Volunteers Preparing School Supplies for Children Heading Back to Class

Volunteers are spending Monday organizing and packing school supplies to be distributed to families on Wednesday. The Rev. Kim Gambino of Helping Hand Rescue Mission, said about 1,040 students who registered will receive supplies of binders, backpacks, paper, folders glue, markers and other materials.  There Read More …

Huntington Movie Series Boosts Food Bank Contributions

Residents who enjoyed the Town of Huntington’s free movie series this summer contributed more than 4,000 items to food banks, Councilman Mark Cuthbertson reported Thursday. Because social distancing requirements would have restricted attendance at Crab Meadow Beach, Walt Whitman Shops opened its northeast parking lot Read More …

Sanitizer, Equipment Donated to LI Cares

Long Island Cares in Huntington Station received about 1,000 pieces of personal protection equipment and bottles of hand sanitizer Sunday. The group Pakistani-Americans in the Town of Huntington made the contribution. State Sen. Jim Gaughran, Dr. Sara Siddiqui, and Paule Pachter, CEO of Long Island Read More …

Students Organize to Fight Against Child Marriages

While many college students spend their summers relaxing at the beach with friends, Huntington’s Max Robins and his friends are spending their summer enacting real change against child marriages. After launching ‘Students Against Child Marriages’ just recently, they have already gained hundreds of followers and Read More …

Volunteers Send a Message With ‘Hate Has No Business in Huntington’ Campaign

  A project to promote unity drew more than 60 young volunteers and several town and other officials Friday in Huntington. At a press conference at Heckscher Park, Town Supervisor Chad Lupinacci said, “Huntington really is a slice of everything America is and should be,” Read More …

Grants Helping Fund Meal Distribution Programs

The Health and Welfare Council of Long Island has partnered with  international, national and local non-profit organizations to  address the growing crisis of hunger on Long Island by bringing fresh, hot meals to families in Huntington Station and Roosevelt. update: Pastor Danny Rivera said the Read More …

Beigel Schulman Named Woman of Distinction

Linda Beigel Schulman of Dix Hills has been chosen the 2020 “Woman of Distinction” from the 16th Suffolk County Legislative District. County legislators nominate a woman from their district whose character, leadership and contributions to her community are representative of the best of Suffolk County.  Read More …