Huntington Goes Pink in Breast Cancer Fight

Huntington Councilman Mark Cuthbertson and other town officials  partnered Monday with Pink Aid to highlight breast cancer and the need for awareness of the disease. The town and Pink Aid have placed 54 pink and white flags on Main Street and New York Avenue to Read More …

Zoning Proposal Sets Off Huntington Town Board Battle

A proposed change in downtown zoning rules that is scheduled for a public hearing Tuesday has provoked an uproar online and dueling press releases from members of the Town Board. Councilman Mark Cuthbertson announced that he will ask that the resolution he sponsored be removed Read More …

Preservation Project Could Uncover Black History at Caumsett

A project to uncover and preserve a historical burial area at Caumsett State Park is expected to get underway this spring. The work will focus on an area once used by members of the Lloyd family where enslaved persons who lived and worked on their Read More …

Huntington Leaders Will Wait Their Turn for Covid-19

Huntington town leaders say they support the Covid-19 vaccine but will wait their turn before rolling up their sleeves to receive theirs. They won’t be jumping to the front of the vaccination line under any continuity of government program that has given national government leaders Read More …

Cergol Challenges Handling of Allegedly Vulgar Email

Councilwoman Joan Cergol demanded answers Tuesday about the handling of an allegedly vulgar email sent by a town department head and referring to a female town employee. The email, sent to two male employees by their male supervisor in November, includes sexual references to the Read More …

Free Mammogram Screenings Coming to Huntington Station

The Stony Brook Cancer Center Mobile Mammography Van will be heading to Huntington Station this week to offer free screenings for women over 40 who have not had a mammography in over one year. On Thursday,  the van will be parked at the Huntington Assembly Read More …

Letter: Good Town Governance Requires Civility

To the Editor: In recent weeks certain Town officials took to social media to defend and clarify the administration’s position on the Huntington Farmer’s Market and the Huntington Lighthouse Preservation Society’s cancellation of the MusicFest. These posts, appearing on the Town’s governmental Facebook page and Read More …

‘Readings Under the Tent’ Set for July 18

Three Town of Huntington authors will read from their works at a special “Readings Under the Tent” at Melville’s Arboretum Park on July 18.   “This is just another wonderful way to enjoy our parks and spend a summer evening. I look forward to hearing Read More …

Town Adds Closed-Captioning for TV, Website Viewing

Government meetings in Huntington will be shown with closed-captions on government access television and the town’s website. Councilwoman Joan Cergol said real-time captioning will be available for Town Board, Planning Board and Zoning Board Appeals meetings  “This is an important expansion of both the Town’s Read More …

Students Nominated for Hunting-Tony Awards

High school students from across Huntington were nominated this week for Hunting-Tony Awards for their performances. The ninth annual Hunting-Tony Awards will culminate in a red-carpet ceremony at the Engeman Theater on June 3. The Hunting-Tonys, sponsored by town councilmembers Mark Cuthbertson and Joan Cergol, Read More …

American Legion Posts Honored

 Councilwoman Joan Cergol recognized the upcoming 100th anniversary of the founding of the American Legion by honoring Huntington’s three American Legion Posts at the Town Board meeting on March 5.   Created by World War I combat troops returning from Europe, the American Legion began with Read More …

Boating Council to Be Recognized for Assisting Coast Guard

The Town Board will recognize  the Greater Huntington Council of Yacht and Boating Clubs Tuesday for its fundraising drive to assist members of the Coast Guard who were working without pay during the 35-day federal government shutdown. The commanders of  Coast Guard stations at Eaton’s Read More …

Town to Test Expanding HART Paratransit Service

The Town of Huntington will test an expansion of its HART paratransit bus service to three health care stops along the Smithtown side of Commack Road in Commack. Supervisor Chad Lupinacci said the trial will run through Feb.19 to study whether service can be expanded Read More …