Dix Hills Psychologist Accused of Filing False Insurance Claims

A Dix Hills psychologist has been arrested and charged with filing false health insurance claims in his job at Pilgrim Psychiatric Center, Suffolk County District Attorney Tim Sini said Thursday. Arrested was Joseph Gottesman, 43, the associate director of operations at Pilgrim. Sini and New Read More …

Man Charged in Fatal Dix Hills Hit-and-Run

A man was arrested Sunday morning and charged with leaving the scene after a pedestrian was killed in Dix Hills, police said. Arrested was Romero Crossman, 22, of Dix Hills. Police said Crossman was driving a 2009 BMW 528i north on Straight Path/Seaman Neck Road Read More …

Chai Center to Host ‘Jew Q’ Championship

More than 500 students are expected to compete Sunday in the Long Island Regional Jew-Q Championship at the Chai Center in Dix Hills. Students ages 9-13, from 16 schools in the area, will be tested on their knowledge of Jewish history, heritage and practice. Participants Read More …

Dix Hills Rabbi Outlines Plans in Response to Anti-Semitism

A Dix Hills rabbi Monday laid out his plans for the new year in light of the rise in anti-Semitism. Rabbi Yakov Saacks, director of The Chai Center, said that his plans include working on relationships with non-Jews. But they also include hosting courses on Read More …

Blaze Damages Home in Dix Hills

Police and the Town of Huntington are investigating the cause of a  fire that damaged a home in Dix Hills Sunday night and forced the evacuation of a group home next door. The first of about 75 firefighters and emergency medical personnel to arrive to Read More …

Schools: News Literacy in Elwood, Multicultural Night in Huntington

Howard Schneider, former editor of Newsday, and executive director of Stony Brook University’s Center for News Literacy, talked with Elwood teachers this week about understanding what information is trustworthy and what is not. Elwood Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kenneth Bossert invited Schneider to speak at  Read More …

School Notes: Musicians Chosen for All-State; Master Teacher in Cold Spring Harbor

Four Northport High School students have been selected to perform in the String Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra and Treble Chorus at the NYSSMA All-State Festival in December. The students – Alison Crosley, Maxwell DeBrino, Angelina Saccone and Juliana Tjornhom – were among the top students to Read More …

Dix Hills Man Has Big Passion for Racing

Dix Hills resident Dylan Slepian has been racing since 2010, and recently won his first Modified NASCAR race. During the week, Slepian works as an account executive at M3 Technology in Bellport. On the weekends, he can be found on the racetrack. “Ever since I Read More …