Group Walks to Support Drug Recovery

Family and friends gathered Saturday at Heckscher Park to mourn the lost those lost to drug use and support those in recovery. Dr. Jeffrey L. Reynolds, president and chief executive officer of Family and Children’s Association. led the event, encouraging and commending those who in Read More …

Wellness Walk for Recovery at Heckscher Park

A  “Wellness Walk for Recovery” will set at Heckscher Park at 11 a.m. Saturday as part of  National Recovery Month. September is designated to increase opioid awareness, celebrate those who are living in recovery and encourage people to seek help with drug problems. National Recovery Read More …

Whitman Grad Finds Her Role as Scenic Artist

Before finding a job posting, Lindsy Tortorice didn’t know that a career as a scenic artist was even  possible. A crucial part of many good plays is the sets the actors are acting upon.  Scenic artists are people who take the designs from the set Read More …

Rocky Horror, Kids Films on Cinema Arts Schedule for October

The Cinema Arts Centre of Huntington has announced its October schedule of events, including Halloween-themed film screenings,screenings of cult favorites from VHS, film and discussion programs, celebrity appearances, family friendly films and influential silent films. Read More …

Schools, Northwell Partner on Student Mental Health

Northwell Health and several local school districts have partnered to offer students who need urgent mental health care an alternative to a visit to a hospital Emergency Room. The Cohen Children’s Northwell Health Behavioral Health Center at Commack  is Northwell’s first pediatric behavioral health urgent care Read More …

Baby Blessings Program Distributes Diapers and Other Essentials

Scores of parents lined up at Huntington Assembly of God Tuesday to pick up diapers, clothing and toys for their children. The Baby Blessings program is run by Helping Hand Rescue Mission at the church every third Tuesday of the month. Volunteers assisted mothers who Read More …

Veteran Honored for Service to Huntington Community

The Huntington Town Board recognized Albert Statton III,  a 27-year veteran of the U.S. Army and 32-year volunteer for the Greenlawn Fire Department. The honor came last week during the Town Board meeting. Statton is also a three-time cancer survivor whose commitment to the community serves Read More …

Town Board Renames Street for Hindu Leader

The Huntington Town Board voted this week to rename a street in Melville fo  a Hindu religious leader. Deshon Drive will be known as HH Pramukh Swami Drive /Deshon Drive. The renaming is in honor of the centennial birth anniversary  of Pramukh Swami, who was Read More …

Weekend’s Busy Lineup: Parade, Festivals and More

 This weekend in Huntington will be jampacked, from a parade, to pickles, an art festival, a celebration of all things Greek, and the Great Cow Harbor race. With planning, you might be able to make it to all of the events. The Great Cow Read More …

State Declares Emergency Over Polio

New York declared a state of emergency Friday over the discovery of polio in several counties. Evidence of the polio virus has been found in Rockland, Orange and Nassau Counties. A Rockland County man was recently diagnosed with a case of paralytic polio. Other evidence, Read More …

Town Hall Tree Lit for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Huntington officials and several mothers of children lost to cancer lit a tree decorated with gold ribbons Thursday in honor Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Katia Conte, whose daughter Daniela, died  in 2020 at the age of 8 of rhabdomyosarcoma, said that families wanted to put Read More …