Whitman to Host Nonprofit Giving Out Food, Toys

Walt Whitman High School will host a nonprofit Saturday that will provide residents with food and other necessities, as well as toys. The “Holiday Blessings Tour” is operated by the nonprofit organization God’s Blessings Plan.  A semi-trailer truck full of food will set up in Read More …

Holiday Events to Fill Weekend Around Huntington

The Thanksgiving holiday is underway, with schools closed, many enjoying a long weekend with both Thursday and Friday off from work, and big events planned around Huntington this weekend. Town Hall is closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving. Residents on a Tuesday-Friday trash pickup schedule Read More …

Huntington Boat Parade Moves Up to Oct. 14

The boat parade in Huntington Harbor will be back this year but on a different schedule. Normally an event that follows Thanksgiving and holiday celebrations in downtown Huntington, this year the parade will take place on Oct. 14. It’s also being organized by the Greater Read More …

Huntington Station Group to Provide 600 Kids With Christmas Presents

More than 600 children will receive Christmas presents this weekend at the Friends of Huntington Station Latin Quarter holiday celebration. Xavier and Laura Palacios, who have been running the event for 13 years, said it has grown from about 40 children in its first year. Read More …

Holiday Highlights: Historical House Tours

The Huntington Historical Society’s historic houses at the holidays tour resumes this year after a two-year break. “Visit to Sammisville” will tour five homes on Dec.4 that involve the Sammis family, all descendants o John Sammis, one of the original settlers of Huntington. He built Read More …

Smyth, Catoggio Defend Relocation of Holiday Celebration

Huntington Supervisor Ed Smyth and Huntington Village Business Improvement District president Dominic Catoggio on Monday defended the decision to move the holiday parade to Heckscher Park. In the last two years, the holiday celebration had occurred on Wall Street, which was welcomed by some and Read More …

Huntington Boat Parade Set for Nov. 25

The Huntington Lighthouse boat parade featuring vessels decorated for the holidays will return on Nov. 25. Boats will parade around Huntington Harbor, and can be viewed from several points, including from behind the Halesite Fire Department and from Gold Star Beach. Prizes will be awarded Read More …

Town Offers Outdoor Holiday Decorating Contest

An outdoor holiday decorating contest is open in Huntington, with a variety of categories available. Residents and businesses   can enter the contest by submitting their entries and photos on the Town of Huntington website by  Dec. 6. http://www.huntingtonny.gov/holiday-decorating-contest  Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci and Councilman Mark Read More …

Extra Trains on LIRR for Early Start for Holiday

The Long Island Rail Road is running three additional trains from Penn Station to Hicksville/Huntington for customers getting an early start on Independence Day. The extra trains to Huntington depart Penn at 2:08pm   and2:29pm. An extra train to Hicksville leaves Penn at 3:24pm. The three Read More …