Halloween Comes to Main Street in Hauntington

Residents of all ages came out for an informal parade and trick-or-treating Thursday in Huntington Village, escaping the rain but not the strong winds. Elected officials, including Supervisor Chad Lupinacci, Town Councilwoman Joan Cergol, who was dressed to look like Rosie the Riveter, and Receiver Read More …

Tax Grievance Deadline Coming Up

The Town of Huntington website details steps property owners should take to file a grievance on their taxes. Tax Grievance Day is May 21 in Huntington. Grievance complaint forms and a fact sheet with instructions for filing a complaint are available in the Assessor’s Office, Read More …

Women Honored for Service to Communities

Fifteen women were honored Saturday as Women of Distinction for their contributions to causes in their communities. State Sen. Jim Gaughran sponsored the awards ceremony at the Cold Spring Harbor Library. “We applaud them for being these incredible role models and leaders,” Gaughran said. “Thy Read More …

High School Gold Medalists Honored

  Councilman Mark Cuthbertson led the presentation of proclamations to several high school athletes at a recent Town Board meeting. From John Glenn- Elwood High School, Suffolk County Wrestling Gold Medal Champions: • Thomas Giaramita • Patrick Ancewicz • Justin Vega From Half Hollow Hills Read More …

Town to Hire Public Relations Agency for Parking Campaign

The Town Board has voted to hire a Huntington public relations firm to market and perform outreach on the town’s parking system upgrades and enforcement programming. Epoch 5 Public Relations of Huntington will lead  the campaign, which will include such services as educating the public, Read More …

Alyson Richman on Long Island, Writing, and Book Revue

Alyson Richman is an international bestselling novelist with local roots. She spoke about her latest novel, The Secret of Clouds, at Book Revue on Friday night. “I’m thrilled to be back at Book Revue; it truly is my community book store,” Richman said in an Read More …

‘Save Huntington Village’ Group Pushes for Building’s Landmark Status

Opponents of a proposal to build a large mixed-use apartment complex are ramping up their demands for the future of the site at  235 Main St. Fresh off Thursday’s Zoning Board of Appeals public hearing that had to be adjourned when the crowds grew too Read More …

School Notes: Drama Club Auditions, STEAM Night

Local students participate in robotics competition, audition for musicals, and more. STEAM Night at Elwood Middle School The Elwood Union Free School District hosted their annual K-8 STEAM night at Elwood Middle School on Jan. 17. For this year’s theme, Read It, Dream It, STEAM Read More …

Lupinacci Touts $275,000 in Savings From Renewed AAA Bond Rating

Huntington was able to refinance existing bonds at a lower rate, saving taxpayers more than $275,000, when the town’s AAA stable bond rating by Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s Investors Services was recently renewed. “The agencies’ analysis and recognition of Huntington’s fiscal practices with the Read More …

Huntington Adopts $199M Budget for 2019

The Huntington Town Board approved a 2019 budget just shy of $200 million Tuesday evening by a vote of 3-2. The budget is up $5.5 million over 2018, a 2.82 percent increase that is within the state’s 2 percent tax cap limit. The budget will Read More …

Accessory Apartments Discussed at Huntington Housing Conference

The Huntington Township Housing Coalition hosted a community conversation last week with  dozens of residents asking questions and commenting on different housing experiences they have had. The panels were hosted at the Cinema Arts Centre allowing an open dialogue between Huntington residents and experts, including Read More …