Op-Ed: To Ensure Public Health, Complete the Census

As the Coronavirus continues to create public health crises and economic damage across our country, I am continually thinking about the future of Huntington Station. Huntington Station was devastated by COVID-19.  In a time in which barriers to access include access to health insurance, I Read More …

Quiet Fourth of July Expected, With Pools, Beaches Open

The Covid-19 epidemic has canceled parades and fireworks displays for the Fourth of July hoiday this year but there are some other options available. Huntington will open the Dix Hills pool starting Friday for limited days and hours for residents who have made reservations Pool visitors Read More …

Bellone Urges LIPA to Seek Delay in Tax Case During Epidemic

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone warned LIPA boss Tom Falcone on Wednesday of the dire consequences for Huntington if the utility insists on settling its tax case during the coronavirus epidemic. “It is disheartening to hear that LIPA has declined requests,” Bellone wrote, to delay Read More …

Gay Veterans Can Apply for Benefits

Veterans denied honorable discharges because of their sexual orientation can begin submitting applications under The Restoration of Honor Act. This act allows veterans to have their New York State veterans’ benefits restored.   “Restoring state benefits to LGBTQ veterans who were denied honorable discharge simply for Read More …

Local College Students Awarded Degrees

Despite the pandemic, college students have been collecting their degrees. Here are some of the recent local graduates. Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) celebrated the Class of 2020 with a socially distanced commencement season in place of its traditional 152nd Commencement exercises. Huntington area Read More …

Bellone Urges Passage of 2 Bills to Address Tax Shortfall

County Executive Steve Bellone said Wednesday that the legislature should act on two bills to address the looming budget crisis through a voter referendum. Experts say the county faces a “catastrophic” budget crisis because of the loss of revenues to the Covid-19 pandemic. If approved, Read More …