Ferro, Donnelly Exploring Apparent Ruland Road Link to 1920s Klansman

Huntington and Suffolk County officials are looking into next steps after the discovery of an old newspaper article that noted the Ku Klux Klan membership of the apparent namesake of Ruland Road in Melville. The Jan. 9, 1925 article in The Long-Islander, an obituary for Read More …

Campaign 2022: Democrats Canvass; Republicans Schedule Fundraisers

Huntington Democrats rallied Sunday before heading out to knock on doors and canvass for votes for the Nov.8 election. Showing up to encourage supporters were congressional candidate Bridget Fleming, State Sen. Jim Gaughran, State Assemblyman Steve Stern and candidates Susan Berland, who is running for Read More …

‘Personal Information’ Accessed in Suffolk County Cyberattack

Suffolk County is warning residents that “personal information” has been accessed by hackers who attacked the county’s computer system two weeks ago, and is advising people to track their accounts and credit reports. “While the cyber assessment remains ongoing, we believe that the threat actors Read More …

How To: Register to Vote, Cast a Ballot in New York State

New Yorkers have a variety of ways to register to vote. With the next election coming up on Nov.8, there’s still time to sign up, with Oct. 14 the last day for the November vote. You can: register online through the Department of Motor Vehicles: Read More …

LIE Lanes to Be Shut for Pavement Resurfacing

The westbound Long Island Expressway (Interstate 495) will be closed to traffic between Exit 55 (Suffolk County Route 67/Motor Parkway) and Exit 49 (State Route 110) from 10 p.m. until 5:30 a.m., weeknights, beginning Tuesday, the state Department of Transportation said Monday. The closing is Read More …

Veteran Honored for Service to Huntington Community

The Huntington Town Board recognized Albert Statton III,  a 27-year veteran of the U.S. Army and 32-year volunteer for the Greenlawn Fire Department. The honor came last week during the Town Board meeting. Statton is also a three-time cancer survivor whose commitment to the community serves Read More …

Town Board Renames Street for Hindu Leader

The Huntington Town Board voted this week to rename a street in Melville fo  a Hindu religious leader. Deshon Drive will be known as HH Pramukh Swami Drive /Deshon Drive. The renaming is in honor of the centennial birth anniversary  of Pramukh Swami, who was Read More …

Fire Captain Honored by Town Board

The Huntington Town Board honored Capt. Mike Colonna Tuesday night for his single-handed rescue of three people from a housefire in July. The Huntington Manor Fire Department captain was at home on July 4 when he was alerted to a fire in his neighborhood. He Read More …

HART Buses Are Free to Ride Next Week

Huntington will offer free fares throughout next week on its Huntington Area Rapid Transit bus. The free ware week, running Monday through Saturday, is designed to encourage people to use mass transportation. Thursday is International Care Free Day. “The Town of Huntington is a leader Read More …

Zoning Board to Consider Permit Requests

​The Huntington Zoning Board meets Thursday at 4 p.m. to consider several items, including a request by the town to revoke an accessory apartment permit in Greenlawn. Here is the agenda. 1. ***WITHDRAWN*** Public Hearing #: 22915 Applicant: Robert E. Riekert. Robert Riekert LLC  133 Read More …

Date, Venue Changed for Public Hearing on Greenlawn Apartment Proposal

A public hearing on a proposal to build a large subdivision in Greenlawn has been moved to a bigger venue because a large turnout is expected. The hearing will be held at Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School on Oct. 19 instead of at the previously Read More …