Report: ‘Doc’ Spencer Arrested

Suffolk County Legislator Dr. William “Doc” Spencer, a prominent physician in Huntington, was arrested Tuesday in a scheme to trade drugs for sex, WNBC-TV reported Tuesday night. The New York TV station said that he was arrested in an official county car in the parking Read More …

Elliott Gould to Lead Virtual Fundraiser for Cinema Arts

Actor Elliott Gould will lead a virtual fundraiser for the Cinema Arts Centre on Nov. 15 to help the theater recover from the Covid-19 shutdown. Audience members will be able to join him for a Zoom discussion, led by Cinema Arts Centre Co-Director Dylan Skolnick, Read More …

Board OKs Return of the Spirit of ‘Hauntington’

Joking about having ignored dire warnings issued just a few months before the arrival of the Covid-19 epidemic, the Huntington Town Board voted Tuesday to again bill the town as Hauntington for the Halloween season. Last November, a man who identified himself as a bail Read More …

2 Propositions on Suffolk County Ballot

Suffolk County voters will have two propositions before them this year. Both are printed on the back of the ballot. Proposition I would double the length of office of Suffolk County legislators from two to four years.  The 18 legislators would still be limited to Read More …

Op-Ed: Epidemic Deepens Suffolk’s Financial Stress

Suffolk County government is in terrible shape financially. As it has for governments widely, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on Suffolk, more so because almost 50 percent of the county government’s budget is based on the collection of sale tax monies—and people Read More …

Man, 68, Killed in East Northport Fire

An East Northport man died in an early morning fire Monday in East Northport, Suffolk County police said. Edward Woiczechowski, 68, was pronounced dead at the scene at 257 4th St.  by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner. Police Read More …