Guards in Place to Protect South Huntington Schools

Security officers whose hiring was just approved last week began working Monday at South Huntington schools. The guards, who work for Upfront SecurityAssociates, are stationed outside each school building in the district, and carry concealed weapons. Four leaders of the agency, including president Philip C. Read More …

‘Just Salad’ Restaurant Opens in Commack

Just Salad has opened in Commack, one of four new restaurants brought to Long Island by the chain founded in New York City. The restaurant, at 6040 Jericho Turnpike, is marking the grand opening with special promotional offerings: $5 Meal Days: Every customer who orders Read More …

Shuttle to Help Passengers Switch at LIRR Station

The Town of Huntington will provide limited shuttle service to assist Long Island Rail Road customers at the Huntington Station track because the north side elevator has been taken out of service. Passengers needing to move from one side of the tracks to the other Read More …

Letter: Response to Hochul Housing Plan Is Hypocritical

Former Huntington Councilman Mark A Cuthbertson, chairman of Huntington Town Democratic Committee, challenges Supervisor Ed Smyth on housing response. Read More …

Tobias to Perform at Heckscher Museum ‘First Friday’ Concert

Toby Tobias will be the featured musician at this week’s First Friday event at the Heckscher Museum. The South African-born musician will perform a solo show of his original music.  He said he is looking forward to the program. “Not only is it my hometown, Read More …

Lane of Northern State to Close at Night for Work

The eastbound lane of the Northern State Parkway will be closed between Exit 40 (State Route 110) and Exit 41 (Wolf Hill Road) in Huntington. The work begins Monday, and will run from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. for approximately two weeks, weather permitting, to Read More …

2 Huntington Village Bars Cited After Inspections

Two establishments in Huntington Village were cited Saturday night after inspections by the State Liquor Authority and other agencies. The Ivy Kitchen and Bar at 65 Wall St. was issued three violations by the State Liquor Authority and six violations and one summons by the Read More …

Dix Hills Man Charged With DWI in Crash That Injured Woman

A Dix Hills man was charged with driving while intoxicated after a crash Saturday morning on the Long Island Expressway. Suffolk Polices aid that Sargunvir Sondhi, 26, was driving a 2019 Mercedes Benz G30 east on the Long Island Expressway, near exit 51 in Dix Read More …

George E. Devine Jr. Dies at 92; Had Long Career at Grumman

George E. Devine Jr., a long-time Huntington resident, died Thursday at age 92. Jane Devine, his wife of 62 years, is known for her work in local politics and government. He is also survived by their three children, twins George III and Jane (Campion), and Read More …

South Huntington Schools Name Teachers of the Year

South Huntington schools honored educators from each of its buildings at the Board of Education meeting this week. Chosen Teacher of the Year for the district was Shaka Williams, for his dedication to students as a social worker at Silas Wood Sixth Grade Center. He Read More …

Assisted-Living Residents Honor Holocaust Victims

Residents at Gurwin Jewish-Fay J. Lindner Residences assisted living community honored victims of the Nazi Holocaust  with a candle lighting vigil and ceremony on Friday. “International Holocaust Remembrance Day is a time to honor the 6 million Jews who were killed during the Holocaust and Read More …

Northport School Superintendent Leaving at End of 2023

Northport school superintendent Robert Banzer, announced his retirement Thursday and will be leaving the district by the end of the year. The Board of Education accepted his retirement letter effective Dec. 31. Banzer has served as superintendent for eight years. In a letter to the Read More …

2 Indicted on Charges of Plotting to Kill Huntington Station Man

Two residents have been  indicted on charges that they plotted to rob and kill a Huntington Station man, Suffolk County District Attorney Ray Tierney announced Thursday. Jordan Dekie, 21, of Huntington, and Emily Tague, 19, of Northport, each face several charges. The district attorney’s office  Read More …