Date, Venue Changed for Public Hearing on Greenlawn Apartment Proposal

A public hearing on a proposal to build a large subdivision in Greenlawn has been moved to a bigger venue because a large turnout is expected. The hearing will be held at Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School on Oct. 19 instead of at the previously Read More …

Opinion: Urge Town Board to Vote NO to Excessive Affordable Housing Fees

Huntington Councilwoman Joan Cergol wants her colleagues to reject a plan to quadruple administrative fees paid to the town’s Community Development Agency by the owners or tenants of affordable units upon their resale or re-lease. Read More …

Spada Named to Huntington Drug Task Force

Members of the Huntington Town Board appointed former maritime director Dom Spada to the opioid and addiction task force on Tuesday. The appointment, sponsored by Councilman Gene Cook, was approved 4-1 with no comment; Councilwoman Joan Cergol opposed it. Spada resigned as town maritime director Read More …

Town Board Adds Petrone’s Name to Crab Meadow Beach

The Huntington Town Board voted Tuesday to add the name of former Supervisor Frank Petrone to Crab Meadow Beach. Petrone, who served as supervisor for 24 years,  was lauded for numerous contributions, including improving the town’s fiscal status, creation of the Environmental Open Space and Read More …

Huntington Commemorates Anne Frank

Anne Frank, the Jewish teenager whose diary inspires millions decades after her death in the Holocaust, was commemorated  Wednesday at Huntington Town Hall. Town officials, religious leaders and others heard from Gail Sheryn Kastenholz, a Huntington Station resident, whose parents survived the Holocaust, and who Read More …

Memorial Day Weekend Filled With Road Races, Parades and Commemorations

Memorial Day weekend, honoring American service members lost in wars, kicks off Saturday with the 15th and final running of the 4-mile I Did the Grid road race in East Northport. Named for Cpl. Christopher Scherer, who was killed in Iraq in 2007, the races Read More …

Dix Hills Ice Rink Renamed for Clark Gillies

The Dix Hills Ice Rink was officially renamed  Clark Gillies Arena Saturday in honor of the late legendary Islanders’ hockey star. The retired player and philanthropist, who lived in Greenlawn, died in January. He had served as captain of the Islanders from 1977 to 1979, and Read More …

Families Planning to Celebrate Pride With Picnic

A Huntington couple is arranging a family pride picnic in June at Mill Dam Park, designed to celebrate LBGtQ+ families. Eric and Jim Rubin Perez said they had been working on the picnic for months, with help from the office of Town Councilwoman Joan Cergol, Read More …

New Hotel Opens on Historic Huntington Site

Officials cut the ribbon Thursday on the new hotel on Main Street, site of the former Huntington Town Hall. Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Town of Huntington Supervisor Ed Smyth led the celebration of the Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton. Town Councilwoman Joan Read More …

New Half Hollow Hills Library Opens to Celebration

The Half Hollow Hills Community Library celebrated its sparkling new $24.7 million building Sunday with speeches, music, food and a ribbon cutting. Director Helen Crosson referred to some of the library’s travails in the last few years, including repeated flooding and the strains resulting from Read More …