High School Senior Stabbed To Death

High School Senior Stabbed To Death

Walt Whitman High School senior Maggie Rosales was stabbed and left for dead this past Sunday, continuing a vicious string of Huntington Station violence that has included two other stabbings just this past summer alone. 

Read on to learn more about this tragic occurrence, along with what efforts are being made to try and stop this overarching trend of acute 'Station violence' that been taking place for years now.

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Entire Gerard Street Lot Will Open For Fall Festival

Entire Gerard Street Lot Will Open For Fall Festival

An estimated 150 parking spaces (which had been closed for a months-long overhaul of Huntington village’s Gerard Street lot) are officially ready for use this weekend - just in time for the Long Island Fall Festival in Heckscher Park!

Read on for the full story, including how long these spaces will stay open for, and when the second phase of construction will begin!

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Burned Building Plans Off To ZBA

Burned Building Plans Off To ZBA

Plans to rebuild the burnt-out commercial building at 425 New York Ave. in Huntington are headed to the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) Oct. 23.

Revised plans for the proposed three-story, mixed-use building – which would earmark the first floor of the 13,274 square-foot structure for retail, and the two stories above for a total of 10 apartments – already received the green light from the town planning board.

Read on for the full scoop on this plan, including exclusive images of what the new space is proposed to look like if all goes as intended!

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Hibernians Welcome St. Patrick’s Parade Grand Marshal, Father Stephen Donnelly

Hibernians Welcome St. Patrick’s Parade Grand Marshal, Father Stephen Donnelly

Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day? Time to party!

Huntington Hibernians packed the bar at Finley’s at Green Street for the Halfway to the Parade celebration Sunday, where Fr. Stephen Donnelly, an associate pastor at St. Patrick’s Church in Huntington village, was formally introduced as the parade’s grand marshal!

Read on to learn more - both about the parade, and about this very Irish celebration that preceded it!

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$6.5M Route 25A Overhaul Recently Began

$6.5M Route 25A Overhaul Recently Began

A $6.5-million project that will result in the repaving of more than 10 miles of Route 25A recently began, marking the start of an extensive construction project that will span the entirety of the Huntington Township.

Read on to learn the full scoop on the project, including what days and times construction will take place so you don't get stuck in your travels! 

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First Phase of Gerard St. Lot Construction Near Completion

First Phase of Gerard St. Lot Construction Near Completion

Almost three months after a tow truck tear overhauled nearly two-thirds of the 235-space Gerard Street parking lot, there is smooth pavement atop now-level ground. The development signifies the near conclusion of the construction project and the imminent reopening of over 100 blocked-off parking spaces.

Read on to find out when the first phase of construction is projected to be completed by, what construction will come next, and how the local businesses are being affected by the matter!

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The Casket Showroom

The Casket Showroom

Centerport resident Debbie Carbone writes a moving piece in the Opinion section of our latest issue dealing with death, shopping - and her reflections on the grim reality of when the two meet.

Filled with powerful anecdotes and advice to all readers who have dealt with (or are dealing with) the death of a loved one, this is a piece we highly recommend to everyone.

Click through to read the piece in its entirety!

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Parking Revenue $1.6M Short

Parking Revenue $1.6M Short

A delayed roll-out of the town’s new multi-meter parking system and technical glitches has resulted in the Town of Huntington coming up $1.6 million short of revenue projections, town officials have confirmed.

The town had budgeted for $3,053,000 in parking meter and ticket revenue in 2014, but is only expected to bring in $1.2 million, according to budgets.

Read on to learn how this significant shortfall occurred, how the Town will account for it, and what steps will be taken moving forward!

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Art Comes Alive And ‘Off The Walls’ At Fair

Art Comes Alive And ‘Off The Walls’ At Fair

SPARKBOOM hosted its second annual “OFF THE WALLS: Block Party + Street Fair” last Saturday at Mt. Calvary Holy Church in Huntington.

The New York State grant-funded project hosted by the Huntington Arts Council, works to “expose emerging creative talent on Long Island, [in the Gen-Y population]” said spokesman Raj Tawney.

There were multiple bands, performers, art exhibits, and even a face painter and BMX stunt show!

Read on for the full scoop, including our gallery of photos from the event!

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