Huntington Woman Celebrates Centennial Milestone

Friends, family, firefighters and town officials and others helped Doris Marilyn Lessuck celebrated her 100th birthday Thursday, one day shy of her big day. The active Huntington resident is preparing to move to Arizona, after 69 years in the Mayo Avenue home, where she and Read More …

Town to Co-Host Celebration of Eid

The Town of Huntington will co-host a celebration of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the Muslim holiday of Ramadan, Friday at Town Hall. Supervisor Ed Smyth and Town Clerk Andrew Raia will co-host a cultural celebration of Eid  at 4:30 pm. “We join Huntington’s Pakistani, Read More …

New Half Hollow Hills Library Opens to Celebration

The Half Hollow Hills Community Library celebrated its sparkling new $24.7 million building Sunday with speeches, music, food and a ribbon cutting. Director Helen Crosson referred to some of the library’s travails in the last few years, including repeated flooding and the strains resulting from 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 …

Drive Organized to Collect Supplies for Ukrainians

A Russian-American doctor, elected officials, activists and others kicked off an effort Thursday to collect supplies for Ukrainians suffering under the Russian invasion. US Rep. Tom Suozzi,  Suffolk Legis. Stephanie Bontempi,  Dr. David Buchin, MD, who is Russian-American, representatives from the Ukrainian Congress Committee of Read More …

‘Love Is in the Air’ at Huntington Town Hall

  Huntington Town Clerk Andrew Raia performed marriage ceremonies for several couples Monday, a Valentine’s Day tradition at Town Hall. Before the weddings, Raia said, “Love is in the air once again at Huntington Town Hall this Valentine’s Day,” Last year,  because Town Hall was Read More …

Columbus Honored With Wreath, Support for Role in History

Italian Americans and other political and business leaders honored Christopher Columbus Thursday, calling him the founder of America and a cultural icon, as they gathered at his statue on Main Street to help launch the three-day weekend that celebrates his birth. With a banner in Read More …

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 …

Hundreds Turn Out to Honor NYPD Officer

NYPD Officer Anastasios Tsakos returned home to Greenlawn Monday, his casket accompanied by a cortege that included more than 100 motorcycle cops, saluted with firefighters’ giant American flags on its trip from Queens and welcomed by hundreds at St. Paraskevi Greek Church.  His funeral service Read More …