Homeowners Get Added Time for Superstorm Sandy Tax Exemption

Homeowners will have longer to apply for a tax exemption on renovations resulting from the 2012 Superstorm Sandy, under a bill signed Wednesday by Gov. Kathy Hochul. The new deadline to apply is March 1, 2024. The extension grows out of a surge in construction Read More …

Long Island Business Expo Set for October

Registration is open for the annual Long Island business expo in October, sponsored by the Melville Chamber of Commerce. The Oct. 25 expo will include its Restaurant Row of food businesses, with an array of food, beverage and dessert vendors and their tastings.There will also Read More …

Huntington Man Charged With Hate Crime in Vandalism of Zeldin Sign

A Huntington man was arrested Tuesday and charged with a hate crime after a sign for Republican gubernatorial candidate Lee Zeldin was vandalized and marked with a swastika. Hate Crimes Unit detectives arrested Vincent J. Mckie, 41, outside his home on Oakwood Road and charged Read More …

Hochul, Zeldin Win Primaries for Governor

US Rep. Lee Zeldin won the Republican gubernatorial nomination Tuesday, while Gov. Kathy Hochul easily captured the Democratic nomination. Zeldin defeated a full roster of Republican opponents: Rob Astorino, a former Westchester County executive, Andrew Giuliani, son of former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani, Read More …

Project Aims to Clean Up Water, Revive Oyster Harvesting

  Volunteers are at work in a project to clean the waters and boost the biodiversity in Town of Huntington waters by creating oyster reefs. The project is a combined effort by Community Offshore Wind, the Rotary Club of Huntington, and the Cornell Cooperative Extension Read More …

Voters to Choose Gubernatorial, State Assembly Candidates

Tuesday is primary day, though voting in the state’s bifurcated primary system has been going on for two weeks. On the ballot are candidates for governor and lieutenant governor, and the state Assembly. Democrats: Gov. Kathy Hochul, who stepped into the job when Gov. Andrew Read More …

Businesses Could Be Eligible for Covid-Related Covid-19 Tax Credit

Small businesses in New York State with expenses related to the Covid-19 epidemic may be elgibile for a tax credit program. The state has announced the opening of the initial intake tool to help small businesses determine whether they are eligible for the COVID-19 Capital Read More …

Carnival Rides, Food and Fun at Fairs This Summer

Summer fun is back, with several festivals, street fairs and other events on the schedule. Here are a few of them. St. Anthony Feast and Festival St. Anthony of Padua Parish’s 2022 Family Feast & Festival will get underway Wednesday through Saturday Trinity Regional School, Read More …

Huntington Protesters Rally Over Abortion Ruling

About 200 people rallied Sunday night in Huntington against the Supreme Court decision to overturn the Roe v. Wade abortion ruling. Local Jewish and Protestant leaders addressed the crowd to emphasize that some faiths have a different view of when life begins than some courts Read More …