Online Building Permit System Officially Launches in Huntington

The Town of Huntington will officially launch a new system for applying for building permits on Tuesday. The new system brings the whole process online using new software, OpenGov, that is designed to streamline the application process. Those seeking permits can file, review and gain Read More …

Town Raises Pay for Snow-Plow Contractors

The Huntington Highway Department is hiring drivers with equipment to help plow the roads this winter. The Huntington Town Board approved a 22 percent increase in pay at its meeting this week. Qualifications: SUV or Pick-Up with Plow or with Sander & Plow ($122 per Read More …

Oyster Bay Sending Trucks to Help Huntington After Fire

The Town of Oyster Bay is sending five trash trucks to Huntington to make up for Saturday night’s loss of six trash trucks by fire. Deputy Supervisor John McCarron said  that two vehicles were rescued from the line of trucks that caught fire and driven Read More …

Town Trash Pickup Schedules Altered Around Holidays

Tuesday-Friday trash pickup in Huntington  is just Tuesday this week as the town marks Veterans Day. On Friday, collection is canceled  and won’t be rescheduled. Instead, residents on a Tuesday/Friday schedule can put out two days worth of trash on Tuesday, Nov.15. During Thanksgiving week, Read More …

Town of Huntington Gets a New Look

Huntington has come up with a new look, changing the colors of its official seal. The previous seal was presented either in black and white or with a bright yellow. The new logo eliminates the yellow except on the edges of the seal, and adds Read More …

As Lifeguards Leave, Some Town Beaches to Close to Swimming

Huntington lifeguards have begun heading off to college, leading to limitations on what beaches will stay open for the rest of the summer. Starting Saturday, only these beaches will have lifeguard coverage: Asharoken Beach Centerport Beach Crab Meadow Beach Hobart Beach Quentin Sammis West Neck Read More …

‘Old Skool’ Concert Offers Rhythm and Blues, Dancing

    The sounds of rhythm and blues poured from the Chapin Rainbow Stage at Heckscher Park Saturday as the town of Huntington put on an “Old Skool” concert. The Gentlemen of Soul and local solo artist Pamela Carey took the stage for the free concert. Read More …

How To: File a FOIL Request for Government Information

State law requires municipalities to make records available to the public upon request. The New York State Public Information Officers Law says “Record means any information kept, held, filed, produced or reproduced by, with, or for this agency, in any physical form whatsoever including, but Read More …

Town of Huntington Adds Newsletter

The Town of Huntington launched a newsletter Friday detailing coming events, highlights of the previous month, a list of government meetings and more. It was emailed out Friday afternoon, and is also viewable at https://huntingtonny.gov/newsletter “We have been hard at work over the last seven 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 …

How To: Register a Landscaping Business

Anyone wanting to run a commercial landscaping business in Huntington must register with the Town of Huntington for a permit. There’s a non-refundable fee of $50, which includes a decal for the first vehicle. To apply by mail, send a completed and signed Landscape Registration Read More …

Spada Case Resolved With Sealed Plea Deal

Former Huntington maritime director Dom Spada has reached a plea agreement on charges he falsified paperwork related to a Civil Service exam. But no information about the terms of the deal or how it was reached was available. “Pursuant to a plea offer conveyed under Read More …

How To: Get a Film/Photography Permit in Huntington

The Town of Huntington requires commercial organizations to apply for a permit to film or photograph on town property. The news media and private non-profit operations are exempt. Photos taken for personal use, including wedding, prom or other events, on town property do not require Read More …