Elwood Schools Get Collection of Artifacts on Astronaut Glenn

The Elwood School District has received a collection of documents related to John Glenn, the late US senator from Ohio and a pioneering astronaut whose deeds inspired the district to name the  high school after him. The documents came to the district from Maryland resident Read More …

Updated: East Northport Man Seriously Hurt in Park Avenue Crash

Updated: A truck crashed into a tree Saturday morning at the intersection of Dix Hills Road and Park Avenue, seriously injuring the driver. Suffolk County police said the driver, Constantine Nektaredes, was northbound on Park Avenue about 10:07 a.m. when his vehicle crossed over into Read More …

First Monkeypox Case Found in Suffolk County

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services said Friday that the first case of orthopoxvirus, or monkeypox, had been found in the county.  The person, who was seen by a local healthcare provider, is following isolation protocols at home. Testing for orthopoxvirus was conducted at Read More …

3 Paddleboarders Rescued Off Crab Meadow Beach

Three paddleboarders were rescued Friday afternoon off Crab Meadow Beach, Suffolk police said Marine Bureau Police Officers Robert Reed and Keith Walters responded to a call of a paddleboarder in distress in the Long Island Sound, one-mile off Crab Meadow Beach in Fort Salonga at Read More …

Town of Huntington Adds Newsletter

The Town of Huntington launched a newsletter Friday detailing coming events, highlights of the previous month, a list of government meetings and more. It was emailed out Friday afternoon, and is also viewable at https://huntingtonny.gov/newsletter “We have been hard at work over the last seven Read More …

Huntington Officials Offer Boating Safety Tips, Plan Speed Crackdown

Huntington officials warned boaters Thursday to reduce speeds and offered a variety of other tips to keep people safe over the long Fourth of July weekend. Supervisor Ed Smyth said patrols would be out on the waters to enforce speed limits, including the temporary 5 Read More …

Sunshine and Rain for Holiday Weekend

The long Fourth of July weekend is expected to bring a mix of rain and bright skies, starting Friday with sunshine and a high near 88. Saturday is a different matter. A cold front could bring strong thunderstorms, with the Huntington area expected to have Read More …

State Sets Public Meeting to Review Findings of Northport Cancer Study

The state health department will hold a virtual public meeting July 7 to discuss the findings of a cancer study of people living in the Northport-East Northport School District. The study, released last week, noted a “statistically significant” number of cases of leukemia and other Read More …

Fred Guttenberg’s Voyage From Grief Toward Gun Safety

Many people know Fred Guttenberg, an East Northport native, as a passionate advocate against gun violence. He grew up on Long Island and, like many Long Islanders, moved to Florida. When his brother died of a disease related to 9/11, he and his family faced Read More …

How To: Register a Landscaping Business

Anyone wanting to run a commercial landscaping business in Huntington must register with the Town of Huntington for a permit. There’s a non-refundable fee of $50, which includes a decal for the first vehicle. To apply by mail, send a completed and signed Landscape Registration Read More …

Festival Underway in East Northport

The St. Anthony’s Family Feast & Festival got underway Wednesday night with live music, rides, food, a circus act, and games. In its 29th year, the festival continues Thursday through Saturday on the grounds of Trinity Regional School in East Northport. The feast is sponsored Read More …