Huntington’s National Night Out drew a large crowd Tuesday, including elected officials, Suffolk County police brass, nonprofit groups and families.
Several community groups, including Huntington Assembly of God, Tri-CYA, Helping Hand Rescue Mission and Long Island Cares, were on hand at Manor Field Park to provide information about services.
Several kids collected bicycles and helmets won through a raffle, while others enjoyed food, a chance to use a bounce house and play other games.
Among the many police on hand were the Second Precinct commander, Inspector Kevin Williams, and his predecessor, William Scrima, who is now executive officer of the chief of patrol’s office for the department.
Designed as a way for police and the public to interact, National Night Out was established in Pennsylvania in 1984 as a community-building event.