Huntington Plans Inaugural Film Festival

Huntington announced plans Monday for a fall film festival, part of an effort to draw Hollywood production and economic benefits to the town. The festival, planned for Nov. 7-10, is also another step toward bolstering the town’s claim that “Huntington is the cultural epicenter of Read More …

7 Marathons for Veterans Get Underway in Huntington

Eva Casale launched her seven days of marathons Sunday with a big sendoff at Huntington Town Hall from government officials, veterans and families. She wil run a marathon each day in different communities around Long Island, stopping at monuments, cemeteries and other sites important to Read More …

Grand Openings for 2 Businesses in Huntington

  A much larger 7-Eleven with more services and a redesigned Retro Fitness celebrated with grand openings this week. The 7-Eleven at 336 East Jericho Turnpike opened in Februrary but moved its ribbon cutting to March,  hoping for good weather for the event.  Thursday’s rain kept Read More …

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 …