Santa on Tour, With Melville Fire Department’s Help

The Melville Fire Department will be driving Santa Claus through the streets of Melville on Saturday, Dec. 21.  Meantime, the Northport FIre Department said that Santa will also be touring in Northport on Dec.21 and will have the street schedule after Dec. 12. Here’s the Read More …

Melville Woman Accused of Harassing Special Needs Child

Krista M. Sewell, 26, of Melville was arrested Thursday and accused of harassing a special-needs child, New York State police said Friday.   The charges include aggravated harassment 2nd, stalking 3rd (both misdemeanors) and hate crime/aggravated harassment 2nd (Felony).   The arrest was the result Read More …

Hindus Celebrate Diwali, the Festival of Lights

Hindus from around the Huntington area gathered in Melville Monday for Diwali, a five-day celebration of their faith. Diwali is celebrated by millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains across the world. The festival, which coincides with the Hindu New Year, marks new beginnings and the Read More …

Pedestrian Injured on Route 110 in Melville

Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that seriously injured a pedestrian in Melville Saturday night.  David Vilaca, 26, of Melville, was crossing Route 110 from west to east, near Fletcher Place, against the light when he was struck by Read More …

BAPS Hindu Temple Hosting Diwali Festival

Huntington residents will have the chance to celebrate Diwali next week at the BAPS Temple in Melville. On Monday, the Indian New Year and Festival of Lights will be celebrated at 2 Deshon Drive with a full day of festivities. Diwali is the five-day festival Read More …

As Schools Reopen, New Leaders, Mandates

    Educators, parents and kids are out and about around Huntington, preparing for the start of school next week. Driving around town, you’ll see teams on practice fields, parents with kids in tow leaving stores with bundles of school supplies and bus drivers surveying Read More …

PSEG Volunteers Give a D-Day Anniversary Assist to Veteran and Wife

PSEG-LI volunteers returned Thursday to the home of a Melville  veteran and his wife to help them tidy up and make small repairs. Morris “Monty” Koffer, and his wife, Edith, asked the group to return after their initial visit in December. Koffer, who is 97, Read More …