Heckscher Museum of Art Prepares to Celebrate 100 Years

Nestled in the expanses of Heckscher Park in Huntington lies an institution that has withstood time. The Heckscher Museum of Art has thrived over the past 100 years and on Saturday, it will celebrate its centenary. Anna and August Heckscher donated 185 pieces of art Read More …

Splashes of Hope Brings Color and Comfort to Huntington Hospital

Artists with Splashes of Hope created 22 pieces of art that were donated Friday to Huntington Hospital’s Mother and Baby Unit. Splashes of Hope is a non-profit public charity dedicated to transforming the environments of hospitals and healthcare centers with custom designed hand-painted murals. The Read More …

Northport Historical Society Honors Immigrants in Post-Pandemic Reopening

After a year in the dark, the Northport Historical Society has opened its doors once again, choosing a look at the impact of immigration for its first big exhibit. In the heat of a beautiful Sunday afternoon, miniature flags hung outside of the building, with Read More …

Cinema Arts Virtual Shows Beatles, Exploitation and Tumbleweeds

If you’re itching for entertainment, Cinema Arts Centre has a full lineup of virtual events, including  a free Academy Awards watch party, an Earth Day documentary screening, a multimedia lecture on The Beatles, movie trivia, and a silent film livestream. All programs are currently digital. Read More …

Engeman Theater Joins Effort to Help Unemployed Entertainment Workers

  Several Long Island entertainment venues, including the John W. Engeman Theater in Northport, are providing free boxes of food to those local entertainment workers who need assistance because the Covid-19 epidemic and subsequent shutdown.  Engeman, Malcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, the Patchogue Theatre for Read More …

Greenlawn Author Publishes ‘Hopeful’ Children’s Book

Early in the pandemic, Greenlawn resident Theresa Trinder was struggling to help her two young sons cope with social distancing. “They weren’t seeing grandparents, teachers or the other people we have come to depend on, and it was tough,” she says. “I was trying to Read More …

Andaluz the Artist Brings Talent Back to Alma Mater

Huntington artist Efren Andaluz III has created a deeply colorful mural for Walt Whitman High School that  depicts scenes of countries around the world  and features Mexican artist Frida Kahlo as the Statue of Liberty. “When I was coming up with the idea, I thought Read More …

Suffolk Libraries Set Record for Digital Book Checkouts

 Public ilbraries in Suffolk County set a record for checking out digital books in 2020, with 2.7 million transactions in  2020. The books were checked on on Livebrary.com. With many library buildings closed because of the Covid-19 epidemic, patrons tured to digital services.  Livebrary, consisting of Read More …

Whitman Association Seeking Poet Nominations

The Walt Whitman Birthplace Association is seeking nominations for its 2021 Long Island Poet of the Year award. The award is given each year to a Long Island poet recognized regionally for the excellence of their work and who is active in supporting and promoting Read More …

Author Jeannie Moon Tells a Holiday Romance Tale

USA Today bestselling romance author Jeannie Moo delivers a Christmas romance that was inspired by her Huntington roots. You’ve just come out with a new book for the holiday season. Why did you write Christmas in Angel Harbor? This book is a love letter to Read More …

Masks on Main Art Walk Brings Residents to Downtown

An art crawl brought residents to downtown Huntington Saturday to watch artists at work. The Masks on Main program had displays at 15 locations, including restaurants, stores and the Huntington Public Library. Outside the Value Drug, residents could decorate paper masks at a Spirit of Read More …