Labor Day Weekend Kicks Off Festivals, Fairs

Labor Day  is a salute to the American union movement but it is also the start of a busy season of fall festivals and other outdoor events. Among the activities coming up this weekend are: Huntington YMCA carnival The annual carnival provides food, entertainment, music, Read More …

Voters to Take On School Board Votes, Budget Proposals

Residents will be voting Tuesday on school budgets and candidates for school boards with a variety of issues to consider, from the sale of land, adding a student to the board, to roof and boiler replacements. The elections come as school districts are coming out Read More …

Schools: Foundation Donations, Impressive Haircuts

The Huntington Foundation for Excellence in Education has donated nearly $31,000 to the Huntington School District to fund six separate grants in five different buildings. Huntington school board members voted to accept the funds at a recent public meeting. The grants include: Teacher: Desire Lahoz/Woodhull Intermediate Read More …

At the Libraries: Borrowing Seeds for Home Gardens, Resident Survey

The South Huntington Public Library has a seed library that allows people to borrow packets of organic, non-GMO heirloom seeds for planting at home. Visit the Seed Library in the Adult Reference area on the main floor of the Library and choose up to five Read More …

Traffic Delays Expected for Trump Caravan

Suffolk County Police have issued a traffic advisory a planned convoy of vehicles Sunday to support the re-election of President Donald Trump. The supporters plan to drive from East Northport into Northport Village and then into downtown Huntington.  The estimated start time is 1 p.m. 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 …

Ethics Office Lacks Some LIPA Lobbying Records

Huntington taxpayers could save a bundle under a State Senate bill that prevents LIPA from collecting back taxes should the utility win its challenge to the Northport power plant’s tax assessment. The State Senate easily passed the bill, S5122, during each of the last two Read More …

New Huntington Boutique Opens

Cynthia Ann Boutique, seller of kids clothing, hand-glittered glassware and wedding favors opened on Gerard Street in Huntington this month. The shop, founded by CEO/artisan Kia Johnson sells pre-made and personalized tutus ($10), shirts with hand-done vinyl decals ($14), tights ($12), and headbands ($5). She 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 …

Schools: News Literacy in Elwood, Multicultural Night in Huntington

Howard Schneider, former editor of Newsday, and executive director of Stony Brook University’s Center for News Literacy, talked with Elwood teachers this week about understanding what information is trustworthy and what is not. Elwood Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kenneth Bossert invited Schneider to speak at  Read More …

Sponsored: Gene Cook Fights to Protect Our Quality of Life

Dear Editor, My name is Jim McGoldrick, a lifelong resident of Huntington Station, who’s been known to hold our elected leaders accountable as they were elected to protect Huntington and our quality of life.  Today, I want to thank Eugene Cook for doing just that.  Read More …

Democrats Attack Sorrentino Over Tax Liabilities

Updated Friday afternoon A Republican candidate for Town Board is acknowledging having had several tax liens totaling thousands of dollars against his business, while Democrats are circulating information about the liability and charging theft. The state liens and tax warrants were brought against Andre Sorrentino Read More …