grade. The program will run June 27 through July 22 with four periods of classes offered per day from 8:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. 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 …

Covid-19 Stats, Reported in Public School Districts

Total Covid-19 cases reported for public school districts with the Town of Huntington, including Huntington, Cold Spring Harbor, South Huntington, Elwood, Northport, Harborfields, Commack and Half Hollow Hills. Most data are from Wednesday; some are based on reports from Tuesday. The state website said that, 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 …

Fire Departments Schedule Hearings for Budget Review

Fire departments are hosting public hearings this week and next to review their budgets for the 2022 year. Here is the schedule of hearings, as posted on the Town of Huntington page: Cold Spring Harbor Tuesday, 7 pm, at the firehouse   2022 ADOPTED PROPOSED Read More …

Students Nominated for Hunting-Tony Awards

Huntington Town Council members Mark Cuthbertson and Joan Cergol have announced the nominees for the 11th Annual Hunting-Tony Awards, which celebrate the works of high school theater students. The ceremony will again be held virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The nominees are: Best Female Read More …

Health Department Issues Beach Advisories

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 64 beaches across the county because the level of bacteria exceeds state standards. The beaches are in areas that are heavily influenced by stormwater runoff from the surrounding watersheds or adjacent Read More …

Lab Drops Watson’s Name From Grad Program

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has decided to remove the name of Dr. James D. Watson from its graduate school because of past racist statements the Nobel laureate has made. The lab said the graduate program was begun in 1999 and shortly thereafter, named for Read More …

Cold Spring Harbor School Bond Passes

Cold Spring Harbor voters approved a $34-million school bond Tuesday night. The vote was 534-398. Superintendent Robert C. Fenter and the school board thanked the community for supporting the bond. “Our community continues to demonstrate their commitment to provide our students with a quality education Read More …