State Program to Aid Homeowners Facing Foreclosure

 Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Monday that New York has won federal approval of a program that will provide up to $539 million to help eligible homeowners avert mortgage delinquency, default, foreclosure, and displacement. Applications for the Homeowner Assistance Fund will be accepted beginning Jan. 3. The NYS HAF Read More …

Omicron Variant Found in Suffolk, New York City

New York State has found five cases of residents infected with the omicron variant of Covid-19, Gov. Kathy Hochul said Thursday night. All five cases have been found in the New York City area, including one in Suffolk involving a woman who recently returned from Read More …

Northern State Lanes to Close for Maintenance Work

One lane of the Northern State Parkway will be closed nights starting next week, the New York State Department of Transportation said Thursday. The closure will occur from 9 pm. to 6 a.m. every night for about three months, between Exit 33 (the Wantagh State) Read More …

National Guard Medical Teams to Help at Some Care Facilities

Gov. Kathy Hochul said Wednesday that 60 National Guard medical teams will deploy to various long-term care facility locations across New York. “As the weather gets colder and friends and family gather indoors for the holiday season, the risk of a winter spike in COVID-19 Read More …

Suozzi Running for Governor

U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, D-Huntington, announced Monday that he will run for governor, joining other prominent Democrats already in the race. Citing his experience as mayor of Glen Cove, as a member of Congress and as Nassau County executive, Suozzi said, “I’m running for governor,”  Read More …

Updated: Matinecock Court Vote Pushed Back

The Huntington Town Board pushed a decision on the Matinecock Court housing development off Thursday’s agenda, with Supervisor Chad Lupinacci saying a vote would be delayed until next year. But hours into the meeting, Town Councilwoman Joan Cergol said she would sponsor the resolution, with Read More …

Town Board Expected to Take Up Matinecock Court Development

The decades-old Matinecock Court housing battle returns to the Huntington Town Board Thursday for another vote. Since 1978, developers and housing groups have fought to put housing onto unoccupied land, now owned by the nonprofit Housing Help Inc., at the intersection of Pulaski and Elwood Read More …

Huntington Opens New Playground in Greenlawn

Town and civic officials cut the ribbon Monday on a new playground at  Greenlawn Park. Before the official opening, a handful of youngsters took turns climbing and sliding on the new equipment. New features of the park at the corner of Pulaski Road and Broadway-Greenlawn Read More …

Marijuana Sales on the Huntington, Northport Agendas

Retail sales of marijuana are on the table in Northport and Huntington this week as a state deadline for a decision nears. The Northport Village Board of Trustees meets Tuesday; the Huntington Town Board meets Thursday. The issue is whether municipality wants to permit legalized Read More …