Pipe Break Floods Dining Hall at Helping Hand Rescue Mission

The dining hall at Helping Hand Rescue Mission was severely damaged overnight when a water pipe burst in the severe cold and flooded the building, the Rev. Kim Gambino said Monday morning. “I woke up the sound of the water alarm in the dining room Read More …

On Land and Sea, Parades and Other Holiday Celebrations

The holiday season is fast approaching, with boat and street parades, road runs, Menorah and Christmas tree lightings, the arrival of Santa and more. The Huntington Holiday Spectacular gets underway Nov. 27 on Wall Street and continues through Jan. 2, featuring music, lights and some surprises.  Read More …

Rabbi Asks Northport Board’s Help to Block More Anti-Semitic Acts

A rabbi whose Hebrew school students were accosted by a man during a Rosh Hashanah ceremony in Northport has asked for police presence next year. Rabbi Ian J. Silverman of the East Northport Jewish Center said pupils were participating in a ceremony Sept.14 involving the Read More …

South Huntington Jewish Center to Welcome New Rabbi

Rabbi Orrin Krublit of Orlando, Fla., will become rabbi of the South Huntington Jewish Center in Melville  on Aug.1. He will succeed Rabbi Ian Jacknis, who retired after serving the center for 28 years. The Conservative center said that Rabbi  Krublit was born in Florida, Read More …

Huntington Author Explores Jewish Roots of ‘Superman’

Huntington author Roy Schwartz has recently published a book entitled “Is Superman Circumcised? The Complete Jewish History of the World’s Greatest Hero.” Schwartz says that throughout the book he “explores the development of the comic book field” and concentrates on the “Jewish roots of the Read More …

Huntington Residents Prepare for Passover, Easter Celebrations

Helping Hand Rescue Mission and Huntington Assembly of God volunteers handed out hundreds of Easter baskets Saturday.  Meanwhile, Jewish residents were preparing for Passover, which will begin Saturday at sundown. Volunteers, including members of the Order of the Eastern Star, distributed baskets to families who Read More …

Former Priest Talks About Life in Addiction

Former priest Stephen H. Donnelly talked about his descent into addiction  on Wednesday talking with Joanie Sigal, host of The Addiction Podcast: Point of No Return. Donnelly, who served at St. Patrick’s Church in Huntington, recently wrote a book, “A Saint and a Sinner: The Read More …

Interfaith Gathering to Celebrate Life of Dr. King

Interfaith leaders and organizations will gather Jan. 17 for a virtual celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and a discussion about healing racial divisions on Long Island. The  program is an interfaith service that will focus this year on the response Read More …