South Huntington Reports 2 New Cases But Buildings Remain Open

Updated: While two siblings attending different South Huntington schools tested positive for Covid-19 Friday, the schools will operate normally on Monday. Dr. David  Bennardo, district superintendent, said that the family had been vigilant and that the district had been able to perform contact tracing enough Read More …

Trump Supporters Rally With Caravan in East Northport

Thousands of enthusiastic supporters of President Donald Trump rallied Sunday in East Northport, forming a long caravan of vehicles that was headed out to the East End. Updated to include a report from the Riverhead end of the caravan. With music from Bruce Springsteen’s Born Read More …

Landmarks to Be Lit Blue to Honor Ginsburg

Landmarks across the state will be lit blue Saturday in recognition of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday. She was a native of Brooklyn. The landmarks include One World Trade Center, the Albany International Airport Gateway, the Alfred E. Smith State Office Building, the Read More …

Plastic-Bag Ban to Return in October

The ban on single-use plastic carryout bags will be enforced starting Oct. 19, the state Department of Environmental Conservation said Friday. The plastic bag ban, which went into effect on March 1, was not enforced because of an agreement parties in a lawsuit brought by Read More …

Cafe to Debut With Menu Focusing on Healthful Food Choices

A new cafe, this one featuring a mostly vegetarian menu, is getting ready to debut in Huntington Village.   Roots Juice Bar and Cafe, at 392 New York Ave., is owned by Seth Sloan, who said he saw a need in the village for healthy Read More …

Covid-19 Case to Close Cold Spring Harbor High School for Day

Cold Spring Harbor ‘s junior/senior high school will be closed Friday after the discovery of a student with a Covid-19 infection.  In a letter to parents and staff, superintendent Robert C. Fenter said  that closing the school would time to conduct an investigation. The District Read More …

Northport, Huntington Bay Voters Choose Leaders

Herb Morrow was re-elected Tuesday as mayor of Huntington Bay, defeating challenger Michael Frawley. The vote was 284-251. Two trustees, Don Rave (415) and Jay Meyer (392),were re-elected. The two ran unopposed. Morrow was first elected as a village trustee in 1993 and  as mayor Read More …

Walt Whitman Shops to Remain Closed on Thanksgiving

Simon Property Group, which owns dozens of retail sites in the US, said Monday that all of its malls, including Walt Whitman Shops, will remain closed on Thanksgiving Day. “In these challenging times, we made the decision that we will not open on Thanksgiving Day, instead Read More …