Huntington Boat Parade Postponed

The forecast for high winds, including strong gusts, has postponed the Huntington boat parade from Friday to Sunday, the Huntington Lighthouse Preservation Society said Wednesday. The parade will go off starting at 6 p.m., it said. Prizes are awarded in 10 categories: Best in Show, Read More …

State Sites on LI Offering Covid-19 Vaccinations for Kids

The state has 10 mass vaccination sites that offer COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5 to 11 years old. More than 50,000 of New York’s younger residents have received their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine. The following locations administer the vaccine to this age Read More …

Updated: Man Arrested in Pharmacy Robbery

Suffolk County Police arrested a man Wednesday on charges of  robbing an East Northport pharmacy earlier this week. The Major Case Unit detectives arrested Eduardo Martinez for robbing the Stop & Shop, located at 454 Fort Salonga Road, on Nov. 22. Martinez, 33, of West Read More …

Holiday Reminder from the Suffolk SPCA

The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals issued the following reminder about pet safety at the holidays: Things you can do to make Thanksgiving safer for your pet The holiday season is fast approaching. As you prepare for the first family feast Read More …

Schools: Local Teams Bring Home Titles

The Northport High School field hockey team took home the New York State Class A championship following an undefeated 21-0 season, just one day after defeating Clarence High School in the NYS Class A semifinals. Olivia McKenna scored the only goal of the game with Read More …

Philanthropist Joins Cold Spring Harbor Lab Board

Businesswoman and philanthropist Elizabeth Cogan Fascitelli has been elected to the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s board of trustees. “Elizabeth Cogan Fascitelli brings a wealth of corporate, non-profit, and higher education sector experiences to our board,” said CSHL Chair Dr. Marilyn Simons. “Her enthusiasm is an inspiration and Read More …

$75,000 Grant to Aid Program for Veterans

Island Harvest has received a $75,000 grant for its Operation: HOPE, a mobile program of food, supplies and services for veteran communities. Assemblyman Steve Stern, D – Huntington, said that he was able to secure the funding for at-risk Long Island veterans “As a member Read More …

Whitman Takes County Title With 42-7 Win

Walt Whitman beat William Floyd 42-7 Friday night to capture the Suffolk County Division I championship. It was the team’s 11th straight victory this season. When the Wildcats beat Ward Melville last week for their 10th victory, it was the first time the school had Read More …

Commack Man Gets 200 Months for Trying to Aid Terrorist Group

A Commack man was sentenced Friday to 200 months in prison for attempting to provide material support and resources to a terrorist group. Elvis Redzepagic, 30, was sentenced by United States District Judge Denis R. Hurley in Central Islip for trying to help the Islamic Read More …