How to: Keep Raccoons Out of the Trash

Councilman Dr. Dave Bennardo provided this helpful information on how to keep raccoons from digging into your trash and leaving a mess for you to clean up. Tips range from covering the can so the raccoons can’t get in, to sprinkling baby powder on the Read More …

How To: Figure Out Your Future Congressional District

Updated: We will have more details later but voters in Huntington can determine their new  congressional districts that will take effect in January, by going here: Redistricting and You In the righthand column, choose the button from the dropdown menu, “Congress (2024 Enacted; 2025-2032). Then Read More …

How To: Verify Your Polling Place

Changes in congressional and Suffolk County legislative districts in recent months have left many voters confused. Several voters in Huntington expressed frustration and confusion after they thought they could vote in last week’s special election between Thomas Suozzi and Mazi Pilip in the Third Congressional Read More …

How To: Get Help With House Repairs If You’re a Senior

Help with minor household repairs is available to senior citizens through a Town of Huntington program. The town’s homeowner residential repair program will provide  minor household repairs to seniors over the age of 60 who live in Huntington. Homeowners pay for materials and supplies but Read More …

How to: Speak at a Meeting of the Huntington Town Board

The Huntington Town Board meets June 13 at 7 p.m., at Town Hall. The board invites public comments at the start at each meeting, as well as on specific topics that are scheduled for public hearings. Here are some generalized guidelines, drawn from town policy Read More …

How To: Rent Space at Coindre Hall

The Town of Huntington Parks and Recreation will occasionally rent out space in Coindre Hall when it is not being used for town programs. The 8,800-square foot gm can be used for fitness classes, basketball, volleyball, soccer, lacrosse, tennis and other sports. Classrooms of 602 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 …

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 …

How To: Calculate Heat Index (And Why You May Feel Miserable Today)

With the National Weather Service predicting a heat index as high as 104 Sunday, it’s helpful to know what that number means, aside from realizing that the day could be pretty yucky. The heat index is what the temperature feels like to the human body Read More …

How To: File a FOIL Request for Government Information

State law requires municipalities to make records available to the public upon request. The New York State Public Information Officers Law says “Record means any information kept, held, filed, produced or reproduced by, with, or for this agency, in any physical form whatsoever including, but Read More …