Turkey Trot, Parades and More Light Up Long Holiday Weekend

The holiday season in Huntington begins in earnest this extended weekend, with turkey trots, Christmas tree lightings, parades and more. On Wednesday, There’s a viewing of  the classic “Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” at 7 p.m. at the South Huntington Library, for cardholders grades 6-12. Thursday morning, Read More …

MTA Encourages Holiday Travelers to Use Rails, Not Roads

The Metropolian Transportation Authority is scheduling extra service  for those planning to travel for Thanksgiving. Trains and buses throughout the system will operate on special schedules on Wednesday through Sunday, with expanded railroad service on Wednesday afternoon, to accommodate the unique travel demands of Thanksgiving Read More …

Safety Tips Ahead of Thanksgiving

  Thanksgiving is just days away. This holiday season, people are embracing the traditions they love best: Gatherings with family and friends, and turkey platters with all the trimmings. And don’t forget a day of football – both in the backyard, and on our screens. Read More …

Holiday Food Donation Campaign Gets Underway

Island Harvest Food Bank kicked off its annual Turkey and Trimmings collection campaign on Tuesday. The annual food collection helps Long Islanders in need enjoy a holiday-style meal. Randi Shubin Dresner, president and CEO of Island Harvest,said that the food bank forecasts a demand for Read More …

Crowd Raises Funds for Turkey Giveaway

About 300 residents gathered Thursday night to support a fundraiser for the Sorrentino family’s Thanksgiving turkey giveaway. The donors met for food and drinks at the Dix Hills Fire Department. Elected leaders, including Town Supervisor Ed Smyth, Town Council members Joan Cergol and Dr. David Read More …

Project Toy Campaign Underway; Thanksgiving Fundraiser Scheduled

Family Service League has launched its Project TOY drive to provide toys and gifts to Long Island children. The Bethpage Federal Credit Union is the lead sponsor of the campaign. The league said it has been able to provide gifts to 6,000 children each year. Read More …

Letter: Help Others With Fill a Box Campaign for Thanksgiving

The Rev. Kim Gambino writes about the Thanksgiving Fill-a-Box campaign at Helping Hand Rescue Mission and the many individuals, schools and organizations who help support the campaign. Read More …

Helping Hand Seeking Thanksgiving Food Donations

Helping Hand Rescue Mission is looking to fill more boxes of Thanksgiving foods that will be distributed to families in need. The mission has listed foods it is requesting, from stuffing to tortillas, cans of corn, yams and rice and other items. It will add Read More …

Safety First at Thanksgiving: Tips for Humans and Pets

Northwell Health has advice for people planning to celebrate Thanksgiving as the Covid-19 epidemic rages across the country. And Huntington Animal Hospital weighs in with a list of what you can and cannot feed pets as a part of the holiday. Read More …

Happening in Huntington for the Holidays

Turkey drives, tree lightings, parade, music, food and more are filling the holiday calendar throughout Huntington. There appears to be little to no separation between Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations this year. We’ve compiled a list, which will update every few days, of events or ways Read More …

Temple Beth El Hosts Thanksgiving Dinner for Community

On Sunday, November 24th Temple Beth El of Huntington hosted its annual Thanksgiving Dinner for the community.  This year close to 200 people were fed turkey and all the fix ‘ins thanks to donations from local restaurants and members.  Temple Beth El congregants volunteered their time Read More …