State Program to Aid Homeowners Facing Foreclosure

 Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Monday that New York has won federal approval of a program that will provide up to $539 million to help eligible homeowners avert mortgage delinquency, default, foreclosure, and displacement. Applications for the Homeowner Assistance Fund will be accepted beginning Jan. 3. The NYS HAF Read More …

LIU Collaboration Boosts Huntington Thrift Shop

Students from Long Island University’s Fashion Merchandising & Management program are getting a start on their careers while benefiting a thrift shop in Huntington. The Community Thrift Shop, at  345 Main St., takes gently used or new clothing and home goods, with sales benefiting the Read More …

Atlantique Shop Opens in West Hill

Atlantique opened its showroom of live-edge furniture and other distinctive wooden furniture designs Saturday in West Hills. Owner Nancy Krass has run Atlantique for years, specializing in restoration of antique furniture. Her new shop, at 741a West Jericho Turnpike, features newly created works, ranging from Read More …

Schools: Gingerbread Houses; Blue Devils Beat Wildcats

Huntington High School’s National Honor Society chapter hosted a gingerbread house contest Saturday at the high school. Younger students from the district participated in the event, which included hot cocoa and a movie.   Huntington Beats Whitman The Blue Devils beat Walt Whitman Friday night, Read More …

Omicron Variant Found in Suffolk, New York City

New York State has found five cases of residents infected with the omicron variant of Covid-19, Gov. Kathy Hochul said Thursday night. All five cases have been found in the New York City area, including one in Suffolk involving a woman who recently returned from Read More …

Northern State Lanes to Close for Maintenance Work

One lane of the Northern State Parkway will be closed nights starting next week, the New York State Department of Transportation said Thursday. The closure will occur from 9 pm. to 6 a.m. every night for about three months, between Exit 33 (the Wantagh State) Read More …

Commack Officer Indicted on Charges of Filing Falsified Paperwork

A Suffolk County police officer from Commack has been indicted on charges involving the arrest of a man in February, District Attorney Tim Sini said Thursday. Indicted was Officer Matthew Cameron, 33, a member of the department since 2014. Cameron is charged with offering a Read More …

Injured Man Found in Huntington Was Shot in Bay Shore, Police Say

A man who was shot in Bay Shore Tuesday night drove himself to the parking lot of the Wendy’s restaurant on East Jericho Turnpike, Suffolk police said Thursday. He was taken to a hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. Detectives in the Third Precinct Read More …