State Sites on LI Offering Covid-19 Vaccinations for Kids

The state has 10 mass vaccination sites that offer COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5 to 11 years old. More than 50,000 of New York’s younger residents have received their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine. The following locations administer the vaccine to this age Read More …

Holiday Reminder from the Suffolk SPCA

The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals issued the following reminder about pet safety at the holidays: Things you can do to make Thanksgiving safer for your pet The holiday season is fast approaching. As you prepare for the first family feast Read More …

Philanthropist Joins Cold Spring Harbor Lab Board

Businesswoman and philanthropist Elizabeth Cogan Fascitelli has been elected to the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s board of trustees. “Elizabeth Cogan Fascitelli brings a wealth of corporate, non-profit, and higher education sector experiences to our board,” said CSHL Chair Dr. Marilyn Simons. “Her enthusiasm is an inspiration and Read More …

Huntington Goes Pink in Breast Cancer Fight

Huntington Councilman Mark Cuthbertson and other town officials  partnered Monday with Pink Aid to highlight breast cancer and the need for awareness of the disease. The town and Pink Aid have placed 54 pink and white flags on Main Street and New York Avenue to Read More …

Northwell Moves Against Unvaccinated Workers; Protests Continue

On the eve of enforcement of a Covid-19 vaccination mandate for healthcare workers, a group of people who oppose it protested at the Northport home of  CEO Michael Dowling Sunday night. All healthcare employees in New York State must have received at least one Covid-19 Read More …

Huntington Resident Has Suffolk’s First West Nile Case This Season

A Huntington resident developed Suffolk County’s first case of West Nile  this season but has since recovered, the county Department of Health Services said. Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Services Dr. Gregson Pigott identified the individual as over the age of 50. The individual, who Read More …

Huntington Hospital Receives Awards for Stroke, Heart Care

Huntington Hospital has received two awards from the American Heart Association for its care of stroke and heart attack patients.  The AHA recognized the hospital with the Gold Plus Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Quality Achievement Award and the Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Plus Achievement Award for implementing Read More …

Shellfishing Limited Over Labor Day

The state Department of Environmental Conservation will close three North Shore areas to shellfishing on the North Shore over the Labor Day weekend. They are: 445 acres in a section of Oyster Bay Harbor, town of Oyster Bay, Nassau County; 50 acres in the area known as Read More …

Bacteria Threat Closes Beaches Again

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 63 beaches due to heavy rainfall and the potential for high levels of residual bacteria from runoff. Numerous Huntington beaches are affected. The beaches are in areas heavily influenced by stormwater Read More …