Celebration Marks Black History Month

Huntington’s rich history of Black contributions to culture was honored Thursday night with music, dance and words. The town’s Black History Month celebration at Walt Whitman High School  included the voices of Countrywood Primary Center pupils who sang Duke Ellington’s “It Don’t Mean a Thing Read More …

Bus Service to Return to New York Avenue Route

The re-routing of a Suffolk County bus that had been criticized as impractical will be undone and the service restored to its former route after Legislator Stephanie Bontempi intervened. The route of the S1 bus, which runs through Huntington along Route 110 from Halesite south Read More …

Around Huntington: A Groundhog Sighting and Artwork

Elected officials get invited to all kinds of events by businesses, nonprofits and other organizations. Here are some of the grand openings, shows and other events they’ve been invited to recently. Read More …

Campaign 2023: Challenger Dr. Eve Meltzer Krief

Democrat Dr. Eve Meltzer-Krief is running for the Suffolk County Legislature in the 18th District. She calls herself a “fierce advocate for policies that help advance the health and well-being of children.” “Our families and our children are really just facing a whole variety of really Read More …

Disabled Vet Celebrates Move Into Columbia Terrace Home

A disabled Navy veteran cut the ribbon on her new home Monday, moving into Columbia Terrace, a community designed for veterans. “I am overwhelmed.  This is my dream come true,” JoJo Maria Timpanero said.  “My new home is beautiful. I can only say thank you Read More …

Pet Photo Contest Running Until End of Month

Residents are invited to send in photos of their pets  for a Love My Pets contest sponsored by Town Councilman Sal Ferro and Suffolk County Legislator Stephanie Bontempi. The deadline is May 30. Senior citizens from the John J. Flanagan Center will pick a winner, Read More …

Suffolk Schedules Forum on Restoration at Coindre Hall

Suffolk County officials will provide residents with information about the restoration work going on at Coindre Hall at a forum on Feb. 8. The forum is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Harborfields Public Library and will feature Suffolk County Legislator Stephanie Bontempi, as well Read More …

Huntington Officials Offer Boating Safety Tips, Plan Speed Crackdown

Huntington officials warned boaters Thursday to reduce speeds and offered a variety of other tips to keep people safe over the long Fourth of July weekend. Supervisor Ed Smyth said patrols would be out on the waters to enforce speed limits, including the temporary 5 Read More …

Runner Launches Marathon Series in Huntington

Ultra-runner Eva Casale kicked off her sixth year of completing seven marathons in seven days with a flag-waving sendoff from Town Hall on Sunday. Casale will run a different course each day, throughout Long Island before wrapping up the series in her hometown of Glen Read More …

Fundraiser to Support Cinema Arts Centre’s Reopening

Business owners and leaders from around the Huntington area will gather April 14 to support and celebrate the reopening of the Cinema Arts Centre. Several elected officials, along with business representatives, will participate in the fundraiser, which will feature jazz, food, craft beer, wine and Read More …

Celebration Honors Huntington Women for Their Accomplishments

Several Huntington women of distinction were honored Saturday at a Women’s History Month event. The Huntington NAACP celebration at Chez Laa Reine Boutique included the recognition of: The Rev. Bernadette Watkins, Jo-Ann Raia, former Huntington town clerk, Dr. Nichele Nivens, Pilar Moya, housing advocate, Irene Read More …