Students Collect ‘Hunting-Tony’ Honors

Students from Huntington high schools were recently awarded “Hunting-Tonys,” for their work in plays and musicals. The awards were given out at a ceremony at Huntington High School. The Hunting-Tony Awards”  originated in 2011 by Huntington resident Joyce Ianniciello honor the casts, crews, and school Read More …

Hunting-Tonys Ceremony to Recognize Student Performers

Huntington Town Council members Joan Cergol and Dr. David Bennardo will host the 12th annual Hunting-Tony awards Monday, recognizing the top student productions and performances. The awards ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. at Huntington High School, with a red-carpet welcome that starts at Read More …

Northport Boys Beat Huntington, 12-6 in Semifinal

Northport defeated Huntington, 12-6 Thursday to take the boys lacrosse Suffolk Division I semifinal win. The Blue Devils scored first but Northport came back repeatedly to build a solid lead. Mike Meyer had four goals and four assists for the Tigers,Jack Deliberti had three, and Read More …

Schools: Huntington Mock Trial Team at State Championship

Huntington High School’s mock trial team, champions in Suffolk County, will take on Onondaga County’s Nottingham Monday morning in a virtual compeitition. The Blue Devils will act as defendants against Nottingham in the 9 a.m. competition, and can be viewed live at https://nysba.zoom.us/j/99385820310. Later in Read More …

Schools: Presidents Day Salute; Top Students at Huntington High

Erin Ye has been named valedictorian of Huntington High School’s Class of 2022. Luke Rinaldi is this year’s salutatorian. They will both give addresses at Huntington’s 161th commencement exercises on Friday, June 24 at 6 p.m. at Blue Devil Stadium.  Presidential Honors Third graders at Maplewood Read More …

Schools: Tik-Tok Threat Leads to Extra Police Patrols

Two Huntington schools were being patroled by Suffolk County police officers Monday after videos were posted to Tik-Tok, Newsday reported. Huntington High School and J. Taylor Finley Middle School were named in two videos. Superintendent James W. Polansky emailed the school community over the weekend. Read More …

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 …

Schools: Photo Winners, Earth Day Projects

  Anna Bell Young, Jillian LoTurco, Emma Vaughan and Alexa Rind recently won awards in the Huntington Camera Club’s contest. They are studying with art teacher Pamela Piffard. Vaughan earned an award in the open category for her photo of a girl crying as a Read More …

Lou Giani, Legendary Huntington Wrestling Coach, Dies at 86

Lou Giani’s love affair with wrestling began as a junior at Robert L. Simpson High School as
Huntington High School was then known. On the horsehair filled mats in that dusty old room in the
building’s basement, the sport took hold in the teenager’s life, propelling him to the 1960 Olympics and a National Wrestling Hall of Fame coaching career. Read More …

Schools: Science Bowl, Athletes Helping Others

  News from the school districts around Huntington.   John Glenn Students Compete in Science Bowl Five John H. Glenn High School science-research students competed in the Long Island Regional Science Bowl at Brookhaven National Laboratory recently, finishing second overall.  The school has been competing Read More …

Lynch Ballet Company to Perform The Nutcracker

Lynch Ballet Company will once again perform The Nutcracker, this weekend. This will be the ballet company’s 11th annual production of the Nutcracker. Performances as follows: Dec 21, 2 p.m. and 6pm, Dec. 22, 12pm and 4pm. This event takes place at Huntington High School. Read More …