Libraries Lining Up Summer Programming

The libraries in the Town of Huntington are gearing up for special programming during the summer. Here are just a few of the many events, classes, lectures and more that are happening in the coming weeks. Read More …

Chorus Members Lift Their Voices Out of Love for Music

In their regular jobs, they are doctors, professors, entrepreneurs and other walks of life. But since 2014, the music lovers have been the Sound of Long Island, an Asian-American chorus that performs at a variety of events around Suffolk and Nassau Counties. The group began Read More …

Wreaths, Parades to Mark Memorial Day in Huntington

Memorial Day weekend in Huntington will be filled with commemorations and parades. The Town of Huntington of Huntington will lead off the salutes with a laying of wreaths at Town Hall at noon. Wreaths will be placed at monuments for both world wars, the Korea Read More …

Woman Killed in Dix Hills Crash; 2 Others Injured

A woman was killed Friday in a crash Friday in Dix Hills. Suffolk County police said that Donna Locicero, 63, of Dix Hills was westbound on Vanderbilt Parkway at Village Hill Drive when her vehicle crossed into the eastbound lane and collided with a 2006 Read More …

Man Sentenced in ‘Birth Tourism’ Scheme

A Patchogue man was sentenced Tuesday to 27 months in federal prison for for conspiring to commit health care and wire fraud in connection with a “birth tourism” scheme that he operated in Suffolk County. Ibrahim Aksakal, 50, was sentenced by United States District Judge Read More …

Fundraiser for Teacher Severely Injured in Fall at Home

A Dix Hills man who was severely injured in  a fall in front of his house has undergone multiple surgeries, but his family says he is likely paralyzed for life. Gerry Gianutsos, 46, who teaches music in Queens, slipped and hit his head while getting Read More …

Officials Oppose Requirement to Allow More Apartments

A bipartisan group of officials in Suffolk County denounced a plan Thursday to require all New York State municipalities to permit accessory dwelling units. The requirement is listed in the proposed state budget. Local, state, county and federal leaders gathered at the Suffolk County Legislature Read More …

Dix Hills Fire Department to Host Kids’ Covid-19 Vaccinations

The Dix Hills Fire Department will host a Covid-19 vaccination site for children Wednesday. The site, at 115 East Deer Park Road, will offer the  Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine from 2-7 p.m. for children 5 and up. It is one of 17 new #VaxForKids pop-up vaccination sites Read More …

Coltrane Home Gets $1 Million Grant From Mellon Foundation

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a $1-million grant to the historic John  and Alice Coltrane Home in Dix Hills. The multi-year grant will continue the preservation of the home of the influential musicians, increase organizational capacity, expand programmatic offerings and allow the hiring Read More …