Heckscher Museum of Art Prepares to Celebrate 100 Years

Nestled in the expanses of Heckscher Park in Huntington lies an institution that has withstood time. The Heckscher Museum of Art has thrived over the past 100 years and on Saturday, it will celebrate its centenary. Anna and August Heckscher donated 185 pieces of art Read More …

PopUp PickleBall–Huntington Woman Drives the Game on LI

Neon plastic balls lined the walls of the gymnasium. The pickleball participants let out a collective sigh of exhaustion as their session came to an end. They complemented each other, shared laughs and discussed the game that they loved to play. After a couple of Read More …

Warm Weather Brings Residents Out to Parks, Antiques Sale

Sunday’s warm weather brought Huntington residents out to Heckscher Park and to the antiques sale by the Huntington Historical Society. People strolled paths at the park, accompanied by children and their dogs or played tennis, while other children used the playground, watched the birds at Read More …

Town Hall: Beautifying Corners at Heckscher Park

The southwest entrance to Heckscher Park got quite a makeover this week, part of Huntington’s Adopt-a-Corner strategy . The program is an initiative unveiled by Supervisor Chad Lupinacci and Councilman Ed Smyth. “Adopt-a-Corner is quality of life initiative, that offers a creative outlet for residents, Read More …

Dogs Will Get Their Day With Pilot Program at Heckscher Park

New year, new rules: Dogs on leashes will be allowed in several parts of Heckscher Park in a pilot program starting Wednesday. The Town of Huntington has created a 90-day test of whether pets and their owners will be obedient, following the rules that include: Read More …

Huntington Tulip Festival Activities Set for May 5

The 19th annual Huntington Tulip Festival has been scheduled and it comes with two days worth of great events. On Friday, May 3, the Tulip Festival sponsor’s reception at the Heckscher Museum of Art will begin at 6 p.m. and elected officials will present awards Read More …

Gaughran Honors Predecessor Carl Marcellino

State Sen. Jim Gaughran honored his predecessor, Senator Carl Marcellino, at Heckscher Museum’s Reception for Long Island’s Best: Young Artists at Heckscher Museum. Elected officials joined Gaughran and Marcellino at the April 8 event including; Huntington Receiver of Taxes Jillian Guthman, Huntington Supervisor Chad Lupinacci, Read More …

Winter Wonderland Display at Heckscher Park

The Town of Huntington and the Huntington Cultural Affairs Institute will host a Winter Wonderland of Lights at Heckscher Park with a grand opening celebration on Dec. 13 at 5 p.m. The Dec. 13 celebration will include a visit with Santa, live performances by the Read More …

Arts Roundup: Movie Memories, Folk Festival

A variety of art exhibitions, educational programs, workshops and live performances are happening around town this weekend and beyond. What: Northport Arts Coalition Presents Happenings on Main Street Where: Northport Village Park Patio at the Dock, End of Main Street When: Friday, July 27th, 7 Read More …

Arts Roundup: Live Performances, Open Mic and More

A variety of art exhibitions, educational programs, workshops and live performances are open to the public. See what is happening around town: What: Paige Patterson: I Got The Music In Me Where: Cinema Arts Centre, Sky Room Cafe, 423 Park Avenue, Huntington When: Friday at Read More …

Tulip Festival Offers Food, Fun and Flowers

Sunday’s glum weather didn’t stop residents from coming out to enjoy the annual Tulip Festival at Heckscher Park in Huntington. Jugglers, storytellers and others entertained from the Harry Chapin stage while vendors offered fun activities set amidst the blooming tulips. Musically inclined kids took turns Read More …

Spring Has Sprung

A sunny afternoon Saturday brought people to the beaches and parks, eager to enjoy the bright weather and escape the earlier gloom. At Heckscher Park, residents, turtles, geese and other creatures sunned themselves on the water or rocks. Showers are expected Saturday night, with some Read More …