Car Show Benefits Project for Homeless Veterans

Veterans, friends, car enthusiasts and more came to Walt Whitman High School Sunday to support veterans in need. US Rep. Nick LaLota and Suffolk police were among those attending  the show, sponsored by the Centurion Cruisers Car Club and American Legion Post 1244. Naval sea Read More …

Letter: A Story of Two Veterans

This is the last privilege I will enjoy as your Huntington Town Councilwoman to address our military men and women on Veterans Day. I want all of our military veterans to know how much I love them, will continue to love them, and how grateful Read More …

Albert A. Statton III Dies; Army Veteran, Firefighter

Albert A. Statton III, a firefighter and an Army veteran who served other veterans in need, died Sunday. Statton was born in 1951. Statton founded Operation Enduring Care in 2009, providing meals and comfort items to residents of the homeless shelter at the VA hospital Read More …

Veterans Day Services Planned

The Town of Huntington will commemorate Veterans Day with services Sunday in front of Town Hall. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, American Legion Post 1244 will honor  veterans with a service in Greenlawn. The service, at 11 a.m., Read More …

Veterans Day: Greenlawn Commemoration; ‘Operation Green Light’

American Legion Post 1244 will commemorate veterans with a service Nov. 11 in Greenlawn. The service, at 11 a.m., is scheduled for Greenlawn Memorial Park at the corner of Pulaski Road and Broadway. It draws crowds of students, families, elected officials and veterans. The ceremony Read More …

How a Vietnam Vet Found Peace and Purpose 40 Years Later

He was the first Vietnam veteran to enter Harvard University and was a highly successful marketing executive. But Jack McLean is best known as a best-selling author. When his first book, Loon: A Marine Story, was released in 2009, he hardly expected its success. It Read More …

Kiwanis Club to Place Flags at Huntington Town Hall

Volunteers from the Kiwanis Club of Huntington will be placing American flags on the front lawn of Town Hall on Saturday. The “Field of Honor” flags will honor current and past veterans of American military service. The 3 x 5-foot flags are mounted on 8-foot Read More …

Huntington Honors the Fallen

Huntington honored those lost in military service to the country, with a laying of wreaths Sunday at Town Hall. Supervisor Ed Smyth, who served as a sergeant in the US Marine Corps Reserve, led the ceremony, which included a rifle salute, performance by the Northport Read More …

Elwood Schools Mark Memorial Day

The Elwood school district marked Memorial Day on Friday with the arrival of Marine helicopters, a silent drill team, a band and a salute to veterans. The Marine contingents were led by the arrival of Lt. Gen. Brian W. Cavanaugh, who singled out the Korea Read More …

Five Parades Scheduled on Memorial Day

Parades are scheduled around Huntington on Memorial to honor members of the military service who have been lost to war. The Greenlawn Fire Department is hosting the first parade at 9 a.m.  It starts on East Maple Road and Broadway and continues to Broadway/Greenlawn and Read More …

Stern’s Legislation to Aid Veterans on Home Ownership, Business

Legislation sponsored by State Assemblyman Steve Stern will protect veterans against fraud and support veterans who are business owners, Stern and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone said Thursday. One piece of legislation protects prospective homebuyers, who are veterans using a VA loan, from fraud by Read More …

LaLota Joins Military Veterans Caucus in House

Rep. Nick LaLota, R-Amityville, a veteran of the US Navy, has joined a bipartisan group of miltiary veterans in the House of Representatives. “For centuries, Military Veterans have put our country first,” said LaLota, who represents Huntington. “Now in Congress, I am pledging to put our country before Read More …