Funds Authorized for Park Improvements

The Huntington Town Board voted earlier this week to  authorize funds for upgrades at the following parks: Department of Engineering Services Recharge basin survey, up to $20,000 in EOSPA land acquisition funding at Heritage Park. Greenlawn Memoral Park, antique lighting, up to $30,000 in EOSPA Read More …

Community Band Plans Series of Performances

The Huntington Community Band plans five concerts this summer at Heckscher Park. The series of concerts starts July 3 with Spirit of America, featuring our country’s music from throughout the years. July 10, the band will perform music from the stage and screen. July 17, Read More …

Long Islanders Look to the Skies to Catch Rare Eclipse

Huntington residents viewed the partial solar eclipse a variety of ways Monday, wearing protective eyewear to watch as the moon passed between the Earth and the sun, darkening the skies. Read More …

Community Band Plans July Series of Concerts

The Huntington Community Band will perform a series of concerts in July, ranging from patriotic music to rock and classical numbers. The five-concert series will take place on the Chapin Rainbow stage at Heckscher Park. It will begin July 3 with the band’s Spirit of America Read More …

Update: ‘Draw Out’ to Offer Artists a Chance to Exercise Creativity

Correcting date. The annual Draw Out Summer Arts Festival will offer a large number of activities designed for participants of all ages. The festival date has been moved from Sept. 10 to Sept. 23. Music, watercolors, collage, sketching, and help from docents in the Heckscher Read More …

‘Gentlemen of Soul’ Stirs Huntington Audience

The Gentlemen of Soul returned Saturday night for an energized and energizing performance on the stage at Heckscher Park. The music of the three-man vocal group is rooted the sounds of Motown and others in the soul and R&B world, including Earth, Wind and Fire, Read More …

Heckscher Concert to Benefit Long Island Cares

Musicians from D’Addario & Co. will take to the Chapin Rainbow Stage at Heckscher Park on Aug. 24 in a free concert to support Long Island Cares. The performers, most of them employees of the well-respected musical equipment maker in East Farmingdale, will include members Read More …

Huntington Tightens Security After Heckscher Park Vandalism

Vandals who attacked the bathrooms at Heckscher Park were caught on video, Huntington Supervisor Ed Smyth said Monday. Smyth said that a small group of teenagers were believed to be behind the damage  about two weeks occurred, which involved rocks stuffed down toilets. and led Read More …

Bathrooms Vandalized at Heckscher Park

Vandals damaged the bathroomson multiple occasions at Heckscher Park recently, setting off a round of repairs, damage and more repairs. Residents turned to social media in the last few days to complain about the damage. A town source confirmed earlier last week that damage had Read More …

Woman Says Dog Critically Injured in Attack by Park Geese

A Huntington woman said her dog was critically injured last week when it was attacked by geese at Heckscher Park. Writing on Facebook, Donna Greaves said she was walking with her son and her dog on a leash in the town park on Thursday when Read More …