Anti-Racism Group Gathers for Fun Day in the Park

Residents gathered in a Northport park Saturday to support efforts against hate and bigotry. The family gathering, which included music, activities for kids and giveaways for children and adults, was sponsored by the Northport chapter of Not in Our Town, a national organization dedicated to Read More …

Northport Trustees Condemn Recent ‘Despicable’ Bias Incidents

Northport Village authorities Monday condemned a recent series of bias incidents that have occurred around the village. On Sunday, a performer in “Smokey Joe’s” at Engeman Theater reported that they were the target of a racial slur, shouted by a white man in a car, Read More …

Rabbi Asks Northport Board’s Help to Block More Anti-Semitic Acts

A rabbi whose Hebrew school students were accosted by a man during a Rosh Hashanah ceremony in Northport has asked for police presence next year. Rabbi Ian J. Silverman of the East Northport Jewish Center said pupils were participating in a ceremony Sept.14 involving the Read More …

Opinion: We Can’t Afford to Ignore Hate

BY WILLIAM V. FERRO As I woke a few days ago,  prepared to celebrate the first day of Hanukkah, I thought about the current state of our country from a different perspective. As a graduate of John Glenn High School in Suffolk County, I was Read More …

Huntington Mourns 11 Slain in Anti-Semitic Attack

Huntington residents of different faiths packed Kehillath Shalom Synagogue in Cold Spring Harbor Sunday night to mourn the 11 Jewish congregants slain Saturday in Pittsburgh. The gathering included prayers, songs, recitations of the names of the dead and a call to remember that love trumps Read More …