NAACP to Honor Women for Contributions

The Huntington NAACP will honor several women serving in government at a luncheon on March 30. Women in NAACP will salute town tax receiver Jillian Guthman, Suffolk Legislators Stephanie Bontempi and Rebecca Sanin, and town council members Brooke Lupinacci and Theresa Mari. The luncheon is Read More …

Moonjumpers to Unveil Beer to Support Food Bank

The Moonjumpers organization will reveal its new IPA beer and beer can artwork on March 1. Portions of the proceeds from sales of the beer from the unveiling  will be donated to support the food bank  efforts at  Tri-CYA. The design was created  by Marni Read More …

Tri-CYA Celebrates Black History Month

 A Black History Month celebration included guitars, dance, spoken word, violin, poetry and storytelling, showcasing the talents of several young Huntington residents. The Tri-CYA celebration at Jack Abrams STEM Middle School featured Dr. Jonathan Lightfoot from Hofstra University as keynote speaker. The celebration’s theme, Read More …

Black History Celebrations Around Huntingon

The Tri-CYA is hosting a Black History Month celebration Thursday evening at Jack Abrams STEM Magnet Intermediate School. Dr. Jonathan Lightfoot, director of Hofstra University’s Center for Race, Culture and Social Justice, will be the keynote speaker at the program, which begins at 7 p.m. Read More …

Group Chooses Friendship Circle to Support

Members of 100 Women of Huntington selected an inclusive program for teens and children Monday night as the latest recipient of its support. The group, which met at Town Hall, includes numerous women who are leaders in business, cultural, medical and other fields. After drawing Read More …

DiNapoli Faults Tax Check-Off Spending

State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli said Friday that , even as the number of personal income-tax check-offs has grown over the last decade, only a fraction of the money has been actually spent on their target purposes each year. An analysis found that In Fiscal Read More …

Townwide Fund Schedules Fundraising Events

The Townwide Fund of Huntington will have its annual meeting Jan. 31 at St. Patrick’s Church. Many of more than 30 nonprofits thatof the Townwide Fund are expected to participate in the meeting with Townwide Fund officers and directors. The public part of the meeting Read More …

Vice President Named at FCA

Family & Children’s Association (FCA), Long Island’s leading health and human services nonprofit organization, recently named Ryan Attard, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. FCA President and CEO, Jeffrey L. Reynolds, Ph.D. made the announcement on behalf of the organization. “I am pleased to welcome Read More …

Ex-County Official to Lead Health & Welfare Council

Former Suffolk deputy county executive Vanessa Baird-Streeter will become president and CEO of the Health & Welfare Council of Long Island. The organization, based in Huntington Station, was previously led by Rebecca Sanin, who was elected to the Suffolk County Legislature, representing the 16th District.  Read More …

Huntington NAACP Celebrates the Holidays

The Huntington branch of the NAACP celebrated the holidays Thursday with a lineup of events that featured Suffolk County Sheriff Dr. Errol Toulon Jr. and a program of tips on public safety. Several  officials participated in the celebration, including Tax Receiver Jillian Guthman, Suffolk Legislator Read More …

Temple Beth El Plans Blood Drive

Temple Beth El of Huntington will host a blood drive on Jan. 8. Donors are reminded to eat and drink beforehand, and to bring identification with name and photo. The drive will operate from 1-7 p.m. Appointments are preferred; walk-ins will be welcomed if space Read More …

Thousands Receive Donations of Food, Clothing

Thousands of residents came to Walt Whitman High School Saturday to collect food, clothing, diapers and other necessities.. Kiora Johnson, founder and executive director of God’s Blessings Plan, said her organization worked with Suffolk County’s social services department to identify communiities where the need for Read More …