Funds Authorized for Park Improvements

The Huntington Town Board voted earlier this week to  authorize funds for upgrades at the following parks: Department of Engineering Services Recharge basin survey, up to $20,000 in EOSPA land acquisition funding at Heritage Park. Greenlawn Memoral Park, antique lighting, up to $30,000 in EOSPA Read More …

Cinema Arts to Host Political Film Festival

The Cinema Arts Centre will host a four-day festival of films about politics and government. Former US Rep. Steve Israel will host the series, which will feature film screenings, lectures, and expert discussions exploring the depictions of politics on the screen. Also participating will be Read More …

Public Hearings Wrap Up on Melville Proposal

Residents filled Huntington Town Hall Tuesday night for the last of three scheduled public hearings on the proposed Melville Town Center Overlay District. Close to 40 people spoke, evenly split, with opponents arguing about the impact that apartments and new retail space might have on Read More …

Board Adding Names to 2 Streets

The Town Board voted Tuesday to rename two streets in Huntington. Part of West 19th Street in Huntington Station will be renamed for the late saxophonist and teacher Pat DeRosa. And a street named for a famous World War II admiral will add the name Read More …

Members Appointed to Town Committees

The Huntington Town Board on Tuesday appointed the following residents to advisory boards and task forces. African American Task Force: Ken Patrick Johnson, to a term ending Dec. 31, 2027. Anti-Bias Task Force: Bruce Segal, to a term ending Dec. 31, 2027. Asian American Task Read More …

DMV Launches ID App for Smartphones

The  Department of Motor Vehicles has launched the New York Mobile ID, a  digital version of a driver’s license, learner permit or ID on a smartphone. The Mobile ID is voluntary, and is available to IOS and Android users. Anyone who has a valid  state-issued Read More …

Updated: Huntington Democrats Issue ‘Talking Points’ on Melville Project

Updated: The Huntington Democratic Committee issued suggested talking points Monday night for members plannng to attend Tuesday’s Town Board meeting and public hearing on the Melville Town Center proposal. Several points raised in the Democrats’ letter express doubts about different aspects of the proposal, calling Read More …

Election 2024: Primary Debate, Fundraisers

The two Democrats who hope to unseat first-term U.S. Rep. Nick LaLota in the 1st District will meet in a Zoom debate on Monday. The debate, from 7-8 p.m., is hosted by Southampton Town’s SEA-TV and the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons, Shelter Read More …

How to: Know Who Represents You in Congress

Many Huntington residents are confused by the re-redistricting of the congressional lines  this year, when the state legislature altered maps that had just gone into effect  two years ago. Here is where to go to find out your congressional, State Assembly and State Senate district Read More …

Officials React to Trump’s Conviction in Hush Money Trial

Reactions to the conviction Thursday of former president Donald Trump were predictably split along party lines. Here are some of responses of elected leaders: US Rep. Nick LaLota, R-Amityville, who represents Huntington.  “The best way to unwind Alvin Bragg’s political prosecution and today’s conviction is Read More …