Fire Departments Schedule Hearings for Budget Review

Fire departments are hosting public hearings this week and next to review their budgets for the 2022 year. Here is the schedule of hearings, as posted on the Town of Huntington page: Cold Spring Harbor Tuesday, 7 pm, at the firehouse   2022 ADOPTED PROPOSED Read More …

Students Nominated for Hunting-Tony Awards

Huntington Town Council members Mark Cuthbertson and Joan Cergol have announced the nominees for the 11th Annual Hunting-Tony Awards, which celebrate the works of high school theater students. The ceremony will again be held virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The nominees are: Best Female Read More …

Health Department Issues Beach Advisories

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 64 beaches across the county because the level of bacteria exceeds state standards. The beaches are in areas that are heavily influenced by stormwater runoff from the surrounding watersheds or adjacent Read More …

Lab Drops Watson’s Name From Grad Program

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has decided to remove the name of Dr. James D. Watson from its graduate school because of past racist statements the Nobel laureate has made. The lab said the graduate program was begun in 1999 and shortly thereafter, named for Read More …

Cold Spring Harbor School Bond Passes

Cold Spring Harbor voters approved a $34-million school bond Tuesday night. The vote was 534-398. Superintendent Robert C. Fenter and the school board thanked the community for supporting the bond. “Our community continues to demonstrate their commitment to provide our students with a quality education Read More …

School Notes: Musicians Chosen for All-State; Master Teacher in Cold Spring Harbor

Four Northport High School students have been selected to perform in the String Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra and Treble Chorus at the NYSSMA All-State Festival in December. The students – Alison Crosley, Maxwell DeBrino, Angelina Saccone and Juliana Tjornhom – were among the top students to Read More …

‘Witches Night Out’ in Cold Spring Harbor

Cold Spring Harbor will be hosting its 10th annual Witches Night Out, featuring sales, costumes, raffles and more, Thursday from 5-8 p.m. With free admission, the evening is billed as a wicked girls night out, with sales, drinks, and other spooky events. Witches will be Read More …

As Schools Reopen, New Leaders, Mandates

    Educators, parents and kids are out and about around Huntington, preparing for the start of school next week. Driving around town, you’ll see teams on practice fields, parents with kids in tow leaving stores with bundles of school supplies and bus drivers surveying Read More …

Uber Driver Pleads Guilty in Car Surfing Teen’s Death

A former Uber driver pleaded guilty to manslaughter Thursday in the death of a Cold Spring Harbor teenager he had allowed to ride on the roof of his car. Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy D. Sini announced the plea in the death of Ryan Mullen, Read More …

OHEKA Castle Celebrating 100 Years of Operation

Once a great Gold Coast Mansion, OHEKA Castle is refurbished, maintained and one of the most popular party spots on Long Island. 100 years later, its newest owners want to continue the legacy that the castle once upheld during its 1920s heyday. “I feel we’re Read More …

Cold Spring Lab Researcher Wins Grant

Dr. Maggie Crow, a Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory postdoctoral researcher in quantitative biology, has been awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant for her research at the intersection of genomics, neuroscience, and computer science. Crow, who is affiliated with Associate Professor Jesse Gillis’ lab, will Read More …

Oheka Castle Legacy Bricks on Sale Now for 100th Anniversary

Oheka Castle is  offering personalized and engraved legacy bricks for purchase in honor of the North Shore mansion’s 100th anniversary. For $300 per brick, guests (past and present) can be honored permanently to commemorate their OHEKA moment or memory that future generations can admire. Philanthropist Read More …