Schools: Fish Hatchery Trip; Ukraine Scholarships

Students from Goosehill Primary School recently visited the Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery and Aquarium to learn from  experts as they observed ponds filled with brook trout and tanks housing snakes and frogs. They were able to feed the brook trout, tossing fish kibble into Read More …

Updated: Usdan Withdraws Glamping Proposal

Updated: Usdan summer camp on Monday withdrew its proposal to allow overnight camping, after strong neighborhood opposition. The summer camp had wanted to allow “glamping,” that would have brought adults to the wooded campus in Wheatley Heights, which neighborhoods predicted could lead to adult motels, Read More …

ZBA Postpones Usdan Glamping Decision

A decision on a request by the Usdan summer arts camp to allow overnight glamping was postponed Thursday by the Huntington Zoning Board of Appeals. The camp has been seeking a permit that would allow it to place as many as 70 temporary tents on Read More …

Neighbors Fight Usdan Plan to Add Camp Sites to Property

A plan that would bring glamping to the grounds of the Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts has run into a buzzsaw of opposition from neighbors. Usdan, owned by the United Jewish Appeal Federation of Jewish Philanthropies NY, is seeking a modification of a special Read More …

2 Hurt in Fire at Usdan Center

Fires apparently caused by lightning strikes from Tuesday’s thunderstorm damaged buildings at the Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts in Wheatley Heights. Firefighters from the Huntington Manor, Melville, East Farmingdale and Dix Hills fire departments responded to the blaze, which broke out about 7:15 p.m., Read More …

Then and Now: Amrom Svay, Walt Whitman High School

HuntingtonNow.com takes a look at what some graduates of local high schools  are doing these days.  Name: Amrom Svay High School: Walt Whitman HS Year Graduated: 2011 About high school: High school was great. You always think you know yourself but the unknown future will Read More …