Coltrane Home Gets $1 Million Grant From Mellon Foundation

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a $1-million grant to the historic John  and Alice Coltrane Home in Dix Hills. The multi-year grant will continue the preservation of the home of the influential musicians, increase organizational capacity, expand programmatic offerings and allow the hiring Read More …

2nd Update: Juvenile Arrested in Killing of Man in Huntington Station

Suffolk County Police said that they arrested a juvenile Thursday in the fatal shooting of  Luis Cameran Rimmer-Hernandez. The juvenile will be held overnight at a secure juvenile facility and arraigned at the Youth Part of County Court on Friday. Earlier: A Dix Hills man Read More …

Remains of Doctor Recovered From Condo Collapse

The remains of a doctor from Dix Hills who was lost in the collapse of a condominium building in Florida have been recovered. Dr. Gary Cohen, 58, who was visiting his brother, Dr. Brad Cohen, 51, was recovered from the rubble on Wednesday. The younger Read More …

Reward Offered in Dix Hills Shooting

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are offering a $1,000 reward to find the person who shot and seriously wounded a man in Dix Hills last month. The man, 20, was shot in front of 147 Seaman Neck Road . Read More …

2 Dix Hills Brothers Among Missing in Condo Building Collapse

Two brothers who grew up in Dix Hills area among those reported missing in the condo collapse in Surfside, Fla. Rabbi Yakov Saacks of the Chai Center in Dix Hills said that Drs. Brad Cohen and his brother, Gary, who was visiting him, haven’t been Read More …

Five Towns College to Host Walk-in Covid-19 Vaccine Clinic

Five Towns College will host a Covid-19 vaccine clinic Monday from noon to 5 pm. No appointment is necessary and residents from age 12 and up are eligible. Bring identification. Children ages 12-17 should be accompanied by a parent or should bring a  completed consent Read More …

Voters to Take On School Board Votes, Budget Proposals

Residents will be voting Tuesday on school budgets and candidates for school boards with a variety of issues to consider, from the sale of land, adding a student to the board, to roof and boiler replacements. The elections come as school districts are coming out Read More …

Schools: Foundation Donations, Impressive Haircuts

The Huntington Foundation for Excellence in Education has donated nearly $31,000 to the Huntington School District to fund six separate grants in five different buildings. Huntington school board members voted to accept the funds at a recent public meeting. The grants include: Teacher: Desire Lahoz/Woodhull Intermediate Read More …

Students Nominated for Hunting-Tony Awards

Huntington Town Council members Mark Cuthbertson and Joan Cergol have announced the nominees for the 11th Annual Hunting-Tony Awards, which celebrate the works of high school theater students. The ceremony will again be held virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The nominees are: Best Female Read More …