Town Criticizes Report of ‘Wiretapping’ of Employees

Huntington Supervisor Ed Smyth on Thursday criticized a newspaper report as  “a false story line” that incorrectly suggested the town is spying on its employees. Standing in a Town Hall center filled with dozens of screens showing camera feeds from town property, Smyth and Public Read More …

Stamp Out Drive Collected 382,000 Pounds of Food

The Stamp Out Hunger food drive collected more than 300,000 pounds of food, Island Harvest Food Bank said Wednesday. The drive was conducted May 11, with donations left by mailboxes and collected by US Postal Service workers. Randi Shubin Dresner, president and CEO of Island Harvest Read More …

Huntington School Superintendent Resigns

Christian Bowen, who became superintendent of the Huntington school district in September, resigned Wednesday. Meeting in a special  session Wednesday morning, the Board of Education accepted the resignation, and named Dr. Alan Groveman interim superintendent, effective Thursday. The board hired an attorney in April to Read More …

Harborfields, Half Hollow Hills Re-Elect Incumbents

Voters in the Harborfields district elected a newcomer and two incumbents of the Board of Education Tuesday night, while also approving the budget. Dr. Eve Meltzer-Krief (1,044 votes) and Susan Broderick (1,124)  were re-elected; newcomer Rachael Risinger received 1,053 votes.  Candidates David Balistreri received 396 Read More …

Northport, Cold Spring Harbor Budgets Approved

Northport voters approved the budget for the next year on Tuesday, while choosing two trustees for the Board of Education in a contentious election. Re-elected was Carol Taylor (1,984 votes); elected was Michael Cleary  (1,860). They defeated Paul Darrigo (1,601) and  Victoria Bento (1,328) The Read More …

Huntington, Elwood Budgets Pass; Trustees Chosen

Huntington voters re-elected two incumbents and chose one newcomer to the Board of Education Tuesday night. Voters also easily approved the budget, 1,059-206. Re-elected were Theresa Sullivan (882) and Thomas Galvin (856). Newcomer Dr. Annie Michaelian, who is a principal in the South Huntington district, Read More …

Updated: Memorial Day Parades, Commemorations and the Marines

Events related to Memorial Day will include somber services, parades, an exhibition by the Marine Corps, and a carnival at the Huntington YMCA. On Wednesday, the public is invited to watch as the US Marine Corps will bring a band, silent drill team and a Read More …

LIRR to Offer ‘Summer Saturday’ Discount Fares

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority will ofer “Summer Saturday” fares again this year, providing discounts for Long Island Rail Road travel. The program allow monthly ticketholders to travel anywhere the railroads go and bring friends or family for just $1 each. The Summer Saturday discount program Read More …

Man Pulled Unresponsive From Pool in West Hills

A Huntington Station man who was unresponsive was pulled from a pool Sunday afternoon in West Hills. Suffolk County police said that they responded to a a 911 call at 367 West Hills Road after an acquaintance of the homeowner was found unresponsive in the Read More …

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 …