Parades, Wreaths Mark Memorial Day in Huntington

Veterans, firefighters, community groups and others marched in parades around Huntington Monday to mark Memorial Day. Most of the ceremonies went off before the heavy rains came Monday afternoon. Elected officials scattered across town, to view or participate in parades  in Elwood, East Northport, Centerport, Read More …

Huntington Honors Those Lost in Wars

The Town of Huntington honored those killed in wars at a wreath-laying ceremony Sunday at Town Hall’s Veterans Plaza. The ceremony in the packed plaza was a reminder that the Monday’s holiday commemorates those lost in war, and is distinct from Veterans Day, when all Read More …

Updated: Memorial Day Parades, Commemorations and the Marines

Events related to Memorial Day will include somber services, parades, an exhibition by the Marine Corps, and a carnival at the Huntington YMCA. On Wednesday, the public is invited to watch as the US Marine Corps will bring a band, silent drill team and a Read More …

Memorial Day Weekend Filled With Parades, Commemoration

The long Memorial Day weekend kicks off Friday with the Huntington YMCA’s four-day carnival, with commemorations of the holiday throughout the long  weekend. Most school districts are closed on Friday because no snow days were required this year. A wreath-laying ceremony is scheduled for Sunday Read More …

Five Parades Scheduled on Memorial Day

Parades are scheduled around Huntington on Memorial to honor members of the military service who have been lost to war. The Greenlawn Fire Department is hosting the first parade at 9 a.m.  It starts on East Maple Road and Broadway and continues to Broadway/Greenlawn and Read More …

Huntington Commemorates Those Lost to Wars

Memorial Day parades went off around Huntington Monday, bringing together veterans, Scouts, bands and firefighters to honor service members lost to war. In downtown Huntington, Supervisor Ed Smyth, accompanied by Highway Department Superintendent Andre Sorrentino, presided over a parade that featured bands from Huntington and Read More …

Wreaths, Parades to Mark Memorial Day in Huntington

Memorial Day weekend in Huntington will be filled with commemorations and parades. The Town of Huntington of Huntington will lead off the salutes with a laying of wreaths at Town Hall at noon. Wreaths will be placed at monuments for both world wars, the Korea Read More …

Memorial Day: Parades, Road Run Honoring Fallen Marine

A virtual road race in honor of a fallen Marine from East Northport, a town ceremony, and parades around Huntington will mark Memorial Day weekend. The Christopher G. Scherer I Ran the Grid race,  in honor of Marine Cpl. Christopher G. Scherer who was killed in Read More …

Huntington Plans Memorial Day Services, With Covid-19 Limits

Traditional services in Huntington to honor the war dead will look at lot different this year. The Town of Huntington said that a commemoration at Town Hall on Sunday will be closed, limited to members of the Veterans Advisory Board, with a raising and lowering Read More …

Groups to Place Flags at Local Cemeteries

More than a dozen local cemeteries, including Huntington Rural Cemetery, will allow the placement of American flags at gravestones on May 23. The ceremonies are suspended at national cemeteries because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone said the county will work with Read More …