Happening in Huntington: School Board in Session; Early Voting

Here are some of the events coming up this week in Huntington. Monday: The Huntington school board returns to in-person meetings Monday night at 7:30 PM. Social distancing guidelines will be in effect. Use of Zoom will discontinue, but meetings will continue to be livestreamed Read More …

Happening in Huntington: Trivia Night, Town Board Meeting

Here are a few events coming up this week around Huntington.  For more events, see our calendar Monday: The Huntington Public Library returns to curbside service only at both of its buildings becaues of the Covid-19 epidemic. Temple Beth El hosts a blood drive between Read More …

Pride and Anger About ‘Millie’ at School Board Meeting

A discussion of Huntington High School’s play this weekend provoked tears, pride, anger and applause at Monday’s meeting of the Huntington school board. The high school staged Thoroughly Modern Millie on Friday and Saturday, provoking some accusations that the play contains racist elements and should Read More …

School-Police Link Debated at Huntington Board Meeting

The fallout from a news article about a deported student and police officers assigned to schools continued Monday night at the Huntington school board meeting. Residents, including parents and alumni, came with questions about the process of setting guidelines for police officers in the schools Read More …

Role of Police, School Policy Draw Crowd to Huntington School Board Meeting After Student Deportation Article

Hundreds of residents packed  a sometimes-emotional Huntington school board meeting Monday night to discuss the role of police officers in school and other issues, in the wake of an article about how a local student ended up deported to Honduras. The ProPublica article, published with The Read More …