Protesters March to Stationhouse to Demand End to Racism

  Hundreds of protesters marched Saturday from Greenlawn to the Suffolk County Police Second Precinct where they were greeted by 50 helmeted police  officers lined up up on the sidewalk in front of the building. Protesters demanded that officers  take a knee with them, a Read More …

5th Day of Marches to Remember George Floyd

  For the fifth day, marchers took to the streets of Huntington Friday for a peaceful protest against racism and the death of George Floyd while in custody in Minneapolis. It was also the third day that a community activist tried to persuade the  crowd Read More …

Protesters March Again for Racial Justice

Protesters once again marched into downtown Huntington Thursday, the third such march, and the fourth protest this week in the wake of the death of a man arrested by a Minneapolis police officer that has led to outcry around the country. Community activist Kevin Thorbourne Read More …

Local NAACP Leaders, Lupinacci Call for Unity

NAACP leaders and the town supervisor issued a joint statement Thursday advocating for unity in the wake of the death of George Floyd, whose death May 25 while restrained by a police officer in Minneapolis has roiled the country. Huntington Town Supervisor Chad Lupinacci, former Read More …

Protest Over Racist Video Expands to Second Restaurant

A protest against racist remarks made by a  Huntington restaurant owner expanded Wednesday to a second business. Protesters gathered in front of Pancho Villa’s to demand justice because the restaurant’s owner, Augie Abbatiello Jr., appeared in a video made by Luigi Petrone, co-owner of Tutto Pazzo Read More …

Black Lives Matter Marchers Press Demand for Justice

Protesters demanding justice returned to Tutto Pazzo restaurant Tuesday to underscore their anger at racist comments made by one of its owners and to push for the end to racism and police brutality. The march, from the Big H center to Tutto Pazzo, was once Read More …

Restaurant Owner Under Fire for Calling Marchers ‘Little Animals, Savages’

A Huntington restaurant owner is under fire for comments he made Monday afternoon about people who participated in a Black Lives Matter march that passed through downtown Huntington. Luigi Petrone, co-owner of Tutto Pazzo, referred to marchers as “a bunch of kids, little punks, they Read More …

Black Lives Matter Marchers Call for Change

For the second consecutive day, hundreds rallied Monday in Huntington to denounce police brutality and racism.  After gathering at the Big H center in Huntington Station, the group marched along New York Avenue to downtown Huntington, turned down Gerard and then Wall Street, and then Read More …