Recent Deaths in Huntington

The following deaths are among those that have been reported this week in Huntington. Craig Paul Millnamow (July 4, 1954 – June 28, 2021) Of  Huntington Bay. Funeral Mass Thursday at 10:45 a.m., St. Patrick Church,  Huntington.  Husband to high school sweetheart Marianne McKeon. Father Read More …

Huntington to Add Tuskegee Airman to Town War Memorial

The Town of Huntington plans to add the name of a Tuskegee Airman from Halesite to the town’s World War II Memorial. Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci said the Town had discovered the name of a Tuskegee Airman from Halesite,  Second Lt. Joseph B. Bennett. “On Read More …

Lou Giani, Legendary Huntington Wrestling Coach, Dies at 86

Lou Giani’s love affair with wrestling began as a junior at Robert L. Simpson High School as
Huntington High School was then known. On the horsehair filled mats in that dusty old room in the
building’s basement, the sport took hold in the teenager’s life, propelling him to the 1960 Olympics and a National Wrestling Hall of Fame coaching career. 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, Read More …

Jon Ten Haagen Dies; Businessman, Active in Boating

Updated Jon L. Ten Haagen, a financial planner in Huntington who was active in community events and was an avid boater, died Wednesday morning. He was 76. The Centerport resident had fallen ill in July. He founded his firm, Ten Haagen Financial Services Inc., in Read More …

Toni Tepe Dies at 75; Former Huntington Supervisor and Republican Stalwart

Antonia P. “Toni” Rettaliata,  who served as Huntington town supervisor and then  chair of the Republican town committee, has died. She was 75 years old. She had been battling cancer in recent months. Her husband, Philip H. Tepe, died three weeks ago after a heart Read More …

Dr. Alfred V. Sforza, Former Legislator O’Neil Die; Covid-19 Blamed

Two prominent men active in Huntington affairs died Wednesday morning. Dr. Alfred V. Sforza, a dentist who had written books about Huntington’s history, and Regis O’Neil, a former county legislator active in Republican politics, had been ill for some time. Friends and family attributed both Read More …