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Mutilated puppy and its mom reunite in Huntington

Miss Harper, left, a 10-month-old pit bull puppy

(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Miss Harper, the 10-month-old pit bull puppy found with its ears and hind right leg cut off last September, was reunited with its mother at My Pet’s Vet in Huntington on Thursday.

Her mother Missy, 7, was a victim of overbreeding, and Miss Harper was in one of her litters.

Missy was surrendered by her owners Wednesday and taken by the Nassau County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty...

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Roundup: Common Core forum, hunter-safety course set

People protest at the Common Core Education Forum

(Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara)


Common Core forum to be held

An educational forum discussing the Common Core curriculum has been scheduled for tomorrow night in Huntington Station.

The Greater Huntington Civic Group plans to host “Common Core & More" March 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the VFW Post 1169 at 210 West Pulaski Rd.

“Many of our members had expressed concern about various aspects...

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Town of Huntington adds bus service to Target store

An exterior view of the new Target store

(Credit: Daniel Brennan)

The town-operated bus system in Huntington has added service to the Target store on Jericho Turnpike in Huntington Station.

Huntington Area Rapid Transit (HART) buses running on the H20 and H40 routes stop in front of the store, in the parking lot east of the front entrance. The new stop means passengers will no longer have to cross Jericho Turnpike to reach the store.

The service started...

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Roundup: Civic Saturdays in Huntington, financial aid tips

democrat Tracey Edwards, Huntington Town Council member on

(Credit: Ed Betz)


Board member plans 'Civic Saturdays'

Huntington’s newest town board member plans to hold Civic Saturdays, a monthly meet and greet with residents at local libraries.

Tracey Edwards, elected in November, plans to select a different library in town to visit every few weeks to listen to residents’ questions, concerns and recommendations.

“There are more and more people...

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Gary Melius gets town OK on Oheka Castle filing extension

Gary Melius, owner of Oheka Castle in Huntington,

(Credit: Jessica Rotkiewicz)

The Huntington Town Board has approved a one-year extension to developer Gary Melius to file paperwork related to his proposed senior housing development on the grounds of Oheka Castle.

Town officials said they gave Melius more time to file the paperwork — which was due in about two weeks — because the 69-year-old was shot in the head last week on the castle’s grounds.

Melius plans to...

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