Northport Museum to Celebrate Reopening With Exhibit on Immigrants

After 14 months, the Northport Historical Society museum will reopen June 2 to the public, followed June 6 by a gala and opening reception for its exhibit that celebrates immigrants and their impact on the community. The exhibit is entitled Immigrants of Northport and East Read More …

Whitman Birthplace Invites Artistic Contributions

The Walt Whitman Birthplace is inviting residents to contribute videos and artwork to celebrate the 202nd birthday of the famed American poet. Selected videos from people showing themselves reading from Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass” and artwork inspired by the poet will be shown during a Read More …

Letter: Champions Made Extra Effort to Help in Times of Need

As we approach the New Year many of us are ready to say good riddance to 2020, a year unlike any other. In spite of the bleakness of the situation, we have seen the best in our human spirit in unprecedented numbers. We recognize our Read More …

Scam Alerts on Charities, Covid-19 Vaccines

Medicare has issued an alert warning against several scams involving the Covid-19 vaccine. The federal agency covers the cost of the vaccine, warning recipients to never provide their Medicare card number. And never pay to join a list to get the vaccine, get early access Read More …

#Giving Tuesday: Huntington Organizations Seek Support

Now is your chance to support the organizations that have been helping Huntington residents all year long.  It’s #GivingTuesday, a global campaign to raise money for nonprofits that assist people with food, housing, health, education and much more. You can find local organizations to support Read More …

Huntington Man’s Tour de Quarantine Raises Over $3K

After beating a mild case of COVID-19, Paul Castain knew he wanted to help other people who have been affected by recent the global pandemic. Partnering with the American Lung Association, the 26-year-old Huntington resident decided to re-create the Tour de France from his home Read More …

HWCLI Hosts Schumer for Virtual Talk on Aid Package

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer virtually joined the Health & Welfare Council of Long Island to break down the CARES Act, how it impacts the region and the hundreds of nonprofits affected by the global pandemic. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Read More …

Habitat Suffolk Donates Fabric to Make Masks for Healthcare Workers

Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk has been working towards helping the local medical community by donating fabric to help create masks. Suffolk ReStore, Habitat’s sales center which carries a selection of gently used building supplies and home furnishings, donated approximately 40 yards of fabric to Read More …

Huntington Woman with Down Syndrome Wins National Honor

Drawing from her own experience as a woman with Down syndrome, Brittany Schiavone of Huntington has been officially honored as the 2019 L’Oreal Paris Women of Worth National Honoree. As previously reported, the 30-year-old founded her own nonprofit in 2016 and has been making a Read More …

Huntington Woman Nominated for L’Oreal Paris Women of Worth

Brittany Schiavone, founder of Brittany’s Baskets of Hope, has been named, alongside nine other women, as a 2019 L’Oreal Paris Women of Worth Honoree for the work and impact she has made within her community. Brittany’s Baskets of Hope is a nonprofit that delivers handmade Read More …

Health & Welfare Council of Long Island Moves to Huntington Station

Formerly located in Melville, the Health & Welfare Council of Long Island recently relocated to a new office three miles away on the Route 110 corridor. Originally at 150 Broadhollow Rd., the new home will be based at 110 Walt Whitman Rd., Suite 101 in Read More …

Huntington Resident Honored by North Shore Child Family Guidance Center

Louis P. Iglesias, of Huntington, was recently honored at North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center’s annual gala, the Celestial Soirée, for his support of the center’s work. “The Guidance Center provides an essential service to our community,” Iglesias, president and chief executive officer at Read More …

Station Woman to be Honored at Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center Dinner

Gail Kastenholz of Huntington Station is a recipient of the Bruce Morrell Education Award and will be honored at the 27th annual Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County dinner on Nov. 13. The daughter of Holocaust survivors, Kastenholz was a founding member and Read More …