Melville Matters on the Town Board Agenda

The Huntington Town Board has scheduled a vote for Tuesday to consider whether to rename a street in Melville. The resolution, sponsored by Councilman Sal Ferro, would rename Deshon Drive to HH Pramukh Swami Drive/Deshon Drive. The Hindu temple BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, is located Read More …

State Providing Funds for Some Utility Debt

New York is providing $250 million in funding to eliminate pandemic-related utility arrears for residential households, with a priority to low-income households, from March 7, 2020 through March 1, 2022. The funds will be applied to customers’ accounts by the utilities, including PSEG-LI, and various Read More …

Town Hall Tree Lit for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Huntington officials and several mothers of children lost to cancer lit a tree decorated with gold ribbons Thursday in honor Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Katia Conte, whose daughter Daniela, died  in 2020 at the age of 8 of rhabdomyosarcoma, said that families wanted to put Read More …

LIE Lanes to Be Closed for Resurfacing Work

The westbound Long Island Expressway will be closed to traffic between State Route 454/Veterans Memorial Highway and  Route 231 in the Towns of Islip, Smithtown, and Huntington from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m., weeknights, beginning Wednesday night. The state Department of Transportation said the closing Read More …

Town of Huntington Gets a New Look

Huntington has come up with a new look, changing the colors of its official seal. The previous seal was presented either in black and white or with a bright yellow. The new logo eliminates the yellow except on the edges of the seal, and adds Read More …

Campaign 2022: LaLota Gets the Nomination; GOP Fund Raises

Nick LaLota won the Republican primary Tuesday night for the First Congressional District, defeating two other candidates,  Michelle Bond, who was supported by Donald Trump Jr. and Sen. Ted Cruz,  and Anthony Figliola. LaLota will face off against Democrat Bridget Fleming in November, hoping to Read More …

Republicans Work to Turn Out the Vote for Primary Election

updated: Huntington Republicans were organizing and getting out the vote Tuesday as the Republican primary for the 1st Congressional District was underway. In the race, the party endorsed Nick LaLota, who has served in a variety of public positions, including Suffolk County Legislature chief of Read More …

Public Hearing Set Oct. 12 on Greenlawn Housing Proposal

Date corrected:  A public hearing is scheduled for Oct. 12 on a zoning change that would permit the building of 260 residential units  on a property in Greenlawn. If approved, the homes would be built on the site of the closed Greenlawn Equestrian Center, opposite Read More …

New Huntington Animal Shelter on Indefinite Hold

Huntington has put its plans for a new animal shelter in Halesite on hold, Supervisor Ed Smyth said Tuesday. The Town Board voted in April 2021 to spend $7 million on the new shelter on Creek Road, next to the historic Crippen House and the Read More …

Early Voting Opens in Republican Primary

Early voting opens Saturday and runs nine days for the Aug. 23 Republican primary for the First Congressional District. The campaign for the newly drawn district has been fierce, complete with charges of stolen election signs, accusations that one candidate is really a Democratic supporter Read More …

Zoning Board to Take Up Parking Addition, Gas Station Requests

A plan to add parking spaces to the grounds of St. Anthony’s High School will come before the Zoning Board of Appeals Thursday. The school is requesting a waiver to allow the lot on the “front yard” of the property between Wolf Hill Road and Read More …