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SPARKBOOM Block Party Will Be 'Off The Walls'  

In its second season, Huntington organization SPARKBOOM will host its second annual “OFF THE WALLS: Block Party + Street Fair” on Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Mt. Calvary Holy Church of Huntington.

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Town, School Board Leaders Spar  

Several members of Huntington’s town board bristled at comments from Huntington school board leaders during a town board meeting Tuesday, during which school trustees said they felt like they had been left in the dark on development and tax issues that could impact the district, while town board members countered by saying the district had never shared those concerns with the board before Tuesday’s meeting.

Read on for the full story, including both sides' takes on this dicey situation!

Residential Plans Revealed In Renaissance Update  

New residential developments are being considered for a stretch of state-owned parking lots along New York Avenue as part of Huntington Station master developer Renaissance Downtowns' revitalization plans. 

Along the New York Avenue corridor, LIRR commuter parking lots owned by the New York State Department of Transportation are being eyed for 21 “live-work” units, where apartments would be built above commercial space for retail and business use. At the end of the stretch, near the intersection with Church Street, 28 artist’s lofts are proposed.

Read on to learn more about this project, how it could affect the Huntington Station community, and what individuals think of the initiative so far!


CSH Heads To The Silver Screen  

The football field, lockers and library are among the areas of Cold Spring Harbor High School that moviegoers may notice on the big screen come 2015, thanks to an agreement between the school district and Laika Productions, LLC.

The Cold Spring Harbor Board of Education voted Tuesday night to approve the signing of a contract that will allow for the shooting of scenes from a film called “Louder Than Bombs,” starring Jesse Eisenberg, Gabriel Byrne and Isabelle Huppert, on the grounds of the district’s high school – a deal that will bring the district not only screen time, but $5,000 for each of five scheduled shooting days.

Read on to learn the full scoop on this upcoming project!

Hundreds Line Streets For Huntington Awareness Day  

Summer heat made a special appearance on Saturday as hundreds heated up the streets of Huntington Station for the fifth annual Huntington Awareness Day parade and street fair, a celebration of “unity in the community” in Huntington Station.

Read on to learn the full story, as well as to see our exclusive photo gallery chronicling the event!

Whitman's Boyhood Home Honored  

The boyhood home of iconic Long Island poet and journalism trailblazer Walt Whitman will be, by week’s end, designated as a literary landmark – and to the advocates seeking to preserve and enhance the birthplace, those words have great value.

The birthplace of the founding publisher of The Long-Islander is set to be dedicated by the American Library Association’s United for Libraries division as a literary landmark during a special ceremony starting at 2 p.m. Sept. 5.

Read on to learn the full story on this momentous event!