Huntington Local

Community news from Asharoken to West Hills and every place in between.

Author of Civil Rights book visits

Recently Huntington Councilwoman Glenda A. Jackson attended the Book Revue to introduce author, Patricia Sullivan and to present a Town of Huntington proclamation to her. Ms. Sullivan is a critically acclaimed author, lecturer and associate professor at the University of South Carolina. She was at the Book Revue signing copies of “Lift Every Voice: The NAACP and the History of the Civil Rights...

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Homecoming in Commack

Beneath a blue sky filled with wispy white clouds and a spirited crowd that filled the bleachers, Commack's Varsity Football Team won its second game of the season on Saturday. A nail-biter down to the final moments, the Cougars won 14-7 against Central Islip’s Musketeers.

Festivities abounded - beginning with the traditional Homecoming Parade that featured the High School Marching...

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South Huntington's homecoming

The streets were lined with community support as the Homecoming Parade of floats, led by the Wildcat Marching Band, wound its way through the neighborhood surrounding Walt Whitman High School on a beautiful fall Saturday afternoon.  

And so, a week of homecoming events at Walt Whitman High School, including the ever-popular bon-fire on Friday night, culminated this past...

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'Best Babes' in Melville raise
$123,000 for cancer research

Suffolk County Legislator Steve Stern (D-Huntington) awarded  “The Best Babes”  with proclamations at the September General Session of the Legislature for organizing fund-raising events, including golf, tennis, bridge, canasta and mah-jonng tournaments, raising more than $123,000  for cancer research. 

The Best Babes, a group of more than 60 residents...

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Recent deaths in the community

SCHMIDT - Walter C. Passed away peacefully September 26, 2009, in his74th year, surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wifeLillian, aka Susie, of 53 years, three sons: Walter C. Jr., Steven P.and Scott D., daughter in-law Andrea, wife of Scott, their twodaughters Kaitlyn and Jessica and daughter of Walter Jr., SarahNicole. He was very proud to have served the Huntington community as aHuntington...

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Fall Farm Festival in Melville

White Post Farms (250 Old Country Rd., Melville) is getting set to begin its Fall Farm Festival 2009WHEN Gates open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; stay until 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 25, and Columbus Day

COST $14 child or adult; additional fees for pony and train rides and mining for gemstones.

Schneider Children’s Hospital also will have a benefit on Sunday from 11 a.m. to...

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Cold Spring Harbor antiques show

The Cold Spring Harbor Fire Department Antiques Show,  9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, features vintage clothing, furniture, accessories and more at Library Park, Main Street (Route 25A), across from the firehouse.

Admission to the show, which features formal 18th and 19th century furniture as well as quilts, silver, prints, clocks and unusual decorative objects, according to organizers,...

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Two energy events in town

The not-for-profit organization Renewable Energy Long Island (RELI) is hosting two free events in Huntington in October in an effort to encourage a greener and cleaner Long Island.

On Friday, Oct. 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., three solar-powered homes — in East Northport, Huntington Station (above) and Greenlawn — and the National Grid facility in Melville will be featured...

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Winds lead to Dix Hills fire

High winds in the Huntington area Monday knocked down part of a tree on Wolf Hill Road near Winthrop Drive, taking with it a primary wire and starting a fire in the brush. LIPA and Dix Hills Fd responded to the scene.

Text and photo by Peter Walden Sr....

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Food drive for Island Harvest

Legis. Steve Stern (D-Huntington), chairman of the Veterans and Seniors Committee, is teaming up with Island Harvest to collect non-perishable food items for area food pantries. Please join Stern and volunteers to help needy families.

The collection is to take place at the Super Stop & Shop, 421 Commack Rd., Deer Park, on Saturday, Oct. 3, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.Nancy P. Jacobsen is a legislative...

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