Holiday Highlights: Ice Rink’s Open Skate Schedule

 The Clark Gillies arena at the Dix Hills Ice Rink will offer open skate hours next week during school winter break. Monday through Friday, the rink will be available from 10 am.-noon, 12:30 p.m.-2 p.m. and 3 pm- 5 pm.  On Friday, it will Read More …

Tri-CYA, Family Service League Deliver With Toys

Volunteers were busy wrapping presents as parents came to Tri-CYA Monday to collect toys for their children. The distribution, a combined effort of Tri-CYA and Family Service League, provided two presents per child in each family. Children ranging from infants to 16 were eligible. The Read More …

Kids Collect Toys at Huntington Station Latin Quarter Giveaway

 Scores of children collected Christmas presents Sunday at celebration put together by the Huntington Station Latin Quarter. Children and their families gathered at the Huntington Assembly of God, where volunteers from Huntington district and other schools, Huntington Matters, and other groups turned out as Read More …

Philanthropist Donates to Cover ‘Shop With a Cop’ Outing

A philanthropist is turning into Santa’s helper this week when he pays for kids in need to go shopping for Christmas. The Shop With a Cop program will have Suffolk County Second Precinct officers guiding about 40 youngsters around Target  in Huntington Station on Thusday, Read More …

Artistic Third-Graders Honored by Suffolk County

Maplewood Intermediate School third-graders whose ornaments are adorning a Christmas tree at the White House, were recognized Friday by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone. The South Huntington students, whose work was chosen to represent New York State, received individual ertificates and a county proclamation. The Read More …

Holiday Highlights: Huntington Manor’s Santa Tour

The Huntington Manor Fire Department will be touring the district Friday and Saturday with Santa Claus and his elves. They’ll be visiting as  many streets as possible. They’ll also be in these areas, though all times are approximate and subject to change. Friday Spuntinos 5:45 Read More …

Holiday Highlights: Expect No Booze, Lots of Santas on the LIRR

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said Wednesday that it will ban the consumption of alcohol on Metro-North Railroad and Long Island Rail Road trains during SantaCon. The ban will be in effect beginning at 4 a.m. on Saturday through 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11. Alcohol Read More …

Holiday Highlights: Santa Claus to Tour Halesite

Santa Claus will be touring Halesite on Dec. 17 with the help of the Halesite Fire Department. Here is the tentative schedule. If there’s inclement weather that day, the visit will be postponed until Dec.18. The route times are approximate. 12:00PM START • YOUNGS HILL Read More …

Crowds Jam Downtown for Holiday Spectacular

The Huntington Holiday Spectacular returned to Wall Street on Saturday, welcomed by enthusiastic crowds who packed downtown for a parade and lighting of the 65-foot Christmas tree. Briefly considered for relocation to Heckscher Park after two years of appearances on Wall Street, the spectacular was Read More …

Holiday Highlights: ‘The Voice,’ Ice Carving and Dancing at Spectacular

Beyond Saturday’s opening celebration, with the lighting of the Christmas tree and a parade, the Huntington Holiday Spectacular is planning several events on a schedule that runs through Jan.5. Art galleries, bakeries, musicians and others are lined up to add to the spectacular. Events include Read More …