Beach in Centerport Closed by Bacteria Levels

Huntington Beach Community Association Beach in Centerport is one of three beaches in Suffolk closed Friday because of the high levels of bacteria. Also closed were Islip’s Lake Ronkonkoma Beach, and Bayport Beach in Bayport. According to Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Dr. Gregson Pigott, Read More …

Pool Owners Asked to Monitor for Beetles

The state Department of Environmental Conservation is asking swimming pool owners to participate in DEC’s annual Asian Longhorned Beetle Swimming Pool Survey. During late summer, Asian longhorned beetles (ALB) emerge as adults and are active outside of their host tree. The goal of the survey Read More …

Huntington Hospital Awarded Top Rating

Four Northwell Hospitals, including Huntington Hospital, have been ranked in the top 50 in medical specialty areas, according to US News & World Report. Huntington Hospital was ranked 10th-best in the state and 12th in the region, and its orthopedics (44th) program achieved national status Read More …

Huntington Officials Plead for DWI Reduction, Driving Safety

Huntington officials, Suffolk County police and the parents of a young victim of a drunken driver pleaded Wednesday for residents to drive more safely. Insp. William Scrima, commanding officer of the Second Precinct, said, “We all know how painful 2020 was for everybody and were Read More …

Local Students Complete College Studies

Local students completed their undergraduate or master’s degree programs recently. Here are just a few. Montclair University Jennifer Treubig of Commack graduates with a BS in Nutrition and Food Science from Montclair State University having completed requirements as of Spring 2021. The University held 16 Read More …

D-Day Flight Re-Enactment Program to Include 3 World War II Vets

Three World War II veterans, including Gene Leavy of East Northport, will take part in a program that re-enacts the D-Day invasion Saturday at the American Airpower Museum in East Farmingdale. Leavy, 95, who enlisted in 1943 and later fought in the Battle of the Read More …

Melville Tops Covid-19 Vaccination Rate; Huntington Station the Lowest

Melville has the highest percentage of residents in the Town of Huntington who are vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus, according to figures released Monday by New York State. The database uses ZIP Codes to break down vaccination information, and shows Melville’s vaccination rate at 81.4 Read More …