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 …

Let’s Share Our Space With Wildlife

 As the warmer weather takes hold, the Town of Huntington comes alive with events, activities, and visitors.  Residents take advantage of everything – our hopping downtowns, our beaches, and our parks.  All creatures big and small “flock” to town to take advantage of all it Read More …

Tulips and Entertainment at Heckscher Park

Heckscher Park was the site of the Town of Huntington’s 19th annual tulip festival on Sunday, headlined by children’s entertainer Janice Buckner, who provided music and puppetry. Youngsters, including several who were accompanied by their parents, were invited onto the Chapin Rainbow Stage during the Read More …

Fall Festival to Kick Off Long Holiday Weekend

The Long Island Fall Festival gets underway at Heckscher Park Friday evening, with a schedule jam-packed with musical performances, carnival rides, a mix of entertainment such as magic acts, a meatball-eating contest, and vendors marketing something for everyone. A large turnout is expected, with bright, Read More …

Huntington Arts Festival Getting Underway

The 57th annual Huntington Summer Arts Festival launches Friday night and continues through the first week of August, offering a free series of dance, theater and music at the Chapin Rainbow Stage in Heckscher Park. “The Huntington Summer Arts Festival is a cultural mainstay of Read More …

2nd Update: Worker Reported Shot at in Heckscher Park

A man working for the town at Heckscher Park was shot at Monday morning shortly before 10 a.m. Huntington schools went on a lockout,  meaning no one could leave the school buildings. The lockout was lifted, and Town Hall and the Village Green/Senior Center reopened Read More …