Weighing In on the Proposed Melville Proceedings

I’ve been paying close attention to the public forums held in recent weeks on the two Melville proposals currently being advanced by the Huntington Town Board. Having been actively engaged as a former Huntington Town councilwoman on many days and nights discussing ideas for Melville Read More …

Melville Center Amendments Include Caps

updated: The Town Board will take up two amended resolutions Wednesday involving the proposed Melville Town Center that will spell out limits on the number of possible housing units. The resolutions that were passed March 12 by the board scheduled three public hearings on the Read More …

Age 55+ Housing Units Available Through Lottery

Five new housing units are available through a lottery to people ages 55 and up. Applications for the units at Stoneridge Estates became available last week. The lottery drawing will be held May 1. The five units are two-bedroom two-bathroom, at either $312,625  or $468,875. Read More …

Housing Coalition Gets New Website

The Huntington Township Housing Coalition launched their new web site this week with a new URL: hthcny.org. The new site includes a statement of core beliefs, in addition to a listing of organizations that can help people find housing, a glossary of housing terms and news Read More …

Housing Group Names New Officer Lineup

The Huntington Township Housing Coalition  has announced new officers for 2024. Roger Weaving has returned to the president’s job, swapping positions with Hunter Gross, who will return to the vice president’s role. Dick Koubek will remain the secretary, and Lourdes Pena has become treasurer. “We Read More …

Town Launches Program to Add, Upgrade Accessory Apartments

The Town of Huntington has begun participating in the state’s ADU Plus One program that helps homeowners upgrade or create accessory apartment units. Working with the Long Island Housing Partnership, the town was awarded a $2 million grant from the state. The program will assist Read More …

Unit Available at Club at Melville

An affordable condominium is available at The Club at Melville. Units are available to residents aged 55 and older. Priced at $312,625,  the two-bedroom/one bath unit is located on the third floor. The maximum income for one person is $87,500 and $100,050 for two people, Read More …

Report Assesses Real Estate Market

A new report on prices of homes predicts a continued, though more modest, rise in prices. The Pesce & Lanzillotta Team at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services wrote, “In 2023, home prices nationwide rose a modest 3.32%. In 2024, they’re expected to grow another 2.17%. While Read More …

Op-Ed: Many Need Help Year Round

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, numerous organizations are coming together to donate turkeys and essential food items to families facing economic hardships within our community. While these initiatives aim to bring comfort during the holiday season, it is imperative to recognize that many of the Read More …