Most young people enjoy a good contest and the 20th annual Huntington Youth Writes is definitely that, and more. The competition is open to students across the town enrolled in grades 4-12. The Huntington School District is looking for its students to be strong contenders for contest awards.
Lexi Helburn is putting her awesome talent to good use. The Huntington High School junior will be exhibiting her photographic art at the Cold Spring Harbor Library to benefit the Huntington-Oyster Bay Audubon Society’s program that helps support Maya girls in Guatemala continue their education on the topics of sustainable farming, leadership and environmental conservation.
Three Huntington High School students were among a group of sensational teenagers honored at the town’s 24th annual Hispanic heritage celebration at the Adam Spector Auditorium at Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School last Friday night.
There are few people in the town today who know about the speech given by President Theodore Roosevelt on July 4, 1903, in what was then an open field just north of the present day intersection of New York Avenue and Gerard Street in Huntington village. TR was on hand as the guest speaker at the 250th anniversary celebration of the town’s founding.
The Huntington School Board approved an agreement with the Town of Huntington relating to the town’s youth court program. The district committed to the town and related agencies “access to school buildings for the purpose of meeting with students, obtaining student volunteers, training student volunteers and as otherwise reasonably necessary.”
Chas Forte is a hero. Literally. The Huntington High School junior helped save the life of a 41 year old man who nearly drowned off Wincoma Point in Huntington Harbor.
It won’t be long before Quinn Blackburn heads north to Syracuse University for the start of his freshman year, but prior to starting classes there the Huntington High School Class of 2018 member was presented with a scholarship by Appliance World.
Erica Vazquez is an impressive young woman. She’s intelligent, articulate and a leader and the teenager has a heart of gold.
Huntington is a suburban community located on the north shore of Long Island, approximately 40 miles east of New York City. The Town of Huntington has an ethnically diverse population of over 200,000. As a leading summer recreation area, the town takes full advantage of its prime location on the Long Island Sound. Huntington's location provides easy access to Long Island's major highways. The Long Island Rail Road and the town's own bus system offer convenient public transportation.
Surrounding the historic Huntington Village Green, the shops, restaurants and theaters blend in with restored colonial homes, museums and parks to shape one of Long Island's major towns. Within minutes of the village center, business offices, shopping malls and colleges attract many community residents. Long known as a Suffolk County cultural center, Huntington has its own thriving Arts Council.