Essay: Centerport Plan Signifies Need for Better Management of Natural Resources

John Probert is a resident of Huntington with a background in environmental science who has previously worked at the Department of the Interior and the World Wildlife Fund. Read More …

Letter: Let’s Find a Way to Keep Applebee’s Here

Sometimes, something as simple as having a neighborhood restaurant to go to, just like CHEERS, to see friends and talk and unwind, is so important. We are saddened to hear that Applebee’s on Rt 110 in Huntington Station is scheduled to close in March or April. Read More …

Op-Ed: Redistricting to the Extreme

The plan by the Democratic majorities in the New York State Legislature for redistricting Congressional Districts, including those on Long Island, is an extreme case of gerrymandering. It illustrates what that word is about. The “gerry” is for Massachusetts Governor Elbridge Gerry and how redistricting Read More …

Op-Ed: Redistricting Struggle Returns

Back 15 years ago Suffolk County became the first county in New York State to enact a law to have reapportionment—the word redistricting is now favored—done in a non-partisan manner. “A Local Law to Ensure a Non-Partisan, Fair and Objective Process by Which Legislative Districts Read More …

Op-Ed: Public Power Back on the Table

“We are not giving up on public power,” declared State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. last week in a presentation before Long Island Metro Business Action titled “Should LIPA be a Municipal Power Company?” Thiele spoke of how “the goal of replacing LILCO with a Read More …

Letter: Bellone Needs to Sign Redistricting Plans

Today is Martin Luther King Day and a perfect time to ask County Executive Bellone where he stands. He needs to sign the Redistricting bill that the legislature and many of us supported that creates more of an opportunity for diverse representation in our county. Read More …

Op-Ed: Power Shift for Suffolk Legislature

And finally, only last week, came the news that the governing body of Suffolk County—the Suffolk County Legislature—will have a Republican majority as of the new year but not a GOP supermajority. Still, it will be the first time since 2005 that the GOP will Read More …

Essay: Project HOPE’s COVID story of Mana in our Desert

Project HOPE always was and always will be a movement guided by the Holy Spirit. It began some 18 years ago because a group of teenaged volunteers heard a presentation about the hungry in our Huntington Station community and decided to do something about it. Read More …

Op-Ed: Public Hearings on LIPA ‘Solar Tax’

The Long Island Power Authority will hold public hearings  Monday on what is being called a “solar tax” by solar power advocates. LIPA is following up on a plan by the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) to require solar energy customers to pay what Read More …

Op-Ed: Town Board Needs to Take Action on Matinecock Court

If you want to know where someone’s real values lie, look at what they do, not what they say.  This past Thursday the Huntington Town Board found time on their calendar to fret over the concerns of horse owners with $2 million homes, but could Read More …