Couple Donates $1M to Huntington Hospital

 Huntington native Douglas Partrick, owner of Heatherwood Luxury Rentals, and his wife, Violetta, have donated $1 million to Huntington Hospital. Partrick, who was born and raised in Huntington, has deep ties  to Huntington Hospital. His mother, Virginia, volunteered at the hospital for 30 years, compiling Read More …

Providers Bring COVID-19 Vaccine to Behavioral Health Community

When it comes to protecting friends and family, the Covid-19 pandemic has caused serious concern, especially among those diagnosed with mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Family Service League and Genoa Healthcare have stepped in to aid their clients in getting access to the COVID-19 Read More …

Splashes of Hope Brings Color and Comfort to Huntington Hospital

Artists with Splashes of Hope created 22 pieces of art that were donated Friday to Huntington Hospital’s Mother and Baby Unit. Splashes of Hope is a non-profit public charity dedicated to transforming the environments of hospitals and healthcare centers with custom designed hand-painted murals. The Read More …

LI Man Nominated as Leukemia Group’s Man of the Year

Inspired by a young relative, Joseph Filosa of Garden City has been  nominated to be the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s  man of the year for his efforts to raise money and awareness for cancer research.  Filosa was first introduced to the society by his business Read More …

From Undocumented to Heart Surgeon, Dr. Harold Fernandez Shares His Story

The journey of Huntington resident Dr. Harold Fernandez is not just unique but one of triumph through tribulation and struggle in achieving the epitome of the American dream. Yet, his story also encompasses the dreams and aspirations of many others seeking a better life.  Fernandez Read More …

Suffolk County Warns Against Beach Use

Because of heavy rainfall, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 65 beaches. Bacteria at levels that exceed state standards will affect these beaches.  The beaches are in areas that are heavily influenced by stormwater runoff from the Read More …

Health Tips for Students Preparing for Finals

School is almost out, but before students hit the finish line, there is one more hurdle: final exams. In a year where many navigated remote learning, preparing for finals can seem particularly challenging. But  Dr. Michael Green, associate medical director of Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care, Read More …

Op-Ed: Reuse of Water Would Protect Supply

Money is pouring in—large amounts of federal and state dollars—for sewer expansion in Suffolk County. The aim is to do sewering to offset the leaching of nitrogen into groundwater and protect water quality.  However, what about water quantity? Most, although not all, of the sewer Read More …