Commack Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

A  Commack motorcyclist was killed Friday night when he crashed on Harned Road, Suffolk County police said Saturday. James Coogan, 63, was riding a 2020 Honda Excelsior motorcycle north on Harned Road, west of Florida Avenue in Commack. Suffolk County Fourth Squad detectives are investigating Read More …

‘The Takeout Project’ Delivers Help to Hungry, Restaurants

A project to help the hungry and, simultaneously, Northport restaurants, is in full swing. Dr. Barbara Bolen, a clinical psychologist and a member of the Northport Chamber of Commerce, created The Takeout Project, encouraging people to buy gift cards from Northport restaurants, which are then Read More …

Huntington Opens Warming Center as Cold Settles In

Subzero wind chill weather is predicted from overnight Friday into Saturday morning, the National Weather Service said. Temperatures could sink to -10 into late Saturday morning. In Huntington, Supervisor  Edmund J. Smyth opened the Dix Hills Ice Rink through the weekend as a warming center Read More …

Melville Man Accused of Leaving Dogs in Freezing Cold

The Suffolk Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has charged a Melville man with leaving his four dogs outside in sub-freezing temperatures during the recent cold spell. Roy Gross, chief  of the Suffolk SPCA, said that an officer went to 2 Rope Court, Read More …

Updated: Smyth Invites ‘Betty White Challenge’ Contributions to Animal Shelter

Supervisor Ed Smyth is inviting residents to contribute to the Huntington Animal Shelter as part of the “Betty White  Challenge.” The Betty White Challenge extends throughout the month. Residents are asked to make a reservation to drop off items, though the shelter will be closed Read More …

Police: Girl, 7, Found Unresponsive in Hotel Pool

A 7-year-old girl was found unresponsive in a hotel swimming pool in Melville, Suffolk County police said Thursday. Katlyn Pineda was found unresponsive in a pool by a family member at the Marriott Melville Long Island hotel, located at 1350 Walt Whitman Road, at approximately Read More …

Town to Reopen Beach House, Senior Center for Activities

The Town of Huntington Senior Center will reopen Tuesday for activities only  starting Tuesday, January 18 while it continues to remain closed for indoor dining, and only with reservations. The senior beach house will also reopen Tuesday on a limited basis. The Senior Center will Read More …

Huntington Auto Dealer Fires 2 Employees Involved in Racial Dispute on Train

UPDATED: Empire Toyota of Huntington said Thursday that it had fired two employees who shouted racial slurs at a Latina woman and her family on a Long Island Rail Road train Monday night. “Empire Toyota ownership and management were outraged by the event involving tow Read More …

Restaurant Shut for Renovation; Reopening Expected in April

A McDonald’s restaurant in Huntington has closed for renovations but will reopen in the spring with several new features. The restaurant, at 344 West Jericho Tpke.,  recently was fenced off in preparation for the renovations. McDonald’s said that when the restaurant reopens, it will offer Read More …