Food Truck Market Coming to Whitman Mall

Walt Whitman Shops will begin hosting a food truck market, featuring foods ranging from jerk chicken to ice cream, zeppoles and funnel cakes.   The event will run for six weeks, Thursdays through Sundays.   “We decided the best method to keep all of our Read More …

Cafe to Debut With Menu Focusing on Healthful Food Choices

A new cafe, this one featuring a mostly vegetarian menu, is getting ready to debut in Huntington Village.   Roots Juice Bar and Cafe, at 392 New York Ave., is owned by Seth Sloan, who said he saw a need in the village for healthy Read More …

Crave Cafe and Bakery Ready to Open on Main Street

A former shoe store at the corner if Main Street and New York Avenue in Huntington is transforming into a coffee shop/bakery and expected to open soon. Crave Cafe and Bakery is owned by Scott Grodsky, who also owns the building, and Peter Raimondi. Grodsky Read More …

Fitterman: Doctors Won’t Be Pressured on Covid-19 Vaccine

As pharmaceutical companies race to produce a Covid-19 vaccine, Huntington Hospital president Dr. Nick FItterman stressed that Northwell Health physicians will vaccinate patients only after it has proven to be safe through extensive testing.   “We will not promote or distribute any vaccinations that have Read More …

Health Department Issues Beach Advisories

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 64 beaches across the county because the level of bacteria exceeds state standards. The beaches are in areas that are heavily influenced by stormwater runoff from the surrounding watersheds or adjacent Read More …

Updated: Lawsuit Filed Over Northport Middle School Health Issues

A parent of a former Northport Middle School student is the lead plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit filed last week against the school district seeking compensation for students for alleged injuries caused by toxic exposure to contamination at the school. Tara Mackey, whose daughter was Read More …

3 Centerport Beaches Closed Because of Bacteria

Centerport Yacht Club Beach, Huntington Beach Community Association Beach, and Fleets Cove Beach in Centerport were closed to bathing Saturday after a finding of bacteria in excess of acceptable criteria. The beaches will reopen when further testing reveals that the bacteria have subsided to acceptable Read More …

Shellfishing Areas to Close for Holiday Weekend

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation said Monday that areas of the Long Island Sound will close this weekend to shellfishing. The closures are imposed during holidays to protect public health from potentially contaminated shellfish associated with increased boating activity in shellfishing waters. Read More …