Cinema Arts to Host Conference on Extremism

The Cinema Arts Centre will host a two-day conference in November called Extremism: Confronting Hate Without Fear. The event on Nov. 4-5 will include films, with their filmmakers, along with authors, journalists, experts, and academics on dimensions of the topic of extremism. Topics will include Read More …

Bicyclist Injured in Melville Hit-and-Run

A Huntington Station man was seriously injured early Wednesday morning in a hit-and-run crash in Melville. Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating. The 27-year-old  man was riding a bicycle south in the right lane of Route 110 about 2:55 a.m., approaching Hazel Court, Read More …

Agencies Offered Active Shooter Training

Active shooter training will be offered to health and human service providers starting in October, the Health & Welfare Council said Wednesday. The goal is to prepare nonprofit staffers for an attack and improve situational awareness, the organization said. The free trainings will be made Read More …

Guided Tours Scheduled as Part of Olmsted Bicentennial

A series of tours of open spaces, parks and gardens connected to Frederick Law Olmsted Sr. is scheduled in October around Long Island. The tours, called What’s Out There Weekend: Olmsted on Long Island, include: Oct. 22 Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve,  11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Read More …

Lemon Tree Salon Closes, Cites Worker Shortage

The Lemon Tree hair salon on Jericho Turnpike has closed. A note on the door blamed the inability to find enough workers. “This salon has been permanently closed. I want to thank all of my customers who walked through my doors and sat in my Read More …

Services Set for Judge Patricia Grant Flynn

Funeral services have been set for Thursday and Friday for Judge Patricia Grant Flynn, 63, who died Friday. A former assistant town attorney, she was elected a District Court judge in 2014. She received her undergraduate degree from Notre Dame of Maryland University in 1980 Read More …

General Manager Named for Northport Hotel

The Northport Hotel, scheduled to open before the end of the year, has announced the hiring of its general manager. Michael Lang, most recently director of Food & Beverage at Danford’s Hotel & Marina and the Waterview at Port Jeff Country Club, will take over Read More …

Schools: Hispanic Scholar Named; Security Booth at Whitman

 Huntington High School senior Evan Spagnoletti has been recognized as a national College Board Hispanic Scholar. He earned this recognition by excelling on his PSAT/NMSQT, PSAT 10 or Advanced Placement exams and in his classrooms. Scholars are required to have a minimum 3.5 grade point Read More …

White Coats for Students at 2 Colleges

Several local students have been awarded their white coats in recognition of their entrance into the next phase of their medical training. Erin Levitsky from Commack was one of 126 students who received their nursing white coat in a ceremony held by the Bloomsburg Department Read More …