Founded in 1838 by American poet and legend, Walt Whitman, The Long Islander  has a rich tradition of providing readers in the Town of Huntington with the local news they need, when they need it, while simultaneously maintaining impeccable quality and an eagle eye to detail.

For just under 200 years, The Long Islander has consistently been a household name in Huntington. We do not take this legacy lightly, and our writers and staff work diligently to provide only the best news and local coverage possible.

Wherever you reside in Huntington, you can trust the newspapers of The Long Islander Group to readily provide you with all your local news needs!


This paper provides primary news coverage to the hamlets of

  • Huntington
  • Centerport
  • Cold Spring Harbor
  • Lloyd Harbor
  • Huntington Bay
  • Northport
  • East Northport
  • Greenlawn
  • Huntington Station
  • Commack
  • Elwood
  • Asharoken
  • Eaton's Neck
  • Fort Salonga

Individual copies of this paper can be purchased at the following locations: 

  • A Rise Above Bakery
  • Cold Spring Harbor Plaza Deli
  • Deborah Ann Cards
  • East Northport One Stop
  • 7-Eleven (Halesite)
  • Bay Deli
  • Bagel Works
  • Critics Choice Deli
  • Foodworx
  • Huntington One Stop
  • Book Revue
  • Cafe Portofino
  • D&D Stationery
  • Main Street Stationery
  • Mundays
  • North Country Deli
  • North Shore Pharmacy
  • Park Avenue Deli
  • Park Avenue Stationery
  • Reinwald's Bakery
  • Southdown Cards and Gifts
  • Surf Side Deli
  • Book Revue
  • Northside Deli
  • Northport Harbor Deli
  • Westbrook Cards
  • 7-Eleven (Huntington Station)
  • Danny's Deli
  • Depot Road Stationery
  • Huntington Card & Smoke
  • Oakwood Country Market
  • Whitman Mall Deli
  • Red House Discount
  • IGA Supermarket Center
  • Gourmet Whaler
  • Copenhagen Bakery
  • Westbrook Cards
  • Jones Drug Store
  • Greenlawn Card & Stationary

Peter Sloggatt, Publisher & Managing editor

Peter Sloggatt is the publisher and managing editor for The Long Islander Group's newspapers. He was previously an editor and a reporter for other local newspapers and is the winner of numerous journalism awards from the New York Press Association. Peter has long been active with the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce. Peter also serves on the board of the Townwide Fund of Huntington and was one of the honorees for its 50th anniversary gala in 2010. In addition, he serves on the Huntington Station Awareness Day parade and festival committee, and in 2009 was appointed by the Town of Huntington to the Performing Arts Center Advisory Task Force as well. 

Andrew wroblewski, Editor                  

Andrew Wroblewski is the editor at Long Islander News. He graduated Hofstra University with a bachelor's degree in print journalism. He worked for Newsday, where he contributed several news stories to the web and print arms of the organization. Afterwards, he joined Long Islander News as a reporter, rising the ranks to become its editor. His dedication to the Town of Huntington community drives him to make sure the best possible stories are delivered to the hands of the loyal followers of the organization he serves.


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