Teen Turns Commitment to Help Others Into Birthday Box Project

A Cold Spring Harbor teen has turned her empathy into an ongoing project to provide books and toys to children at their yearly medical checkups. Sylvie Schneider focuses on 6-year-olds through her Birthday Box Foundation, packing boxes with a variety of toys and books ranging Read More …

Northport Celebrates Second Pridefest

 Northport continued its Pride celebration Saturday with Pridefest events and activities in the Village Park. Vendors, organizations offering their support to the lgbtqia+ community, music and more filled the park. People, booths, children and even dogs were festooned with the colors of the rainbow Read More …

Engeman Theater to Host Fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House

Engeman Theater will host a fundraising concert Tuesday to help build a new Ronald McDonald House in Stony Brook. Singer Anthony Nunziata will perform from his repertoire of songs, including pop standards, classic jazz, and original music. Opening for him is former American Idol contestant Read More …

Greenlawn Wiffle Ball Tournament to Fund Charities

The Greenlawn Civic Association and the St. Vincent de Paul Society are inviting residents to join in a charity wiffle ball  tournament on June 15. Proceeds benefit outreach efforts of  the society and the GCA, helping to fund their annual scholarships and provide food and Read More …

Stamp Out Drive Collected 382,000 Pounds of Food

The Stamp Out Hunger food drive collected more than 300,000 pounds of food, Island Harvest Food Bank said Wednesday. The drive was conducted May 11, with donations left by mailboxes and collected by US Postal Service workers. Randi Shubin Dresner, president and CEO of Island Harvest Read More …

Food Drive to Kick Off With 7 Collection Dates

The fourth annual Power to Feed program returns this  week, with PSEG Long Island, Island Harvest Food Bank and Stop & Shop teaming up to collect food for those in need. The first in-person collection event is scheduled at  a Massapequa Stop & Shop Friday Read More …

Juneteenth Scholarships, Ceremony Planned

Students who live in Huntington are eligible for scholarships that will be awarded in recognition of the Juneteenth holiday. Awards of $500 each will go to eight students from schools located in Huntington. Winners will be recognized at a Juneteenth ceremony on June 22 at Read More …

Happening This Week: Ribbon Cutting, Cleanups

Tuesday Einstein’s Attic Huntington is having a ribbon cutting Tuesday, with an added twist: the public is invited to bring their own scissors and help cut the ribbon. The store is at 267 Main St., Huntington. Ribbon cutting at 5 p.m.; participants should arrive by Read More …

Town Board Honors Long-Time Dispatcher on Her (Nearly) 100th Birthday

The Huntington Town Board honored Mary Brenner for her long service to the Huntington Community First Aid Squad. She’s just about to turn 100 years old. Read More …