Update: Online Forum Discusses Children and Covid-19 Vaccine

Updated to add video of the panel discussion. ———- Several legislators will partner with American Academy of Pediatrics to present “COVID-19 Vaccines and your Child – A Town Hall Discussion for Families” Wednesday. The webinar will feature several experts in pediatrics, who will take questions Read More …

Primary Ballot Deadline; Meet the Candidates

Friday is the last day to register to vote in the June 22  Democratic and Working Families Party primary for candidates for Huntington Town Board and supervisor. The  League of Women Voters reminds voters that  absentee ballots must be requested by June 15.  Bennardo Fundraiser Read More …

Repair Work Planned for Jericho Turnpike

A stretch of Jericho Turnpike from the Nassau County border to Deer Park Road in Huntington is scheduled for repair, the state announced Friday. The project is one of five involving Long Island state highways scheduled for this year and next, with a total price Read More …

Bellone Boosts EMS Protection Act

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and State Sen. John Brooks were joined by fire, rescue and emergency services professionals Thursday to  support the EMS Protection Act. Volunteer EMS organizations in the state can’t recover costs for services and are forced to recoup their expenses from Read More …

Huntington Man Accused of Fraud on Disability Benefits

Anthony Ragusa, 50, of Huntington has been arrested on charges of  fraudulently collecting more than $200,000 in disability benefits from the Social Security Administration. The office of New York Attorney General Letitia James said Thursday that, from 2013 to 2020, Ragusa falsely represented to the Read More …

Board Okays Juneteenth Holiday, Comp Time for Town Workers

The Huntington Town Board has established Juneteenth  as an official town holiday and created a one-time paid Covid-19 compensatory time program for eligible essential employees. Juneteenth celebrates President Abraham Lincoln’s order to end slavery with the Emancipation Proclamation. Though ordered in 1862, word did not Read More …

Hearing Set Friday on Suffolk Public Transit

A virtual public meeting for the Suffolk County’s bus network redesign project,  part of the county’s Reimagine Transit Initiative, is scheduled on Zoom on May 21 from noon to 2  pm. County Executive Steve Bellone said the goal of the public meeting is to engage Read More …

Suozzi: File on Time to Claim Child Tax Credit

US Reps. Tom Suozzi, D-Huntington and Kathleen Rice, D- Garden City, are reminding residents to file their 2020 tax by Monday to be able to claim the expanded Child Tax Credit. The  tax credit was expanded by passage of the American Rescue Plan, increasing the Read More …