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 …

Halesite FD’s Annual Christmas Tree Sale Dec. 7-9

The Halesite Fire Department’s annual Christmas tree sale is set for the weekend of Dec. 7-9. The sale runs from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday and again from 8 a.m. Sunday until the trees are Read More …

Halesite Swears In New Leaders

The chiefs and officers of the Halesite Fire Department were sworn in recently. Chief Greg Colonna, and his 1st and 2nd Assistant Chief’s James Magerle and Dominic Spada were sworn in, followed by their line, rescue, and Department officers. Rookie of the Year was awarded Read More …

Events to Focus on Preventing Drug Abuse

Two events designed to address drug issues are scheduled in Huntington in the next two weeks as professionals try to reduce the damage caused by addiction. The Halesite Fire Department  will host “Be Smart.Don’t Start” on May 29, with a conversation for parents and their kids about Read More …

Then and Now: Kate Deegan

  HuntingtonNow.com takes a look at what some graduates of local high schools  are doing these days. Name: Kate Deegan (Kuntz) High School: Huntington HS Year Graduated: 2002 Comment about your high school experiences: A truly wonderful and memorable 4 years…I made great friends whom I’m still Read More …