Renovated Al Walker Park Unveiled

Huntington unveiled its renovated Alfred J.  Walker Park Thursday, showing off a new basketball court, soccer field, an ADA-compliant playground and more. Walker was an artist and illustrator who served in World War II, later living near the park on West 11th Street that would Read More …

Special Town Board Meeting to Urge Land Transfer in Station

The Huntington Town Board will meet Thursday in a special session to urge the State Legilsature to facilitate the transfer of a piece of property in Huntington Station from the state to the town. The 4.16-acre property,  which runs along the western side of New Read More …

Avlon Opens Office in East Northport

John Avlon, a Democratic candidate running in the 1st congressional district against incumbent Nick LaLota, opened a campaign office Sunday in East Northport. He greeted supporters upon his arrival at the office at 2090 East Jericho Turnpike and talked about issues with a variety of Read More …

State Opens Truck Inspection Station on LIE

The state Transportation Department officially opened a new commercial carrier vehicle roadside inspection station on Thursday. The new site is set on a former parking lot on the westbound side of the Long Island Expressway between Exits 53 and 51 in Dix Hills. The facility Read More …

LaLota Ranked High on Bipartisanship List

US Rep. Nick LaLota, R-Amityville, has been named one of the most bipartisan members of Congress by the Lugar Center and the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University. The  Bipartisan Index (BPI) rankings for 2023 measures the degree to which senators and representatives Read More …

Huntington Adds Sign Language Services for Public Safety News

The Town of Huntington will provide sign language interpreters certain public events. Communications director Christine Geed said that interpreters will participate in press conferences involving public health or safety, such as storm warnings. Two interpreters, Lisa Scala and Megan Newman, from Mill Neck interpreting services, Read More …

Election 2024: GOP Fundraisers; Avlon Opening Office

Democratic congressional candidate John Avlon will open a campaign office Sunday in East Northport. The former CNN figure, who hopes to unseat Republican US Rep. Nick LaLota in the 1st District, will open the office at 2090 East Jericho Turnpike. The grand opening is set Read More …

Residents Speak Out on Melville Proposals

The Huntington Town Board had its second of the three public hearings Tuesday on the Melville mixed-use plan, which drew a large but not overwhelming crowd of speakers. Though Supervisor Ed Smyth said that 120 people had signed up to speak, several, including many who Read More …

Town Board Approves Athletic Programs

The Huntington Town Board on Tuesday authorized Supervisor Ed Smyth to  execute contracts for the following athletic programs: No-cost soccer program sponsored by the county Police Athletic League and the Second Precinct, scheduled from July 1-Aug. 26 at Breezy Park. Three-times a week, no cost Read More …