Memorial Day: Parades, Road Run Honoring Fallen Marine

A virtual road race in honor of a fallen Marine from East Northport, a town ceremony, and parades around Huntington will mark Memorial Day weekend. The Christopher G. Scherer I Ran the Grid race,  in honor of Marine Cpl. Christopher G. Scherer who was killed in Read More …

Huntington Emphasizes Safe Boating Practices Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend

As Memorial Day weekend kicks off,  Huntington officials and members of the Greater Huntington Council of Yachting and Boating Clubs  reminded  residents Thursday of the need for boating safety. May, June, and July are the busiest months for boaters, and with an increase in demand Read More …

Volunteers Tidy Up Pond, Harbor; Halesite Crew to Clean Gold Star Beach

More than 70 people worked to clean up Mill Pond and Centerport Harbor Saturday. Sponsored by the  Centerport Harbor Civic Association, the volunteers included Centerport families, members of the Harborfields High School Environmental Club, Girl Scout Troop 688, and members of two local Boys Scout Read More …

DJ’s Clam Shack Opens for Business in Halesite

  DJ’s Clam Shack officially opened Sunday in Halesite, sited in the former Crew Kitchen and Bar.  Huntington Bay Mayor Herb Morrow, Huntington Bay Trustee Don Rave and Town Councilwoman Joan Cergol stopped in to welcome the new restaurant, with the slogan “Where Northern and Read More …

Apgar Donates $20,000 to Tunnels to Towers Foundation

Sarah Apgar, a former Halesite  Fire Department volunteer and a Shark Tank winner, has donated $20,000 to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation. Her Fitfighter organization delivered the funds to support the military and first responders, according to the website Firehouse.com “This is a very special 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 …

Newsday Investigation Finds Extensive Housing Discrimination

An extensive Newsday investigation has found evidence of widespread discrimination in the real estate market against members of minority communities. Read More …

Hometown Helpers: Chas Forte, Junior Firefighter

HuntingtonNow.com is taking a look at those who volunteer their time to make Huntington a better place to live. Name, age, and school: Chas Forte, 16, Huntington High School Organization: Halesite Fire Department The project: I am an ex-captain of the Halesite Fire Department junior firefighter Read More …