Lighthouse Musicfest to Return in September

After a one-year absence, the Huntington Lighthouse Musicfest is back on. The Huntington Lighthouse Preservation Society announced on Facebook that the musical performance is scheduled for Sept. 5. The festival bills itself as the only music festival held on top of a lighthouse. The festival Read More …

Town Willing to Work With Others for Waterfront Music Festival

The Town of Huntington said Thursday that it would work with other individuals or organizations willing to host a waterfront music festival after Wednesday’s cancellation of the long-running Huntington Lighthouse MusicFest. Posting on Facebook, the Town said, “The Town of Huntington fully supports the idea Read More …

UPDATE: Lighthouse MusicFest Canceled as Organizers, Town Debate Handling

UPDATE 1:55 p.m. Operators of the Huntington Lighthouse Musicfest have canceled the performances this year, saying that it has been unable to work with town officials this year. However, the town fired back, insisting that it supports the Musicfest while challenging the complaint and citing Read More …

Top Ten Stories of 2018

We’re looking back at the 2018  stories that drew the most readers on HuntingtonNow.com since our launch on April 23. Funeral scheduled for St. Anthony’s Student Sept.25. Ryan Spencer Mullen, a St. Anthony’s High School student died after he went “car surfing” atop an Uber vehicle, and fell, Read More …

Sour Notes at Lighthouse Musicfest Disruption

Several boaters disrupted the Huntington Lighthouse Musicfest  this weekend, organizers say, by tying up together and blasting loud music that at times drowned out the program’s scheduled entertainment. Pam Setchell, president of the Huntington Lighthouse Preservation Society, and others said more than 20 boaters complained Read More …