St. Anthony’s High School Celebrates With Mass, Relic

St. Anthony’s High School had a mass and veneration of a relic of Carlos Acutis on Monday. Archbishop Archbishop Domenico Sorrentino, bishop of Assisi-Nocera Umbra-Gualdo Tadino and of Foligno, Italy led the service for Acutis, who died from leukemia at 15 in 2006. The Italian Read More …

St. Patrick’s Parade Returns to Huntington

Irish pride was on full display Sunday afternoon as pipe bands, elected officials, dancers and others came out to celebrate the 88th annual St. Patrick’s parade in downtown Huntington. A year after the Covid-19 epidemic led to the cancellation of the parade in 2021, residents, Read More …

St. Philip Neri Volunteers Pack Meals to Fight Global Hunger

More than 100 volunteers turned out Saturday at St. Philip Neri Church in Northport to sort, measure and pack food that will make meals for others in need around the world. Robbie Gaines of Rise Against Hunger, an international relief organization, said that the work Read More …

Chai Center Trying to Assist Ukrainian Community

A Dix Hills synagogue has been in touch with a rabbi in Ukraine to learn more about the Russian invasion and the status of Jewish residents of the city. Rabbi Yakov Saacks of The Chai Center said that the synagogue talked Thursday on Zoom with Read More …

Pipe Break Floods Dining Hall at Helping Hand Rescue Mission

The dining hall at Helping Hand Rescue Mission was severely damaged overnight when a water pipe burst in the severe cold and flooded the building, the Rev. Kim Gambino said Monday morning. “I woke up the sound of the water alarm in the dining room Read More …

On Land and Sea, Parades and Other Holiday Celebrations

The holiday season is fast approaching, with boat and street parades, road runs, Menorah and Christmas tree lightings, the arrival of Santa and more. The Huntington Holiday Spectacular gets underway Nov. 27 on Wall Street and continues through Jan. 2, featuring music, lights and some surprises.  Read More …

Rabbi Asks Northport Board’s Help to Block More Anti-Semitic Acts

A rabbi whose Hebrew school students were accosted by a man during a Rosh Hashanah ceremony in Northport has asked for police presence next year. Rabbi Ian J. Silverman of the East Northport Jewish Center said pupils were participating in a ceremony Sept.14 involving the Read More …

South Huntington Jewish Center to Welcome New Rabbi

Rabbi Orrin Krublit of Orlando, Fla., will become rabbi of the South Huntington Jewish Center in Melville  on Aug.1. He will succeed Rabbi Ian Jacknis, who retired after serving the center for 28 years. The Conservative center said that Rabbi  Krublit was born in Florida, Read More …

Huntington Author Explores Jewish Roots of ‘Superman’

Huntington author Roy Schwartz has recently published a book entitled “Is Superman Circumcised? The Complete Jewish History of the World’s Greatest Hero.” Schwartz says that throughout the book he “explores the development of the comic book field” and concentrates on the “Jewish roots of the Read More …