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 …

Couple Blames Suffolk Water Authority for $7,000 in Damage

A Huntington couple has been hit with a $7,000 bill for damages that they say was caused by a work crew from the Suffolk County Water Authority. Mike Conforti, who moved to the Woodbury Road home in February,  said the crew was finishing up work Read More …

New State Budget Boosts Aid to Schools

School districts will get more money this year under the new state budget.  Legislative leaders and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo reached agreement earlier this week on the budget, which raises taxes on the wealthy and corporations.  Huntington school superintendent James W. Polansky said, “The legislature Read More …