How To: Get Help With House Repairs If You’re a Senior

Help with minor household repairs is available to senior citizens through a Town of Huntington program. The town’s homeowner residential repair program will provide¬† minor household repairs to seniors over the age of 60 who live in Huntington. Homeowners pay for materials and supplies but Read More …

How to: Speak at a Meeting of the Huntington Town Board

The Huntington Town Board meets June 13 at 7 p.m., at Town Hall. The board invites public comments at the start at each meeting, as well as on specific topics that are scheduled for public hearings. Here are some generalized guidelines, drawn from town policy Read More …

How To: Report an Abandoned Vehicle

They can be annoying: vehicles left on the street for days or weeks, often showing damage or bearing signs of neglect. The Town of Huntington has procedures for residents who want to report such vehicles. A vehicle can be investigated as abandoned if it is Read More …

How To: Register to Vote, Cast a Ballot in New York State

New Yorkers have a variety of ways to register to vote. With the next election coming up on Nov.8, there’s still time to sign up, with Oct. 14 the last day for the November vote. You can: register online through the Department of Motor Vehicles: Read More …

How To: Calculate Heat Index (And Why You May Feel Miserable Today)

With the National Weather Service predicting a heat index as high as 104 Sunday, it’s helpful to know what that number means, aside from realizing that the day could be pretty yucky. The heat index is what the temperature feels like to the human body Read More …

How To: File a FOIL Request for Government Information

State law requires municipalities to make records available to the public upon request. The New York State Public Information Officers Law says ‚ÄúRecord means any information kept, held, filed, produced or reproduced by, with, or for this agency, in any physical form whatsoever including, but Read More …

How To: Register a Landscaping Business

Anyone wanting to run a commercial landscaping business in Huntington must register with the Town of Huntington for a permit. There’s a non-refundable fee of $50, which includes a decal for the first vehicle. To apply by mail, send a completed and signed Landscape Registration Read More …

How To: Check on Food Establishment Violations in Suffolk County

If you want to check up on possible food and retail practice violations of food establishments in Suffolk County, you can search this site. Violations fall into two categories: Risk Factors and Good Retail Practices. Risk Factor violations are more likely than other violations to Read More …

How To: Get a Film/Photography Permit in Huntington

The Town of Huntington requires commercial organizations to apply for a permit to film or photograph on town property. The news media and private non-profit operations are exempt. Photos taken for personal use, including wedding, prom or other events, on town property do not require Read More …

How To: Handle Your Trash When Moving

The Town of Huntington has specific rules on how to handle the trash resulting from someone moving in or moving out of a home in town. The town reminds residents that up to six gallons (with a volume of less than 42 gallons) can be Read More …