HUNTINGTON – Huntington Police officers are putting down their razors and letting their beards grow for No Shave November in an effort to raise funds for children with cancer.
HUNTINGTON – The City of Huntington will receive $608,350.13 that will be used for paving projects next spring as a result of an antitrust settlement between 11 asphalt and paving companies and the West Virginia Department of Transportation and six local governments.
Mayor Steve Williams has announced that Trick or Treat in Huntington city limits is being moved to 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31. The weather forecast is calling for rain on Thursday, Oct. 29, the date that was set by the Cabell County Commission earlier this summer for all of Cabell County.
Mayor Williams joined city officials October 26 in the 900 block of 27th Street to announce another large demolition blitz. In 2017, there were more than 400 structures on the City’s unsafe building list. In 2019, the City launched Project BANE (Blight and Nuisance Elimination). The project resulted in the demolition of 104 unsafe structures and left approximately 100 structures on the list.
HUNTINGTON – A management plan to improve the Hal Greer Boulevard corridor between Washington Boulevard and 3rd Avenue so that it becomes safer for motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists and more conducive to redevelopment has been given approval and will now enter the engineering phase with construction projected to begin in summer 2021.
HUNTINGTON – An expert panel will conduct a public hearing later this month to receive testimony from business owners, educational leaders, residents and internet providers about high-speed broadband in Huntington and surrounding areas and the challenges and opportunities that exist.
HUNTINGTON – Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 14, the City of Huntington will offer free personal protective equipment (PPE) to businesses with 100 or fewer employees. A dedicated phone line (304-696-5536) has been established and will be staffed from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for businesses to place orders. Disposable masks, hand sanitizer, packages of disinfectant wipes, individual sanitizing wipes, gloves and protective eyewear are available.
HUNTINGTON – The second round of paving in Huntington this fall will begin in the near future. Paving usually occurs in the spring and fall in Huntington. This past spring, however, more than $1 million in paving was delayed in the city due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Work on that paving list began in September, and officials with West Virginia Paving notified city officials recently that they were almost completed and would soon begin on the fall round of paving
HUNTINGTON – In support of the Active People, Healthy Nation Initiative, Smart Growth America (SGA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity announced today that Huntington Mayor Steve Williams will be part of the inaugural class of the Champions Institute.
HUNTINGTON – Mayor Steve Williams and Huntington City Council Chairman Mark Bates announced Thursday, Oct. 8, that all city employees will receive a $1,000 supplemental uniform and cleaning allowance for reimbursement of added expenses that employees have incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic.