State Legislators Named to Committee Posts

State Sen. Jim Gaughran has been reappointed as chair of the Committee on Local Government for the 2021-22 legislative session. Gaughran, D-Huntington, also announced he has been reappointed to serve on the Committee on Higher Education, and the Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering. In Read More …

Ethics Office Lacks Some LIPA Lobbying Records

Huntington taxpayers could save a bundle under a State Senate bill that prevents LIPA from collecting back taxes should the utility win its challenge to the Northport power plant’s tax assessment. The State Senate easily passed the bill, S5122, during each of the last two Read More …

2 Libraries Get Funding for Infrastructure

Assemblyman Steve Stern, D-Dix Hills, has announced that two libraries will receive funding for infrastructure projects.   The Cold Spring Harbor Public Library has been awarded $94,925 in state aid to create a new space for teenagers.  “Our new Teen/Media Center will be a 700 square foot room that is inviting, Read More …

There’s Still Time to Donate to the Pet Food Drive

Assemblyman Steve Stern and Baxter’s Pet Pantry recently teamed up for a pet food drive in hopes of helping other community members care for their canine companions. Stern’s office is collecting pet food, treats and supplies until April 30, partnering with Long Island Cares and Read More …

Stern Supports Prohibiting Offshore Drilling on Coastlines

Assemblyman Steve Stern announced that he co-sponsored a bill that will prohibit the use of state-owned underwater coastal lands for oil and natural gas drilling along New York’s coastlines. The bill, which was passed in February, also would prevent the state from authorizing leases that Read More …

Stern’s Office Collecting Pet Supplies

Assemblyman Steve Stern, D-Huntington, is is collecting donations of pet food, treats and supplies, in partnership with Long Island Cares and Baxter’s Pet Pantry. Donations will help families in need in our community care for their furry best friends and keep them happy, healthy and Read More …

Stern’s Office Collecting Toys for Children

Assemblyman Steve Stern invites residents to bring new, unwrapped toys to his District Office for donation to the TRI CYA Community Center and Family Service League, to brighten the holidays for children in the community. Every year, Project Toy provides parents the opportunity to “shop” Read More …

Bethel AME Celebrates Its 175th Anniversary

  Bethel AME Church marked its 175th anniversary Saturday with a celebration at Woodbury Country Club. The oldest African-American church in Huntington, it was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. The Rev. Dr. Kevin D. Jordan acted as master of ceremonies, Read More …