Veterans Gather in Support of Others

Veterans and others gathered Sunday to support their own, collecting personal care items for former members of the service in need of assistance. The event, held at Walt Whitman High School, included a car show and music. The collection was part of Operation Enduring Care, Read More …

Veterans Honored With Ceremony in Greenlawn

Veterans Day was marked Friday in Greenlawn with the American Legion, firefighters, Scouts and others saluting those who have served throughout the decades in the American military. Several organizations stepped forward to place wreaths at Greenlawn Memorial Park hosted by American Legion Post 1244. In Read More …

Commemoration, Lights to Honor Veterans

American Legion Post 1244 will host a Veterans Day commemoration on Nov.11 in Greenlawn. The service will begin at 11 a.m. at Greenlawn Memorial Park, at the corner of Pulaski Rd. and Broadway. Veterans, government officials and members of the public are expected at the Read More …

Huntington Honors Veterans With Inaugural ‘Army-Navy’ Game

    The Town of Huntington recognized veterans Saturday with a thriller “Army-Navy” high school football game won 27-26 by Harborfields. The  ceremony was designed as a remembrance of Fred Amore of East Northport. The  – Vietnam veteran, Purple Heart recipient and longest serving commander Read More …

Car Show to Benefit Veterans in Need

A car show hosted by the American Legion Greenlawn Post 1244 and the Centurion Cruisers Car club will benefit a veterans program. The Nov. 13 show, booked for Walt Whitman High School, will run from 9 am. to 2 p.m. It will benefit Operation Enduring Read More …

Roy Beach, 96, Dies; World War II Navy Veteran

Firematic services are scheduled Thursday night for Roy Beach, a World War II veteran and lifelong member of the Levittown and Eaton’s Neck Fire Departments. The Navy veteran, who was 96, died Oct. 1. Visitation at the Nolan Funeral Home Thursday from 2-5 and 7-9 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 …

Honors for Veteran, 90, Who Served in Air Force, Navy

John Geiss, a veteran who served in two branches of the U.S. military, was honored Tuesday night for his 90th birthday. Family, friends, fellow veterans and elected offiicials, including Suffolk County Legislator Stephanie Bontempi, Town Clerk Andrew Raia, Town Councilmen Sal Ferro and Gene Cook, Read More …

Huntington Honors Its War Dead

The Town of Huntington honored its war dead Sunday with a laying of wreaths, a three-volley salute and the playing of taps, in a moving ceremony at Town Hall. Veterans of at least three wars–World War II, Korea and Vietnam–were on hand and helped lay Read More …

Runner Launches Marathon Series in Huntington

Ultra-runner Eva Casale kicked off her sixth year of completing seven marathons in seven days with a flag-waving sendoff from Town Hall on Sunday. Casale will run a different course each day, throughout Long Island before wrapping up the series in her hometown of Glen Read More …

Ultra-Marathoner to Start Series in Huntington to Support Veterans

Ultra-marathoner Eva Casale will start her series of seven marathons in seven days, kicking off Sunday in Huntington. It is the sixth year Casale has run the series, which raises funds for veterans. The event will begin with an opening ceremony hosted by Huntington Supervisor Ed Read More …

Suozzi Denounces Plan That Would Cut Services at Northport VA

U.S. Rep Tom Suozzi denounced the surprise news Wednesday that the Veterans Administration is considering significant changes at the VA Medical Center in Northport. The Northport Observer first reported last week that the VA was considering such changes as closing the center’s emergency room and Read More …