Town Board Honors Rescuers of Man Whose Heart Failed

The Huntington Town Board recognized the first-aid teams and others who brought a man back to life after his heart stopped. Councilman Sal Ferro sponsored the proclamation at Tuesday’s board meeting to honor the Dix Hills and Commack fire department responders, Kevin Klis, a passing Read More …

CycleBar, Thrift Store Opening for Business

 New businesses continue to open along Route 110 in Huntington. Cyclebar had its grand opening/ribbon cutting Thursday, at its center at Huntington Commons, AKA the Big H. Council members Sal Ferro and Theresa Mari joined in the ribbon cutting, along with representatives of the business Read More …

Huntington Restores Elevator Service at LIRR Station

The Town of Huntington restored elevator service Friday at the Long Island Rail Road station. “This was an ongoing problem for many years,” Supervisor Ed Smyth said. Because of sporadic problems with the elevator over the years, the town shut down service completely last January, Read More …

Players Collect Donations to Stock Food Banks

 High school football teams collected food donations Sunday at supermarkets around Huntington. Players from Huntington, Northport, Harborfields and Elwood John Glenn accepted donations, both food and money, from shoppers at three Stop & Shop stores and Greenlawn Farms, in a drive organized by Councilman Read More …

Athletes to Team Up to Collect Donations for Food Pantries

Football players from four local high schools will be running food drives Oct. 15 to benefit food pantries. Huntington Director of Minority Affairs Kevin Thorbourne is organizing the supermarket food drive. The drive will include a friendly competition among the teams. Last year’s winner was Read More …

Huntington ‘Goes Purple’ for National Recovery Month

Huntington officials and several experts in the scourge of opiod addiction spoke out Wednesday in support of “Huntington Goes Purple,” an initiative designed to raise awareness of the drug crisis. Purple flags will fly on the front lawn of Town Hall and on lamp posts Read More …

Code Change Affecting Affordable Housing Rule Adds New Units

A recent change in Huntington’s town code allows for a developer to shift  affordable housing requirements from one property to another. The effect of the change in requirements, touted by both elected officials and housing advocates, caught the attention of several residents, some of whom Read More …

Battery Storage System to Get Huntington Town Board Hearing

The Huntington Town Board will take up the issue of battery storage systems at a public hearing at its next meeting on Sept. 12. The hearing will cover a proposed six-month moratorium on permits or approvals for the installation of battery storage systems in Huntington. Read More …

Officials Looking for Ways to Create Parkland on West Hills Road

Huntington elected officials are looking to turn property on West Hills Road into open space parkland, fending off a developer who wanted to build more housing. Council member Dr. Dave Bennardo, along with Supervisor Ed Smyth and Council member Sal Ferro, said Thursday that they Read More …

Greenlawn Celebrates Summer Nights on Broadway

Pets, food, musicians, firefighters and residents were on hand Wednesday for the first of two Greenlawn Summer Nights block party. Sponsored by the Greenlawn Civic Association and Huntington Town Council members Dr. David Bennardo and Sal Ferro, the party on Broadway encourages residents to patronize Read More …

GOP Opposes Apartment Proposal; Housing Coalition Pushes Campaign

The Huntington Republican Party said Tuesday it opposed a proposal that would expand the legalization of accessory apartments. The proposal, which was outlined in a packed public hearing held June 13 at Town Hall, and was opposed by a large majority of residents who attended, Read More …

2nd Update: Residents Crowd Town Hall Hearing on ADUs

Both Huntington Supervisor Ed Smyth and a housing advocate issued statements Wednesday following a public hearing on a proposed expansion of  the use of Accessory Dwelling Units. But, just as speakers did at the hearing, the two disagreed. Smyth’s statement late Wednesday afternoon read, “For Read More …