Some Lanes on LIE to Close for Cleaning Project

The State Department of Transportation is advising motorists that the Long Island Expressway (Interstate 495) will be closed to traffic between the hours of 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. on the following days and locations in the Town of Huntington,  to facilitate a bridge cleaning Read More …

5 Facing Charges in Vape, Cannabis Sales

Suffolk County Police arrested five people Thursday on charges of  selling vape products, cannabis and alcohol to people under the age of 21 during compliance checks at multiple businesses in the Second Precinct. In response to community complaints, Second Precinct Crime Section officers, checked nine Read More …

‘Timeless Treasures’ Offers Something for Everyone

Want to buy a bread box? Check. A corkscrew decorated with distinctive figures? Check. Plates with Asian themes, porcelain birds, denim jackets with handpainted images of musical celebritiies, baskets, jewelry, a painting of John Wayne, and so much more are available at the newly opened Read More …

Melville Fire Department Cites Its Priorities on Development Proposal

The Melville Fire Department said Thursday that is considering both public safety needs and the town’s economic development while it reviews a town proposal to allow mixed-use properties in an area of Melville. Thursday morning, the Facebook posting read, “A joint statement from the Melville Read More …

Crowd Fills Auditorium for Look at Melville Plan

Many Huntington residents got their first real look Tuesday night at a plan to transform part of Melville into a vibrant area of mixed-use properties. The crowd that packed the auditorium of West Hollow Middle School Auditorium heard first from Supervisor Ed Smyth, while the Read More …

LI Man Gets 125 Years for Rapes, Burglaries

A Bellport man was sentenced to 125 years in prison Wednesday for several rapes and other charges, including one crime that he committed in Huntington Station after he was released following a court hearing. Suffolk County District Attorney Ray Tierney said that between June 22, Read More …

Coming Up: Sheep to Shawl Festival; Ship in a Bottle; Car Show

There’s no lack of activities in Huntington, with events throughout the week for residents of all ages. As the weather warms, the schedule is picking up. Here are just a few of the events coming up in the next several days. May 2: The Whaling Read More …

Baker in Vegan/Gluten Dispute Recalls Products

The baker who was suspected of supplying a Huntington shop with items marked gluten-free and vegan that weren’t actually meeting those standards has recalled her products. In Februrary, the baker, Savory Fig of Patchogue, had supplied CindySnacks with items, including a donut with sprinkles that Read More …

An Open Letter to the Residents of Melville

I campaigned for Supervisor (and Town Council in 2017), on a platform to stop overdevelopment. I am still committed to that platform. Overdevelopment exacerbates the daunting strain on our existing infrastructure, traffic, environment, and resources. Melville Town Center is not over developed. Melville is already Read More …

Donnelly to Host Senior Events at Libraries

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly, D-17th, will be hold a series of outreach sessions for seniors in May. The  “Legislator at Your Library” Community Outreach Programs are scheduled for the Brentwood, Deer Park, Half Hollow Hills (Dix Hills Branch) and South Huntington Public Libraries on Read More …

Earth Day Celebrated With Song, Lilacs and Horses

The reading of poems and the planting of lilacs  helped mark Earth Day celebrations Sunday at West Hills County Park. Organized by Suffolk Count Legislator Rebecca Sanin, D-16th, the event included a chance to explore marine life, reaching into a tank to touch creatures, a Read More …

Schools: Top Students at Huntington; Visit to Museum of Art

Eighth grade Mandarin classes from Candlewood and West Hollow in Half Hollow Hills  visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art where they learned about Chinese art from the Ming and Tang dynasties. They also saw artifacts connected to the Silk Road. Huntington’s Top Students Huntington Board Read More …