Huntington’s Second Spray Park Opens

Huntington debuted its second spray park Friday, providing watery fun to residents from toddlers to two town councilmen, who decided to wrestle another official into the spray while kids frolicked in the water. Town Supervisor Ed Smyth presided over the grand opening and ribbon cutting Read More …

Huntington Commemorates Anne Frank

Anne Frank, the Jewish teenager whose diary inspires millions decades after her death in the Holocaust, was commemorated¬† Wednesday at Huntington Town Hall. Town officials, religious leaders and others heard from Gail Sheryn Kastenholz, a Huntington Station resident, whose parents survived the Holocaust, and who Read More …

Town Board Agenda Includes Park Improvements, New CDA Director

The Huntington Town Board will convene Tuesday to take up an 88-item agenda. The board will appoint a deputy director for the Department of General Services and name a successor to Leah M. Jefferson as Community Development Agency director. Numerous resolutions involve additions to parks Read More …

Republicans Supporting Slate; Huntington Democrats Back Zimmerman

Huntington Republicans will be out this weekend carrying petitions for candidates nominated at state and Suffolk County conventions. The candidates are: US Rep. Lee Zeldin, who is running for governor and former NYPD Deputy Inspector Alison Esposito for lieutenant governor; Joe Pinion for U.S. Senate, Read More …

Officials Oppose Requirement to Allow More Apartments

A bipartisan group of officials in Suffolk County denounced a plan Thursday to require all New York State municipalities to permit accessory dwelling units. The requirement is listed in the proposed state budget. Local, state, county and federal leaders gathered at the Suffolk County Legislature Read More …

Campaign: Fundraiser, Rally Scheduled

Republicans will kick off fundraising efforts Thursday for State Assemblyman Keith Brown. The Northport Republican is seeking another term in the 12th Assembly District. The fundraiser is set for 5-7 p.m. at the Paramount. Redistricting Rally Melanie D’Arrigo, candidate for the Third Congressional District, will Read More …

Brown’s Office Hands Out Covid-19 Test Kits

The office of Assemblyman Keith Brown handed out 900 Covid-19 test kits Monday in Northport. At 10:30 a.m., about 10 people were lined up outside the Republican’s office on Woodbine Avenue to receive the kits, which contained two tests each, but a steady stream of Read More …

Covid-19 Update: Booster Shot Update, Masks at Nursing Homes

All health care workers previously required to receive a COVID-19 vaccination will have to receive a COVID-19 booster dose within two weeks of becoming eligible, absent a valid medical exemption, Gov. Kathy Hochul said Sunday. UPDATE: Assemblyman Keith Brown will be handing out test kits Read More …

Hochul Proposes Big Healthcare, Housing Plans

Gov. Kathy Hochul announced sweeping new programs involving healthcare, transportation, housing, climate change and more Wednesday in her first State of the State address. At the top of her list was healthcare, with a plan to invest $10 billion in the sector, including more than Read More …

Hundreds Turn Out to Honor NYPD Officer

NYPD Officer Anastasios Tsakos returned home to Greenlawn Monday, his casket accompanied by a cortege that included more than 100 motorcycle cops, saluted with firefighters’ giant American flags on its trip from Queens and welcomed by hundreds at St. Paraskevi Greek Church.  His funeral service Read More …

From Albany: Housing Discrimination Bill; Demand for Zucker to Testify

Assemblyman Keith Brown (R,C,I- Northport) and other Assembly Republican members¬† are pushing a subpoena requiring New York State Commissioner of Health Dr. Howard A. Zucker to testify before the Legislature regarding COVID-19 nursing home deaths. Republicans are seeking answers to questions about Covid-19 deaths in¬† Read More …