Member Named to Assessment Review Board

Lourdes M. Peña-Aguayo was appointed Tuesday night to the Huntington Board of Assessment Review. She succeeds Larry Silverman, whose term expired. Her term runs until Sept. 30, 2027. The board considers complaints about property assessments in the town. Peña-Aguayo serves as a board member of Read More …

Eastbound LIE to Close Wednesday Overnight

The state Department of Transportation is advising motorists that the eastbound Long Island Expressway  will be closed on Wednesday between 9:30 p.m. and 5 a.m., weather permitting, at exit 52 (Commack Road/Suffolk County Route 4) in the Town of Huntington to facilitate bridge maintenance. Traffic Read More …

Housing: Where the Rentals Are in Huntington

Editor’s Note: With housing a perennial topic of debate in Huntington, but with Gov. Kathy Hochul pressuring communities to create more, we’re taking a look at various aspects of the issue in Huntington with a series of articles throughout the year. It is clear that Read More …

Town Opens Warming Center at Dix Hills Ice Rink

The Town of Huntington said Thursday that it had opened a warming center at the Dix Hills Ice Rink through Saturday, but it will close each night at midnight. A town spokeswoman said that the town would work with the county, police and others to Read More …

LaLota Named Vice Chair of Transportation Subcommittee

U.S. Rep. Nick LaLota has been named vice chair of the House Homeland Security subcommittee on transporation and maritime security. The first-year Republican congressman represents Huntington. The subcommittee has jurisdiction over Transportation Security Administration and the United States Coast Guard. It focuses on security of Read More …

Shuttle to Help Passengers Switch at LIRR Station

The Town of Huntington will provide limited shuttle service to assist Long Island Rail Road customers at the Huntington Station track because the north side elevator has been taken out of service. Passengers needing to move from one side of the tracks to the other Read More …

Lane of Northern State to Close at Night for Work

The eastbound lane of the Northern State Parkway will be closed between Exit 40 (State Route 110) and Exit 41 (Wolf Hill Road) in Huntington. The work begins Monday, and will run from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. for approximately two weeks, weather permitting, to Read More …

Suffolk Schedules Forum on Restoration at Coindre Hall

Suffolk County officials will provide residents with information about the restoration work going on at Coindre Hall at a forum on Feb. 8. The forum is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Harborfields Public Library and will feature Suffolk County Legislator Stephanie Bontempi, as well Read More …

Public Session Set on Melville Development Proposal

The second “listening session” on the potential development in Melville is scheduled for Thursday. Known as the Melville Employment Center, the proposal goes back to the Petrone administration, and involves land use and zoning, including office/employment uses, industrial, residential, and mixed uses and open space, Read More …

Smyth: Hochul’s Criticism of Huntington Housing Is Misplaced

An Open Letter in Response to Governor Kathy Hochul’s Housing Compact Governor Hochul’s criticism of Huntington housing is misplaced. The Town of Huntington is the gold standard for housing development in New York. Where infrastructure can support it, Huntington has rezoned large parcels of land Read More …

How To: Report an Abandoned Vehicle

They can be annoying: vehicles left on the street for days or weeks, often showing damage or bearing signs of neglect. The Town of Huntington has procedures for residents who want to report such vehicles. A vehicle can be investigated as abandoned if it is Read More …

Online Building Permit System Officially Launches in Huntington

The Town of Huntington will officially launch a new system for applying for building permits on Tuesday. The new system brings the whole process online using new software, OpenGov, that is designed to streamline the application process. Those seeking permits can file, review and gain Read More …

LaLota Wants Santos Campaign Funds Frozen

US Rep. Nick LaLota said Sunday that he want officials to freeze the campaign accounts of his fellow newly elected congressman, George Santos. Lalota, who represents the First District, including Huntington, posted to Twitter on Sunday afternoon that  “the Department of Justice and/or Federal Election Read More …