Town of Huntington

No. 499: In which Vasco da Gama resurfaces – and moms, PPE and coconut pies have a day

  The mother of all weekends: Welcome to Friday, dear readers, as we wrap up another work-from-home workweek and kick off a bittersweet, locked-down Mother’s Day weekend. Freedom (to choose): It’s May 8 out there, and if states aren’t being liberated as quickly as you’d like, perhaps you’ll find solace in the Czech Republic’s Liberation Day. If not, try Parents Day in South Korea, Veterans Day in Norway or World Red Cross Day. Cream of…


No. 456: A closeup look at Hubble, Feinstein’s finest and the Moon men of Garden City

  Tipping point: Over the hump we go, dear readers, as we speed into the second half of this autumnal week of innovation and economic development. It’s Nov. 20 out there – National Name Your PC Day, and yes, that’s absurd. But what do you expect on National Absurdity Day? Also absurd: Today is also National Pay Back Your Parents Day, as if. Episodic: Before we catch you up on the innovation economy, in honor…


Huntington re-ups with waste-to-energy pro Covanta

By GREGORY ZELLER // A New Jersey-based waste-to-energy innovator has extended its partnership with the Town of Huntington. Covanta Holding Corp., a global provider of waste and energy solutions, will continue operating the Huntington Resource Recovery Facility through December 2024, according to the terms of a new agreement between subsidiary Covanta Huntington and town officials. Opened in 1991, the HRRF is a solid-waste mecca for the towns of Huntington and Smithtown, processing 1,000 tons of…