New York Landmarks Lit Up for Pride Weekend

Numerous landmarks will be lit up this weekend to celebrate LGBTQ Pride weekend, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Friday. (Updated with photo) One World Trade Center, Pershing Square Viaduct, Kosciuszko Bridge, Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, Mid-Hudson Bridge, Whiteface Lake Placid Olympic Center, SUNY Central Read More …

Sorority Food Drive Donates Thousands of Items to TriCYA

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated┬«, Sigma Psi Omega chapter, Long Island, NY led by Dr. Michelle Richards, sponsored individual food drives the week before their first collective food donation to TriCYA-Huntington, which consisted of approximately 3,800 items. The chapter will continue hosting the food drive Read More …

Northport Black Lives Matter Vigil Honors Lost

Hundreds of people joined a peaceful vigil Monday night in Northport to remember the lives lost in encounters with police around the country. Suffolk County Legislator William “Doc” Spencer spoke movingly of the steps needed to eliminate racism from society, and his own experiences as Read More …

Racist, Anti-Semitic Graffiti Mars South Huntington School

A racial slur, a swastika and the word “bomb” were scraped into a window at Maplewood Intermediate School over the weekend, South Huntington School Superintendent Dr. David Bennardo said Monday. The defacement was discovered Sunday while many school employees were participating in a rally to Read More …

Protesters March Again for Racial Justice

Protesters once again marched into downtown Huntington Thursday, the third such march, and the fourth protest this week in the wake of the death of a man arrested by a Minneapolis police officer that has led to outcry around the country. Community activist Kevin Thorbourne Read More …

Local NAACP Leaders, Lupinacci Call for Unity

NAACP leaders and the town supervisor issued a joint statement Thursday advocating for unity in the wake of the death of George Floyd, whose death May 25 while restrained by a police officer in Minneapolis has roiled the country. Huntington Town Supervisor Chad Lupinacci, former Read More …