Town Notes: Anti-Bias Concert; Rental Assistance Office Opens

 The Town of Huntington has opened its Emergency Rental Assistance Program Center in Greenlawn. Huntington was awarded $5.9 million from the U.S. Department of the Treasury under the federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program, managed by the state Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance. The Read More …

Huntington Hospital Limits Visitation Because of Covid-19 Spread

Huntington Hospital is limiting visitation because of the rise in the number of Covid-19 cases. Dr. Michael B. Grosso, hospital medical director, said that the increasing spread of the virus means the hospital is seeing more Covid-19 patients admitted, either because they are primarily ill Read More …

Huntington Hospital Gets $500,000 Donation

The DezyStrong Foundation has pledged  $500,000 toward cancer  treatment at Huntington Hospital. Founded by the late Matthew “Dezy” DiStefano, the organization says it provides “opportunities for individuals with cancer to have access to experiences that directly affect a positive mental well-being.” The $500,000 gift pledged Read More …

Suffolk Committee to Work on Drug Settlement Priorities

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced the formation of a  committee Thursday that will set priorities for the funds resulting from a lawsuit settlement with opioid manufacturers and pharmacies. County Legislator Tom Donnelly, D-Huntington Station, was named to the committee, along with: Dr. Gregson Pigott, Read More …

2 Spray Park Workers Test Positive for Covid-19

Two Town of Huntington workers at the spray park in Elwood tested positve for Covid-19, the town said Tuesday. They last worked at the Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo Memorial Spray Park in Elwood Park on Saturday. They tested positive Tuesday. all unvaccinated employees who worked the Read More …

Bacteria Warnings Again at Beaches in Huntington

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services issued an advisory Monday against bathing at 63 beaches. The beaches covered by the advisory are in areas heavily influenced by stormwater runoff from the surrounding watersheds or adjacent tributaries and, because of their location in enclosed embayments, Read More …

Beach in Centerport Closed by Bacteria Levels

Huntington Beach Community Association Beach in Centerport is one of three beaches in Suffolk closed Friday because of the high levels of bacteria. Also closed were Islip’s Lake Ronkonkoma Beach, and Bayport Beach in Bayport. According to Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Dr. Gregson Pigott, Read More …

Huntington Hospital Awarded Top Rating

Four Northwell Hospitals, including Huntington Hospital, have been ranked in the top 50 in medical specialty areas, according to US News & World Report. Huntington Hospital was ranked 10th-best in the state and 12th in the region, and its orthopedics (44th) program achieved national status Read More …

Bacteria Closes Valley Grove Beach in Eaton’s Neck

Valley Grove Beach in Eaton’s Neck is closed to bathing because  high levels of bacteria have been found. Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Dr. Gregson Pigott said that swimming  in bacteria-contaminated water can result in gastrointestinal illness, as well as infections of the eyes, ears, Read More …