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 …

Town Hangs Out Seasonal Help Wanted Signs

The Town of Huntington is in search of workers to fill jobs as the summer season approaches. Public Safety is looking for seasonal public safety agents, with about half dozen spots available. The jobs, which require a state security guard license and a clean Class Read More …

Town to Host Outdoor Summer Movie Series

The Town of Huntington will once again host a series of outdoor movies this summer. All five movies will be shown at town beaches or the senior center this summer. The last two years, six movies were available, four at Walt Whitman Shops, and two Read More …

How To: Handle Your Trash When Moving

The Town of Huntington has specific rules on how to handle the trash resulting from someone moving in or moving out of a home in town. The town reminds residents that up to six gallons (with a volume of less than 42 gallons) can be Read More …