Huntington Station Sewer Plan Outlined

Town and county officials outlined plans Tuesday night for  sewers in Huntington Station to improve water quality and provide the underpinnings needed for the  transformational projects proposed through the Huntington Station Downtown Initiative. While the town, county and state have provided $66 million to cover Read More …

Dolores ‘Dee’ Thompson, Civic Leader, Dies

Dolores “Dee” Thompson, an enduring and influential figure whose impact can found throughout Huntington, died Wednesday morning. She was 94 years old. Over the decades of her involvement in civil rights and other causes, the diminutive and irrepressible Thompson could be found at events all Read More …

Update: Town Cancels “Army-Navy” Designation at Huntington’s Homecoming

The Town of Huntingon has canceled plans to turn a Huntington High School football game into an “Army-Navy” game. As it did last year in a game between Harborfields and Deer Park, the town designated teams as representing the two military branches. But this year’s Read More …

Town Outlines Its Hurricane Preparations, Urges Residents to Be Ready

Town of Huntington officials urged residents Wednesday to prepare for hurricanes, while emphasizing what the town itself has done to prepare for storms and other emergencies. Supervisor Ed Smyth said that with ocean temperatures warmer than usual, many experts are concerned  about the strength of Read More …

Fourth of July: Safety Tips, Concerts and a Water-Soaked Parade

Huntington kicked off the long Fourth of July weekend on Friday, with warnings to boaters about the need for safe practices as a large number of watercraft are expected to turn out. Supervisor Ed Smyth said boat speed in Huntington Harbor would be reduced to Read More …

Meeting Set Wednesday on Melville Route 110 Future

Another “listening session” to collect ideas on the future of the Route 110 corridor in Melville is scheduled for Wednesday. Huntington Town Supervisor Ed Smyth has been seeking community input for an earlier proposal dubbed the Melville Employment Center that involvesland use and zoning, including Read More …

Town Launches Campaign to Encourage Boating Safety

Huntington launched a campaign Friday to encourage people to enjoy the water and to follow safe boating practices. Supervisor Ed Smyth and other officials reminded residents to follow the rules of operating a boat safely, including to not drive a boat while under the influence, Read More …

New Trees for Arbor Day at Park in Commack

A newly planted tree got some extra attention Friday as town officials marked Arbor Month under overcast skies at Sunshine Acres Park in Commack. Huntington Supervisor Ed Smyth, with the help of four students from Commack, Tax Receiver Jillian Guthman and Covanta employees tamped down Read More …

‘Pop-Up Prom Shoppe’ Outfits Students for Big Night

Scores of prom dresses, men’s suits, jewelry, makeup and other items  were made available Wednesday for students looking for prom outfits. The Town of Huntington and police officers from the Second Precinct organized the “Pop-Up Prom Shoppe” at the John Flanagan Senior Center. Aside from Read More …

Letter: Response to Hochul Housing Plan Is Hypocritical

Former Huntington Councilman Mark A Cuthbertson, chairman of Huntington Town Democratic Committee, challenges Supervisor Ed Smyth on housing response. Read More …

Public Session Set on Melville Development Proposal

The second “listening session” on the potential development in Melville is scheduled for Thursday. Known as the Melville Employment Center, the proposal goes back to the Petrone administration, and involves land use and zoning, including office/employment uses, industrial, residential, and mixed uses and open space, Read More …

Smyth: Hochul’s Criticism of Huntington Housing Is Misplaced

An Open Letter in Response to Governor Kathy Hochul’s Housing Compact Governor Hochul’s criticism of Huntington housing is misplaced. The Town of Huntington is the gold standard for housing development in New York. Where infrastructure can support it, Huntington has rezoned large parcels of land Read More …