Voters in 8 Districts to Decide on School Trustees, Budgets

Voters in the eight public school districts of Huntington will go to the polls Tuesday to select members of their Boards of Education as well as determine the fate of proposed budgets. Many of the elections are relatively low key, with few or no contested Read More …

State Opens Truck Inspection Station on LIE

The state Transportation Department officially opened a new commercial carrier vehicle roadside inspection station on Thursday. The new site is set on a former parking lot on the westbound side of the Long Island Expressway between Exits 53 and 51 in Dix Hills. The facility Read More …

Robert M. Skirkanich, Aerospace Engineer and Runner, Dies at 82

Robert M. Skirkanich, age 82, of East Northport, a retired aerospace engineer for Sikorsky and Grumman Aerospace Corporation, died March 29. He was an  organizer of running experiences and coached weekly practices for the Northport Running Club. He was also a parishioner of St. Andrew’s Read More …

Student Cuts a Path to Helping Others With Mental Health

Today’s adolescents are experiencing a mental health crisis declared a “national emergency” by the American Academy of Pediatrics.  According to CDC data from 2021, 42 percent of high school students experienced “persistent feelings of sadness” in the past year. The issue is particularly pronounced among Read More …

Report: Teens Brawl at Half Hollow Hills Library

About a half dozen students got into a brawl Wednesday at the Half Hollow Hills Community Library, according to News12. The brawl occurred about 3:30 p.m., with the students leaving before police arrived. Half Hollow Hills East High School is directly across the street from Read More …

Dix Hills Soccer Club President Accused of Embezzlement

The president of the Dix Hills Soccer Club was charged Wednesday with embezzling more than $70,000 from the club. District Attorney Ray Tierney said that  Matthew Dickson, 44, of Dix Hills, was indicted for Grand Larceny in the Second Degree, for allegedly embezzling more than Read More …

Dix Hills Man Gets 25 Years in Killing of Uncle

A Dix Hills man was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison for the murder of his uncle in 2018. The Nassau County District Attorney’s Office said that David Cahoon, 44, stabbed his uncle, 70-year-old William Cahoon, 16 times in the victim’s Levittown home. He Read More …

Real Estate Transactions, by School District

Lucky to Live Here Realty reports on the most recent real estate transactions, broken down by school district in the Town of Huntington. New listings, those under contract, and sales closed are included. Cold Spring Harbor: 3 New, 3 Under Contract, 1 Closed Commack: 2 New, 3 Under Contract, 6 Closed Elwood: 1 New, 1 Under Read More …

Dix Hills Residents to Discuss Proposed Townhome Development

Community organizers are meeting Monday night in their opposition to plans for townhomes in Dix Hills. They are collecting signatures in opposition to a zone change for properties that include Park Shore Day Camp, and a closed a landscape business and a flower shop, that, Read More …

Opponents Speak Out Against Dix Hills Townhome Plan

  UPDATED: Several residents opposed to a proposal to build 180 luxury townhomes for seniors in Dix Hills spoke out at a recent Huntington Town Board meeting.. Vanderbilt Estates Dix Hills would require changing from one-acre single-family zoning to garden apartment special district. The development Read More …