Lifeguard Shortage Closes 4 Town Beaches

The town of Huntington said Thursday that four of eight town beaches are closed for the rest of the season because of a shortage of lifeguards. The shutdown was effective immediately. The shutdown came as the area is heading in to several days of 90-plus Read More …

Under Challenge, Asharoken Revising Ban on Door-to-Door Solicitation

The Village of Asharoken has suspended and is rewriting its ordinance banning  door-to-door solicitation after a law firm representing a Utah exterminating company threatened legal action. The ordinance bans door-to-door solicitation, which a lawyer representing Aptive Environmental said violates the First and Fourteenth Amendments of Read More …

More Beaches Closed by Bacteria

Steers Beach in Northport and Asharoken and Prices Bend Beaches, both in Eatons Neck, have closed to bathing today due to the finding of bacteria. Centerport Yacht Club Beach in Centerport remains closed. Beaches will reopen when further testing reveals that the bacteria have subsided Read More …

Asharoken Hosting Fourth of July Fireworks

¬†Asharoken is hosting a Grucci fireworks show¬† Wednesday to celebrate the Fourth of July. The show, set for 9:15 p.m., is the 20th annual Independence Day celebration in Asharoken. Asharoken Mayor Greg Letica said, “I would like to remind everyone that our Fourth of July Read More …