Huntington

Rebuilt house on Forest Court in Huntington (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Huntington Resident Praises Town’s Home Blight List

The town has cited 102 homeowners and has collected nearly $40,000 in fines so far. Huntington has spent more than $72,000 restoring dilapidated properties.

09/17/2013

Hurricane Sandy Clean-Up on Huntington, Long Island Oct. 30, 2102 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Task Force Report Says Huntington, L.I. Needs To Be Better Prepared For Next Storm

The report offers dozens of recommendations to improve communications and emergency response, including implementing annual staff training and updating antiquated computer operating systems.

08/13/2013

Long Island Rail Road train (file / credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Long Island Rail Road To Launch Scoot Trains With East Side Access

The planned “scoot” trains would offer faster, more frequent service from places like Brooklyn to Jamaica, Oyster Bay to Mineola, and Ronkonkoma to Riverhead.

07/23/2013

Woman shopping (file/credit: CBS 2)

Experts: Deals In Store Ahead Of July 4 Holiday

Retail experts recommend taking a lap around the stores before taking in the fireworks and barbecues.

07/02/2013

Boat on Long Island Sound. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Boating Speed Limit In Place For Huntington, L.I.

A new speed limit has been instituted for the Fourth of July fireworks show in the waters off the town of Huntington on Long Island.

06/22/2013

Federal agents raided this 7 Eleven in Islip as part of an investigation into a smuggling ring on June 17, 2013. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Feds Raid Several 7-Eleven Stores On Long Island

Federal agents and police raided nearly a dozen 7-Eleven stores on Long Island Monday as part of an investigation into identity theft and human smuggling.

06/17/2013

Home Depot (credit: CBS 2)

Ransom Calls Heard At Trial Of Alleged L.I. Home Depot Extortion Plotter

Daniel Sheehan could face the rest of his life behind bars for planting a dud bomb at a Long Island store.

06/12/2013

The Home Depot

L.I. Man Faces Trial In Alleged Home Depot Bomb Plot

Federal prosecutors say Daniel Sheehan of Deer Park sent an anonymous letter to the manager of a Home Depot store in Huntington last October. The letter said a bomb had been planted there.

06/10/2013

Invasive algae species known as hornwort has taken over a pond in Huntington's Heckscher Park. (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Town Using Non-Native Fish To Combat Invasive Algae Species

Hornwort is a nuisance plant that has literally taken over a popular family park in Huntington. Officials have stocked the pond with grass-eating carp.

05/22/2013

Paul Rice, Alyssa Moore

3 L.I. Parents Busted For Driving Drunk Or High With Kids In Cars

Police arrested three parents on Long Island in recent days for driving while either high on drugs or drunk.

03/23/2013

Krista Kazan (credit: Suffolk County PD)

Police: Pug Puppy Stolen From L.I. Store Returned; Woman Charged

Krista Kazan of Hauppauge was arrested and charged with grand larceny on Saturday.

03/18/2013

Parking Ticket (Photo/Clipart.com, FILE)

Parking Ticket Amnesty Month Coming Up In L.I. Town

April is parking ticket amnesty month in the Long Island town of Huntington.

03/09/2013

George Kanganis (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Cops: Huntington Man Arrested For Stealing From Church Donation Box

An employee at the Church of St. Patrick in Huntington spotted a man taking cash from a candle donation box, Suffolk County Police said.

03/07/2013

Robert Murphy

L.I. Man Charged With Threatening Town Employee Over Parking Ticket

A man was hit with serious charges after yelling threats at a Huntington town employee over a parking ticket.

02/03/2013

Storm Damage in Huntington, NY on Jan. 31, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Thousands Across Tri-State In Dark After High Winds Down Trees, Power Lines

A wind advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Thursday for parts of New Jersey, New York City, Nassau County and parts of Connecticut. That means sustained winds of 30 to 39 mph or gusts of 46 to 57 mph through the afternoon hours.

01/31/2013

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