Northport Man Honored for Service to Community

Northport resident Phil Weber Jr. was honored last week for his commitment and dedication to serving his community. Huntington Town Councilman Mark Cuthbertson presented him with a proclamation. Weber is a life-long third generation Northport resident who since 1966, has been a member of the Read More …

11 Named to Commercial Fishing Advisory Board

The Huntington Town Board approved members to the new Commercial Fishing Advisory Council Tuesday. The 11 members were appointed individually by members of the Town Board and serve for the duration of the elected official’s term.  Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci appointed three members while council Read More …

Zoning Changes, Street Renaming on Town Board Agenda

The Town Board will consider scheduling a public hearing on zoning changes proposed for downtown Huntington and appoint a director of information technology at its meeting Tuesday at  2 p.m. It will also consider  renaming  East 10th Street from New York Avenue to 1st Avenue Read More …

Huntington Crackdown on Parking Fees Is About to Get Tougher

Tighter rules governing the enforcement of parking fines go into effect Tuesday in Huntington. The Town Board voted in April for the new fines and the tougher timetable for payments. Those ignoring deadlines could find themselves unable to get recreation identity cards or commuter parking Read More …

Town Board Votes to Act on Blighted Properties

The Town Board voted recently to take action against three properties that have been identified as blighted. The vote declared that owners had failed to take steps to remedy the conditions or reach an agreement with the town to improve the properties. The three properties Read More …

Town Board Votes to Reschedule Some Meetings

The Town Board voted this week to change the schedule of some of its meetings in the fall, and added another meeting. The new schedule of meetings; Rescheduled the September 4 meeting at 2:00 PM to September 17 at the same time Rescheduled the November 7 meeting at 7:00 Read More …

Two Honored at Town Board Meeting

 Asaf German  was honored at the July 16 Town Board meeting for raising $461,000 for blood cancer research during the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s 10-week “Racing to a Cure” campaign. “Asaf has consistently shown his commitment to serving those suffering from these illnesses by encouraging Read More …

Town Board Considers Plan to Expand Old Town Hall Hotel

Huntington board members reconsidered a revised plan to convert the Old Town Hall on the corner of Main Street and Stewart Avenue into a boutique hotel on June 18. Changes to the plan include enlarging the hotel from 55 rooms to 80 rooms and adding Read More …

Board Approves Mooring Fees, Added Insurance Requirements for Boaters

The Town Board has voted 3-2  to impose a mooring fee on Huntington boaters and made several other changes involving insurance requirements and the handling of wrecked vessels. The $40 mooring fee had brought opposition from several boaters who worried that the fee would continue Read More …

4 Honored for Work Enforcing Handicapped Parking Rules

The Town Board honored four volunteers earlier this week for their service in Huntington’s Handicap Enforcement Program. The program ensures that drivers with handicapped parking permits have access to designated parking spaces and that those without permits are ticketed for using the spaces. Recognized by Read More …

Town to Purchase Bank Property, Convert to Parking Lot

The Town is planning to add parking spaces by spending up to $3 .05 million to purchase  property at Gerard Street and New York Avenue. Now occupied by a closed Chase bank branch, the property is expected to allow for about 71 new spots, including Read More …

Town Board to Take Up Report on Power Plant

The  Huntington Town Board will consider Wednesday whether to release a report prepared on the potential acquisition by eminent domain of the property where the Northport power plant is located. Councilman Mark Cuthbertson called for the report to be released at a recent Town Board Read More …