Hobart Beach Getting Extra Care as Crowds Arrive Early

By limiting beach capacity to 50 percent, Huntington officials are hoping to keep people healthy in the epidemic as well as avoid some of the problems that have been afflicting Hobart Beach in recent days. Eatons Neck residents have been complaining for days about cars Read More …

Huntington to Open Tax Payment Drive-Through at Former Bank

The Town of Huntington will use a former bank slated for demolition to accept tax payments, starting Monday. The drive-through window of the property at  295 New York Ave. will be available for those who are unable to use primary payment methods (mail, drop-off at Read More …

Updated: LIPA Rejects Pause on Northport Plant Tax Litigation

The Town of Huntington said Thursday that its request for a pause in litigation over Northport power plant taxes was rejected by the Long Island Power Authority. In a letter dated Wednesday, the town and the Northport-East Northport School District had requested the pause because Read More …

Town Closes More Facilities in Response to COVID-19

The Town of Huntington Friday expanded some closings of town facilities in response to the COVID-19 epidemic. Here are the updates: ANIMAL SHELTER (DOG SHELTER ONLY) The Town of Huntington Animal Shelter, 106 Deposit Road, East Northport, is closed to visitors and volunteers after an employee Read More …

How Huntington Allocates LIPA Tax Revenue

With a settlement or judgment pending on LIPA’s tax challenge lawsuit against the Town of Huntington, here’s a look at the financial details of the town budget. LIPA picks up the tab for National Grid’s Northport power plant’s property taxes. Currently, it pays roughly $86 Read More …

Coronavirus Update: Event Cancellations; Town Adds Info

9:10 p.m. UPDATE: A roundup of the latest coronavirus news. Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced three new cases of COVID-19 in the county. The Huntington school district canceled its Thursday football program awards dinner  a charitable basketball game. The Paramount weighed in with information Read More …

As LIPA Ruling Nears, Foes Find Ways to Keep Fighting

Even as a judge’s decision in the Long Island Power Authority tax lawsuit over the Northport power plant is pending, some groups are keeping up the fight, some in new and novel ways. Newsday reported last week that a Nassau County lawmaker said a proposed Read More …

Bill Limiting LIPA Refunds Passes State Senate

The State Senate approved a bill Tuesday that would limit the ability of the Long Island Power Authority to collect refunds on taxes should the utility win its challenge to taxes paid on the Northport power plant. Sponsored by State Sen. Jim Gaughran and co-sponsored Read More …