Town Honors Crab Meadow Lifeguard

The Town Board recently recognized a lifeguard for her actions in saving two boys. “Today the Town of Huntington will honor lifeguard Hannah Triolo for courageous and honorable actions that avoided a tragedy. With lifeguards on duty daily during the summer season, thousands of summer Read More …

Northport Police Blotter: August 6-12

Northport Village police report the following: INCIDENTS: 08/06 ASHAROKEN AVE Responded to the incident location to assist Asharoken Police locate a missing suicidal male. The officer remained on scene till the subject was located. MAIN ST Responded to the above location for a report of Read More …

Town Honors Special Olympians and Camp Counselors

The Town Board honored two Special Olympic athletes with proclamations last week, and presented awards to camp counselors. Angel Athenas, who has autism, recently won four gold medals at the 2018 Seattle Special Olympics and broke the women’s deadlifting record at the New York Special Read More …

Town Holds Hearing on Historic Site Rezoning

The Town Board held a public hearing Tuesday night regarding the rezoning of a historic site in downtown Huntington,  at the corner of Route 25A (East Main Street) and Park Avenue, from an R-15 residence district to a C-1 office residence district. The change, if Read More …

Northport Police Blotter: July 30-August 5

Northport Village police report the following:   ARRESTS: 08/03 Wong,Jeffrey,55; BROOKLYN,NY CHURCH STREET The listed defendant was issued a field appearance ticket for urinating in public. INCIDENTS: 07/30 WARD AVENUE Responded to the incident location for a report of a leaving the scene of an Read More …

Northport Police Blotter: July 23-29

07/23 OCEAN AVENUE Officer responded to location regarding a male hitchhiking and walking in the street. Officer did speak with the subject who stated he was walking to get his laundry and have lunch. The officer did transport the subject to Scudder/Woodbine Avenue without incident. Read More …

Pediatrician Forms Anti-Hate Group

“Through education we are teaching to stand against hate wherever we see it,” says Dr. Eve Krief, pediatrician and activist, of her organization called Long Island Inclusive Communities Against Hate, or LIICAH. Although always involved in advocacy, Krief says what she witnessed during the “Unite Read More …

Huntington Man Advocates for Employment of Disabled

As John Cronin, a young man who happens to have Down Syndrome, approached graduation from Huntington High School, he pondered what his next step would be. After some thought, he decided he wanted to go into business with his dad. The only challenge was what Read More …

Bill Clinton and James Patterson Stop in Huntington for Book Signing

Kerry McCarthy of Riverhead already camped outside of the Barnes & Noble on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan last month but wouldn’t miss out on another chance to see President Bill Clinton and bestselling author James Patterson, this time a bit closer to home at Book Read More …

Board Dedicates Streets, Replaces AEDs, and Sets up Drone Permits

The Town Board declared last week that two streets are to be renamed after hometown heroes who recently lost their battles to 9/11-related cancer. In other business, the board replaced outdated Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) machines and established a permit procedure for the use of Read More …

Town Holds Hearing on Melville Crossing

The Town Board held a public hearing Tuesday night on the rezoning of a 3.86-acre site in Melville from “R-40” to “R-3M Garden Apartments.” This will allow for the construction of two three-story apartment buildings at the intersection of New Highway and Smith Street, dubbed Read More …