As Lifeguards Leave, Some Town Beaches to Close to Swimming

Huntington lifeguards have begun heading off to college, leading to limitations on what beaches will stay open for the rest of the summer. Starting Saturday, only these beaches will have lifeguard coverage: Asharoken Beach Centerport Beach Crab Meadow Beach Hobart Beach Quentin Sammis West Neck Read More …

Public Hearing Set on Greenlawn Housing Proposal

A public hearing is scheduled for Oct. 16 on a zoning change that would permit the building of 260 residential units  on a property in Greenlawn. If approved, the homes would be built on the site of the closed Greenlawn Equestrian Center, opposite Greenlawn Plaza Read More …

Officers Arrest 4 After Finding Guns in Car Crash

    Four people were arrested on weapons charges early Thursday morning after thei vehicle crashed in Dix Hills and they were rescued by Suffolk County police officers. The police gave this account: Officers Shawn Arigoni and Michael Renna of the First Precinct saw a 2018 Read More …

Huntington Station Unveils a Welcome Sign

  A sign welcoming people to Huntington Station was unveiled Wednesday on New York Avenue, part of efforts by the Huntington Station Business Improvement District to beautify the area. Elected officials praised the organization and president Frank Cosentino for their work. Town Supervisor Ed Smyth Read More …

2 Wanted in Deli Burglary

Suffolk police are looking for two men who burglarized a Cold Spring Harbor business on Aug. 9. The men broke into Gold Coast 2 Go Delicatessen at 147 Woodbury Road, about 4 a.m., and stole a safe and about $700 in cash. Suffolk County Crime Read More …

New Huntington Animal Shelter on Indefinite Hold

Huntington has put its plans for a new animal shelter in Halesite on hold, Supervisor Ed Smyth said Tuesday. The Town Board voted in April 2021 to spend $7 million on the new shelter on Creek Road, next to the historic Crippen House and the Read More …

Huntington Man Charged With DWI After Crash

A Huntington man was charged Tuesday with driving while intoxicated after a crash on the Long Island Expressway, Suffolk County police said. Kenneth Honohan was driving a 2007 Volkswagen Rabbit west on the LIE, near Exit 53, when he lost control of the vehiclethe center Read More …

Elwood Student Takes on e-Sports

An Elwood student participated this summer in an esports invitational, one of 56 chosen from a field of 10,000 candidates. Alexander Luyster, a student at Elwood John Glenn High School, competed in the inaugural Esports Tower Summer Invitational. The  training and development event took place Read More …

Commack Man Among 9 Accused of Organized Crime Roles

Nine men, including a Nassau County detective, were charged Tuesday with racketeering and illegal gambling offenses, the U.S. Attorney General’s Office said. Eight of the nine men have been arrested; the ninth, Joseph Rutigliano, 63, of Commack, remains at large. Two indictments accusing the men Read More …

Chiropractor Admits Insurance Fraud

A  chiropractor pleaded guilty Monday to health care fraud for billing an insurance company for acupuncture services never performed. Peter Adamczak, 65, a Huntington resident with an office in East Meadow,  admitted to submitting more than $1 million in fraudulent claims. Adamczak was not licensed Read More …

Beach Closings Continue

Nathan Hale Beach Club in Huntington Bay is closed to bathing due to the finding of bacteria at levels in excess of acceptable criteria. The following beaches remain closed:  Beech Road Beach in Rocky Point; Sound Beach Property Owners’ Association Beach in Sound Beach, Knollwood Beach, Read More …