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 …

Schools: Good Deeds, Math Teachers Recognized

‘Operation Christmas Child’ Members of Elwood-John H. Glenn High School’s World Language Honor Society and International Club assembled holiday-decorated shoeboxes for “Operation Christmas Child.” Operation Christmas Child is a project of Samaritan’s Purse, an international relief organization whose mission is to provide local partners around Read More …

Huntington Now on YouTube

If you haven’t seen our Youtube channel, check it out. While we don’t cover sports regularly, we have shot a lot of photos and turned them into slideshows. So far this year, we’ve shot photos of volleyball, football, boys and girls soccer and field hockey, Read More …

Schools: Master Teachers at Half Hollow Hills, Huntington Plans ‘Harvey’

The Half Hollow Hills Central School District said that five of the district’s teachers are among 228 educators statewide joining the New York State Master Teacher Program this year. The recipients are: Zoe Chiam, 5th grade teacher, Paumanok Elementary School Amanda Kavner, science teacher, Half Hollow Read More …

Huntington Homecoming, Road Closures

Huntington High School’s homecoming weekend started with a  bonfire Thursday night and continues Friday with a pep rally and float building. On Saturday, a parade starts at 11, with the game against Copiague at 2. Suffolk County police said these roads will be closed between Read More …

Local Coach’s Goal Is Keeping Kids on Soccer Field

Jose Alfaro of Huntington Station decided a decade ago that he wanted to do something in the community that involved his favorite pastime, soccer. He quit his full-time job and began working towards his new goal – to help out kids in the community. “This Read More …

Huntington High School Hosts Relay for Life Fundraiser

Students, cancer survivors, caregivers, teachers, medical professionals and others came together at Huntington High School for the annual Relay for Life fundraiser.  Teams of volunteers listened as speakers, including Dr. Nick Fitterman,executive director of Huntington Hospital, talked about the fight to defeat cancer and thanked Read More …

Abigail Holmes Makes the Dean’s List in Robotics World

Abigail Holmes, Huntington High School junior, returns home as a Dean’s List recipient at the FIRST Robotics World Championships. She is among ten individuals worldwide to receive this distinguished award. SInce its introduction in 2010, the award has attracted the attention of prestigious colleges and Read More …