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 …

Preservation Project Could Uncover Black History at Caumsett

A project to uncover and preserve a historical burial area at Caumsett State Park is expected to get underway this spring. The work will focus on an area once used by members of the Lloyd family where enslaved persons who lived and worked on their Read More …

State Legislators Named to Committee Posts

State Sen. Jim Gaughran has been reappointed as chair of the Committee on Local Government for the 2021-22 legislative session. Gaughran, D-Huntington, also announced he has been reappointed to serve on the Committee on Higher Education, and the Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering. In Read More …

LIPA Files $70-Million Claim Against PSEG-LI for Isaias Response

The Long Island Power Authority has filed a $70-million claim against PSEG-LI over its response to Tropical Storm Isaias, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Wednesday.  The complaint says PSEG-LI failed to adequately oversee outage management and communications systems, and also complained about a lack of business Read More …

Gaughran Wins Perfect Score From Environmental Group

State Senator Jim Gaughran earned a perfect score of 100 in the EPL/Environmental Advocates annual scorecard, which rates state legislators on their votes on environmental legislation. Gaughran said “There is nothing as important as protecting our environment and ensuring our water sources are safe and Read More …

Gaughran Schedules Town Hall on State Budget

State Sen. Jim Gaughran, D-Northport, has scheduled a town hall on the state budget for Monday night. Gaughran said the session is designed to get input from residents on state budget priorities. He said the budget provided local governments in the area with $5.8 million  Read More …

Free Mammogram Screenings Coming to Huntington Station

The Stony Brook Cancer Center Mobile Mammography Van will be heading to Huntington Station this week to offer free screenings for women over 40 who have not had a mammography in over one year. On Thursday,  the van will be parked at the Huntington Assembly Read More …

Vaccine Protesters Disrupt Town Hall Meeting on Taxes

About a dozen residents protesting a ban on religious exemptions to vaccine requirements shouted at State Sen. Jim Gaughran and disrupted his town hall meeting at the Commack Public Library Wednesday night. Instead of the planned discussion about taxes and economic development on Long Island, Read More …