Town Board to Schedule Hearings on Melville Development Plan

The Huntington Town Board on Tuesday will take up scheduling public hearings on a proposal to create a walkable downtown in Melville. Town interest in developing the area has grown over recent years as the demand for office space has declined. At the same time, Read More …

Town Board Honors Preis for Contributions to Art Community

The Huntington Town Board honored Erich Preis last week for his contributions to the art world. Preis, founder of the Spirit of Huntington Art Center, was given a proclamation recognizing his own work as a painter as well as his engagement with and support of Read More …

Huntington Commemorates Its Own Lost on 9/11

Huntington remembered those lost on Sept. 11 to the terror attacks on the United States in 2001. A torrential downpour cut short the Town of Huntington event at Heckscher Park. A host of elected officials, including members of the Huntington Town Board–Supervisor Ed Smyth, Town Read More …

Group Attacks Ferro Over Basement Apartment Proposal

The group Save Huntington Village has lambasted Councilman Sal Ferro, one of the sponsors of legislation to permit legal basement apartments again, in a flyer that shows rundown housing labeled as “Ferroville.” The flyer and a related email make accusations against Ferro that he fiercely Read More …

Cook Wants Changes in Town Board Public Hearings

Huntington Councilman Gene Cook will propose changes Wednesday in how public hearings are scheduled on proposals for zone changes or town code amendments. Large development projects, such as that proposed recently for Greenlawn, before it was withdrawn last week, often draw large crowds, most often Read More …

Town Board Hearing to Reconsider ‘Glamping’ Amendment

The Huntington Town Board will consider amending the law Tuesday that permitsĀ  overnight “glamping” on campgrounds. Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts ran into a buzzsaw of neighborhood opposition after it proposed allowing adults to use its site in off hours. Adults would have been Read More …

Town Board Salutes Resident Designated as Ambassador to Greece

The Huntington Town Board recognized George J. Tsunis Tuesday night for his selection to become the US ambassador to Greece. Tsunis, 54, is a resident of Lloyd Harbor. He is an attorney and real estate businessman, serving as CEO of Chartwell Hotels, as well as Read More …

Schools: Tae Kwon Do Athlete Honored

The Huntington Town Board honored Stimson Middle School seventh grader Preston Park this week for his selection to the United States National Tae Kwon Do Team. Park has practiced Tae Kwon Do for nearly seven years and has participated in several competitions. This passion started Read More …

Schramm Has Plans for Town Board Role

Joe Schramm, 67, is a Democrat running for a seat on the Town Board. He has run a marketing company for more than two decades. Having lived in Northport for years, he says he is acquainted with the issues and problems that face residents and Read More …