Northport Musicians Petition Newsday to Reinstate Band Festival

Northport High School student musicians and band boosters are petitioning Newsday to reinstate its marching band festival this year. Newsday announced on Facebook last week that it was canceling this year’s festival again, and cited safety concerns. It canceled last year’s festival because of Covid-19 Read More …

Iconic Book Revue Closes Doors to Public But Plans Giveaway

Wednesday was the final day of book sales for the Book Revue, the iconic Huntington Village store that was a destination for 44 years. Owner Richard Klein announced Wednesday evening that the store would reopen Friday and would give away books free of charge. “We Read More …

Hiring in Huntington: Bus Drivers, Warehouse Packers

Bus Driver, Huntington Coach Full-time, Part-time. Qualifications: School bus driving: 1 year (Preferred) Driver’s License (Preferred) CDL (Preferred) Early Childhood Teacher, Crestwood  Private Nursery School and Kindergarten seeking qualified candidates for potential openings. Toddler, Nursery, or Pre-Kindergarten teachers and/or assistants. Associate (Preferred) Early Childhood Education: Read More …

Update: Lloyd Harbor Cleaning Up After Fierce Storm Blows Through

Cleanup was underway Thursday in Lloyd Harbor from the heavy rain and wind damage left by the remnants of Tropical Storm that socked the area overnight. On Friday, Suffolk, Nassau and 12 other counties in New York were declared eligible for federal emergency disaster funds. Read More …

Paramount Sets Rules for Covid-19 Tests or Vaccinations

Starting in October, the Paramount will require proof of a Covid-19 vaccination or evidence of a negative test to attend its concerts. The Paramount said it is following Live Nation’s policies around the country, which require the vaccine or a negative dianostic test 72 hours Read More …

Letter: Farewell to the Book Revue, a Mainstay of Huntington Life

To the Editor: Many residents have reached out to me following the announcement of the September 30th closing of Book Revue in Huntington Village. While the news is heartbreaking, it’s been heartwarming to see the universal outpouring of support and affection for this iconic independent Read More …

Robke’s Restaurant Takes Heat Over Michael Vick Photo

Several Huntington area residents are denouncing Robke’s restaurant in Northport for posting a photo of staff with Michael Vick, the former NFL quarterback who went to prison for his participation in a dogfighting ring. “Robkes, You should be ashamed,” a woman wrote. “Animal abuse is Read More …

Update: Book Revue Facing Eviction in September

The Book Revue, a staple of downtown Huntington life for decades, is facing eviction, Newsday reported Monday. It quoted Emerson Dobbs III, principal with 263-265 Main Corner LLC, which owns the building,  who said the company took the tenant to court over a failure to Read More …

Huntington Native Named Knight Foundation Executive

A former Huntington man has been named a vice president of a foundation that supports journalism, community projects and the arts. James Brady, who graduated from Huntington High School in 1985, was  named vice president/journalism of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. He Read More …

Utility Wants Customers to Cut Non-Essential Power Use

Updated:  PSEG-LI asked customers Friday to eliminate all non-essential power use between 3-7 p.m. as the high temperatures and humidity are expected to strain resources. “Cover sun-facing windows, raise AC settings and use large appliances at night,” the utility said. Friday’s message took a firmer Read More …