Fundraising Campaign Set Up for ‘Voice of Long Island’

A fundraising campaign has been set up to assist Terry Bisogno, known as the “Voice of Long Island” for his work announcing hundreds of road races over the years. Bisogno has encountered serious medical problems, according to the campaign. He has announced many several races Read More …

Coalition Encourages Residents to Get Involved in Housing Issues

A housing advocacy organization is reaching out to Huntington residents and asking them to get involved in housing issues. Hunter Gross, president of the Huntington Township Housing Coalition, said the group began texting residents Monday, reaching out to an estimated 20,000 in the first round Read More …

Turkeys Needed for Big Food Giveaway

Andre Sorrentino and friends will be both collecting and giving away turkeys Monday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Sorrentino Family Foundation is expecting to feed an estimated 3,000 people, continuing a tradition begun a few years ago. But they could use more donations Read More …

Auction, Great Chefs Support Family Service League

A  fundraiser to support Family Service League is underway, culminating in the Great Chefs of Long Island event Monday. The 29th annual Great Chefs get-together features 40 Long Island chefs for a tasting of foods and drinks. It supports programs of Family Service League. Visit Read More …

Dix Hills Fire Department Hosting Open House, Fundraiser for Turkey Giveaway

The  Dix Hills Fire Department is planning an open house Sunday, inviting the communiity in for tours and demonstrations of lifesaving measures. Running from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the open house will also offer free blood pressure checks, show residents how  to operate a Read More …

Project Toy Campaign Underway; Thanksgiving Fundraiser Scheduled

Family Service League has launched its Project TOY drive to provide toys and gifts to Long Island children. The Bethpage Federal Credit Union is the lead sponsor of the campaign. The league said it has been able to provide gifts to 6,000 children each year. Read More …

Good Causes: Community Share Day; Chili Cook-Off

The Dix Hills Evangelical Free Church is working with Helping Hand Rescue Mission to create a Community Share Day on Oct. 30. Residents can sign up to give away free items or to receive. Donations could include clothing, household items and other “garage sale” type Read More …

Cinema Arts to Host Conference on Extremism

The Cinema Arts Centre will host a two-day conference in November called Extremism: Confronting Hate Without Fear. The event on Nov. 4-5 will include films, with their filmmakers, along with authors, journalists, experts, and academics on dimensions of the topic of extremism. Topics will include Read More …

Suffolk Federal Credit Union Announces Donation to Mondays at Racine

Suffolk Federal Credit Union has announced a donation of $3,000 to Mondays at Racine, a non-profit organization that provides health, beauty and wellness services to women, men and young adults undergoing treatment for cancer, free of charge, one Monday each month at Racine Salon & Read More …

National Night Out Celebration Set for Aug. 2

Huntington will celebrate National Night Out on Aug.2 with food, music and backpack and other  giveaways at Manor Field Park. As part of the celebration, hours will be extended at the new spray park. The event is co-sponsored by Council Dave Bennardo and the Huntington Read More …

Chapin Bust Has a Hometown Link

When a larger-than-life bust of iconic folk musician Harry Chapin is officially unveiled at the offices of Long Island Cares on Friday, serendipity will have a small role. The late Huntington Bay musician, who died in a crash on the Long Island Expressway on July Read More …

Happening in Huntington: Firemen’s Fair, Board Meetings

Monday The Northport Firemen’s Fair gets underway Monday night at Steers Beach, starting at 7 p.m.  through Saturday. Games, rides and general fun. Tuesday The Town Board meets at 2 p.m. for its monthly session. The public can attend the meeting in person or watch Read More …

Fred Guttenberg’s Voyage From Grief Toward Gun Safety

Many people know Fred Guttenberg, an East Northport native, as a passionate advocate against gun violence. He grew up on Long Island and, like many Long Islanders, moved to Florida. When his brother died of a disease related to 9/11, he and his family faced Read More …