Breakfast Honors Service of U.S. Military Veterans

Dozens of veterans turned out Friday for a breakfast honoring them for their service. Sponsored by Assemblymen Keith Brown and Steve Stern, and Suffolk Legislator Stephanie Bontempi, the the third annual Veterans Appreciation Breakfast brought together veterans from the Korean War through Afghanistan. The legislators Read More …

Stern, Romaine Unveil Package of Incentives for Volunteer Firefighters

A package of incentives to boost support for volunteer firefighters, including a mental health program modeled on a well-respected veterans support system, was outlined Thursday by Assemblyman Steve Stern and Suffolk County Executive Ed Romaine. Speaking at the Dix Hills Fire Department, Stern and Romaine Read More …

Election 2024: Campaign Kickoffs; Endorsements and Awards

Politicians are fundraising and winning endorsements as election season is underway at events around Huntington. Read More …

Town Board Backs Campaign to Change Drug Laws

The Huntington Town Board voted unanimously last week to support a campaign to change laws to stem the fentanyl epidemic. In January, Suffolk County District Attorney Ray Tierney and other Long Island officials went to Albany to meet with state legislators in support of several Read More …

Celebration Marks Black History Month

Huntington’s rich history of Black contributions to culture was honored Thursday night with music, dance and words. The town’s Black History Month celebration at Walt Whitman High School¬† included the voices of Countrywood Primary Center pupils who sang Duke Ellington’s “It Don’t Mean a Thing Read More …

Food Truck Rodeo Helps Fund YMCA Pool Upgrade

A collection of food trucks and other vendors helped raise funds Sunday to repair a swimming pool at the Huntington YMCA. Assemblyman Steve Stern, D-Dix Hills, gave the food truck rodeo organizer Andre Sorrentino and his Sorrentino Family Foundation an oversized check in the amount Read More …

Pupils Get Lesson in Schoolbus Safety

A third-grade class at Otsego Elementary School got a lesson Monday in schoolbus safety. State Assemblyman Steve Stern, D-Dix Hills, walked the students through safety practices and how elected officials make traffic laws to protect students and others. The session was put together with the Read More …

South Huntington District Salutes Its History

The South Huntington school district unveiled its Heritage Room this week, highlighting the district’s history, students and accomplishments. The room at the district headquarters on Weston Street features an interactive screen that allows users to look up past classes, history and photos. Photos of some Read More …

South Huntington Library Gets Infrastructure Funding

The South Huntington Public Library will receive state funds for infrastructure projects, according to the office of Assemblyman Steve Stern. The¬† funds, totaling $210,000, will allow for replacement of two air handler units and a building management system, which is used to monitor critical systems, Read More …

Stern’s Legislation to Aid Veterans on Home Ownership, Business

Legislation sponsored by State Assemblyman Steve Stern will protect veterans against fraud and support veterans who are business owners, Stern and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone said Thursday. One piece of legislation protects prospective homebuyers, who are veterans using a VA loan, from fraud by Read More …