St. Hugh Church to Host Covid-19 Vaccinations on Tuesday

St. Hugh of Lincoln in Huntington Station will host Covid-19 vaccinations on Tuesday, the governor’s office said Saturday. It is one of eight church host sites in the state added Saturday to the list of providers, and is the only one so far in Suffolk Read More …

Former Priest Talks About Life in Addiction

Former priest Stephen H. Donnelly talked about his descent into addiction  on Wednesday talking with Joanie Sigal, host of The Addiction Podcast: Point of No Return. Donnelly, who served at St. Patrick’s Church in Huntington, recently wrote a book, “A Saint and a Sinner: The Read More …

Lou Giani, Legendary Huntington Wrestling Coach, Dies at 86

Lou Giani’s love affair with wrestling began as a junior at Robert L. Simpson High School as
Huntington High School was then known. On the horsehair filled mats in that dusty old room in the
building’s basement, the sport took hold in the teenager’s life, propelling him to the 1960 Olympics and a National Wrestling Hall of Fame coaching career. Read More …

Cuomo Says State on Path to Run Out of Covid-19 Vaccine

The state could run out of its supply of Covid-19 vaccines by Friday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Thursday. Cuomo has been demanding more vaccines from the federal government, noting that the state has administered 93 percent of first doses and 91 percent of first Read More …

Cops: Death of Woman Found in Apartment Was ‘Criminal in Nature’

The cause of death of a woman found dead in her apartment on Monday was “criminal in nature,” Suffolk police said Thursday. She was identified as Mareasa Westcott, 47. The investigation is continuing. There was no further information immediately available. On Tuesday, police reported that Read More …

2nd Precinct Lieutenant Dies of Covid-19

Lt. Robert Van Zeyl, who served in the Suffolk County Police Second Precinct, died Wednesday of Covid-19. He was 60 years old. “Bob was a wonderful person, a dedicated member of our department, and a pleasure to know both personally and professionally,” Inspector William Scrima, Read More …

Covid-19 Variant Found in Suffolk County

Two of the four newest cases of the Covid-19 virus variant were found in Suffolk County, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Wednesday.  Of 185 new deaths reported Wednesday, 21 occurred in Suffolk County. Test Results Reported – 195,409 Total Positive – 13,364 Percent Positive – 6.84% Patient Hospitalization – Read More …