Roy Beach, 96, Dies; World War II Navy Veteran

Firematic services are scheduled Thursday night for Roy Beach, a World War II veteran and lifelong member of the Levittown and Eaton’s Neck Fire Departments. The Navy veteran, who was 96, died Oct. 1. Visitation at the Nolan Funeral Home Thursday from 2-5 and 7-9 Read More …

Report: Exxon Valdez Captain, 75, Dies

Joseph J. Hazelwood, captain of the ill-fated tanker the Exxon Valdez, is dead, according to The Washington Post. Hazelwood, a 1964 graduate of Huntington High School, was captain of the ship in March 1989 when it struck a reef outside the port of Valdez, Alaska, Read More …

Services Set for Huntington Station Man Shot at Home

Visitation and funeral services are set for next week for Roquez Wilfredo Villata Jimenez. The Huntington Station man, 32, was killed Aug. 27 when he answered a knock on his door in Huntington Station. Suffolk County police are still investigating. Police have said little about Read More …

Bishop Norris Porter Dies; Grassroots Activist in Huntington

Bishop Norris Porter, who served the Huntington community for more than 50 years, has died. Born in 1939, Porter lived most of his life in Huntington, graduating from Walt Whitman High School and eventually becoming a minister. He led the Christian Charities Deliverance Church in Read More …

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 …