Huntington Officials Emphasize Safety on the Water

Huntington officials, law enforcement and boating experts reminded residents on Wednesday about ways to keep safe while using Huntington’s many waterways. Town Supervisor Ed Smyth, noting that Safe Boating Week is about to begin, reiterated the need for anyone using the waters to follow safety Read More …

Celebration Marks Black History Month

Huntington’s rich history of Black contributions to culture was honored Thursday night with music, dance and words. The town’s Black History Month celebration at Walt Whitman High School  included the voices of Countrywood Primary Center pupils who sang Duke Ellington’s “It Don’t Mean a Thing Read More …

Huntington NAACP Celebrates the Holidays

The Huntington branch of the NAACP celebrated the holidays Thursday with a lineup of events that featured Suffolk County Sheriff Dr. Errol Toulon Jr. and a program of tips on public safety. Several  officials participated in the celebration, including Tax Receiver Jillian Guthman, Suffolk Legislator Read More …

Officials Looking for Ways to Create Parkland on West Hills Road

Huntington elected officials are looking to turn property on West Hills Road into open space parkland, fending off a developer who wanted to build more housing. Council member Dr. Dave Bennardo, along with Supervisor Ed Smyth and Council member Sal Ferro, said Thursday that they Read More …

UPDATED: Huntington Town Attorney Resigns After 18 Months

Editor’s Note Several reader comments posted to this story were critical of the town attorney and later, of HuntingtonNow for either having removed them or for having neglected to include details surrounding her resignation. It is important for readers to understand that in the absence of documentation or witnesses, HuntingtonNow cannot and Read More …

GOP Opposes Apartment Proposal; Housing Coalition Pushes Campaign

The Huntington Republican Party said Tuesday it opposed a proposal that would expand the legalization of accessory apartments. The proposal, which was outlined in a packed public hearing held June 13 at Town Hall, and was opposed by a large majority of residents who attended, Read More …

Huntington Tightens Security After Heckscher Park Vandalism

Vandals who attacked the bathrooms at Heckscher Park were caught on video, Huntington Supervisor Ed Smyth said Monday. Smyth said that a small group of teenagers were believed to be behind the damage  about two weeks occurred, which involved rocks stuffed down toilets. and led Read More …

Board Gives Go-Ahead to Sports Programs

The Huntington Town Board recently approved the following sports, recreational events and contracts: An agreement with the Suffolk County Police Athletic League, Inc. to provide a soccer program at the Town of Huntington Manor Field Park from April 10-June 28. Sponsored by Town Supervisor Ed Read More …

Second Town Board Vote OKs Oheka Condo Plan

The Huntington Town Board on Monday cleaned up the language of a resolution that approved Oheka Castle’s bid to add luxury condominiums. The approval had four yes votes, from Town Supervisor Ed Smyth, Gene Cook, Sal Ferro and Dr. David Bennardo, while Town Councilwoman Joan Read More …

Thousands Celebrate Irish Heritage With Parade in Huntington

Pipe bands, classic cars, Irish dancers, Scouts, elected officials  and others marched to downtown village Sunday as part of the 89th annual St. Patrick’s Day parade. The sidewalks were filled with families, many showing their actual or temporary Irish heritage, adorned in green hats, green Read More …