Town Board Honors Rescuers of Man Whose Heart Failed

The Huntington Town Board recognized the first-aid teams and others who brought a man back to life after his heart stopped. Councilman Sal Ferro sponsored the proclamation at Tuesday’s board meeting to honor the Dix Hills and Commack fire department responders, Kevin Klis, a passing Read More …

Fitterman Updates Chamber Members on State of Hospital, Healthcare

Dr. Nick Fitterman, executive director of Huntington Hospital, gave members of the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce an update Tuesday on hospital enhancements, new services, medical issues and more. He said the Northwell Family Health Center is expected to open in April at its new Read More …

Fitterman to Speak at Chamber Networking Breakfast

Huntington Hospital will be the focus of a networking breakfast on Feb. 6. The Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce event will feature Dr. Nick Fitterman, executive director of Huntington Hospital. He will update the breakfast participants with a State of the Union on the hospital. Read More …

Dowling Recognized Again as a Top Heathcare Leader

Michael Dowling, president and CEO of Northwell Health has again been named one of the most influential people in healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine. The publication released its list of “The 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare of 2023” in its Dec. 4 issue. Dowing Read More …

Huntington Hospital Enhances Security System

Huntington Hospital will soon see enhanced security systems that will screen for weapons and contraband. The new systems will be in place at two entrances effective Tuesday, the hospital said. The walk-through system, Evolv Express, from Evolv Technology, allows for a touchless experience while screening Read More …

Orthopedic Surgeon Assesses Aaron Rodgers’ Injury

The stunning injury suffered by Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers just minutes into Monday night’s season-opening game is significant and will likely require surgery, acccording to Dr. Adam Bitterman,  a Huntington orthopedic surgeon. While emphasizing that he has not examined Rodgers, Bitterman said that, “Based on Read More …

Huntington Hospital Recognized for Senior Care

Huntington Hospital has been recognized for its care of older adults.  It also was one of 16 Northwell hospitals honored for its treatment of heart disease and stroke patients. The hospital was ranked at the highest level, Age-Friendly Health System Hospital at the Committed Care Read More …

Cancer Foundation Plans Fundraiser

The Handler Hope Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for awareness and research of breast cancers, will have its second annual fundraising event, “A Night Out with 1 North” on Aug. 17. The event is scheduled for 5-9  pm. at Repeal XVIII, 30 Read More …

Huntington Hospital Celebrates a Life With a Moment of Gratitude

  A lot of people doing just the right thing at just the right moment earlier this year saved the life of a Huntington woman, who, with her family, members of the Halesite Fire and Huntington Bay Police Departments, and staff of Huntington Hospital celebrated Read More …