Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis appointed a new Surgeon General this week. Dr. Joseph Ladapo, earned his MD from Harvard, and is a professor at the University of Florida, College of Medicine. In his first speech on Covid, Dr. Ladapo stated - with refreshing clarity: “We’re done with fear. That’s something that’s been, unfortunately, a centerpiece of health policy in the United States ever since the beginning of the pandemic. It is over here, expiration date, it’s done.” “The sta
By Nolan Cleary After multiple COVID-19 delays, the 1960's pop band The Monkees has officially begun their farewell tour - and on October 28th, at 8:00PM, are scheduled to perform at the Paramount in Huntington. The Monkees "Farewell Tour" finally began on Friday, September 10 and will continue to run until November. The tour was originally set to start in April of 2020, but had to be pushed back as a result of the COVID-19 lockdowns. Micky Dolenz and Michael Nesmith remain
By Rupert Deedes It is that time of year again – the time to plan a trip to the nearest pumpkin farm to pick up a pumpkin or two. It would be a good idea make the trip sometime during the next two weeks, before the October “pumpkin rush” really begins. Pumpkin pickers should be a bit more selective this year: Experts say that the heavy rains during the summer have caused a fungus called phytophthora to spread into the pumpkin patches. The fungus is not dangerous, but it cause
A north shore institution, Book Revue, will be closing in a few days, leaving a jagged hole - both physical and spiritual - in downtown Huntington and the whole north shore community.
The closing of one local business should not mean so much - but it does - and it was so unnecessary.
Book Revue was opened in 1977 by two local brothers, to buy and sell quality new and used books. The store expanded 20 years ago to include a cafe, and to host authors for book readings and bo
By Nolan Cleary Work is underway at the Huntington LIRR Train Station parking lot. Construction is set to begin September 13th. "This complete overhaul of the South Parking Lot will add parking and public safety enhancements for our local commuters," stated Huntington Town Supervisor Chad Lupinacci. "These enhancements are among many improvements coming to our commuter parking facilities at the LIRR Huntington Train Station, taking place concurrently with the project to repl