Letter: Landlords, Let’s Make the State Rental Program Work

A Huntington Station couple frustrated with the shortcomings of the state’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program are surveying other landlords in hopes of making the program work for everyone. Read More …

Gaughran to Run in Redrawn State Senate District

State Sen. Jim Gaughran said Saturday that he will run again, from the Second District, after redrawn maps put him in a new district. The Second District will move west from its current configuration, moving farther into Northport and Huntington, and taking over an area Read More …

Proposed State Senate Redistricting Would Put Squeeze on Gaughran

A proposed redistricting map announced Monday would mean that Democratic State Sen. Jim Gaughran would no longer live in his own district but instead in an expanded 2nd District represented by Republican Mario Mattera. Huntington and Northport would move out of the 5th, according to Read More …

$22 Million From State for Sewer Service to Homes in Huntington Station

State Sen. Jim Gaughran and State Assemblyman Steve Stern announced Tuesday that they had obtained $22 million in state funding to connect homes to sewer lines in Huntington Station. The new funding complements an agreement between the town and Suffolk County to spend $44 million Read More …

Nonprofits Combine Efforts to Add Veteran Services at Art Center

The Spirit of Huntington Art Center and Rise Life Services said Friday that they are combining forces to expand and add resources for veterans while continuing to operate as a center for people with autism and special needs. The combined center will be called Rise Read More …

Centerport Rally Denounces Hate, Seeks Unity

Religious leaders, elected officials, civil rights figures and others gathered Thursday in Centerport to denounce acts of racism and other bigotry that have occurred on Long Island and to sign a pledge against hate. In Huntington, recent reports of racism have included a Chinese-American member Read More …

Op-Ed: Public Hearings on LIPA ‘Solar Tax’

The Long Island Power Authority will hold public hearings  Monday on what is being called a “solar tax” by solar power advocates. LIPA is following up on a plan by the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) to require solar energy customers to pay what Read More …

Hochul Signs Bills by Stern, Gaughran

Two bills sponsored by local state legislators have been signed into law this week.  Gov. Kathy Hochul signed legislation sponsored by State Sen. Jim Gaughran, S.1016-B, into law, which will help prevent sudden cardiac arrest in student athletes. The law came about from the death of Read More …

Huntington Honors Its World War II Veterans

The Town of Huntington honored its World War II veterans Sunday, adding the names of 365 Huntington veterans of the war to its memorial in front of Town Hall. Veterans whose names were added Sunday and attended the ceremony were Jack Stahl, Peter O’Donnell, Seymour Read More …

Polansky Says Bus Contract Fight Resolved

The Huntington school district bus crisis came to an end Thursday as Superintendent James W. Polansky said the bus transportation company had agreed to fulfill all aspects of its contract. Polansky said that delays on routes that had plagued the system Thursday would continue Friday Read More …

GOV. CUOMO RESIGNS IN SEX HARASSMENT SCANDAL

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced his resignation Tuesday afternoon in the wake of multiple sex-harassment charges and the threat of impeachment. He said his resignation, leaving his third term unfinished, would take effect in 14 days. Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul will step in to complete Read More …