Ken Christensen Dies at 84; Had Key Role in Housing and Other Public Policies

Kenneth A. Christensen, a former member of the Huntington Town Board who was active in housing, environmental and other community activities, died Friday. The Greenlawn resident was 84. He was the key figure behind the town’s accessory apartment law, several of his colleagues said, and Read More …

Services Scheduled for Michael J. Lyons, Retired FDNY Captain

Funeral services are scheduled Monday for retired FDNY Capt. Michael J. Lyons, who died March 29 of a Sept.11-related cancer. He was 53. Born in Brooklyn, he spent most of his childhood years in Ireland after his family moved there when he was 8 years Read More …

Johanna Fiske, Retired Librarian, Dies

Johanna Goodwin Fiske, a former librarian at the Half Hollow Hills public library, died Jan. 14 in Barnstable, Mass. She was raised in Manchester, Conn., attended the University of Connecticut and graduated from Northern Illinois University. She received a master’s degree in library science at Read More …

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 …