Residents Encouraged to Seek Help If Overwhelmed by Covid-19 Impact, Holidays

Experts in mental health are encouraging residents to reach out for help if the combination of Covid-19 and normal holiday stresses are leaving them feeling overwhelmed. Karen Boorshtein, president and CEO of Family Service League, said many people have lost relatives to the virus, lost Read More …

Schools: Christmas Cheer, Fall Scholar-Athletes

Keeping with tradition, students at Thomas J. Lahey Elementary School shouted, danced and swayed to holiday classics during the school’s annual holiday sing-along on Dec. 20. Harborfields High School students joined district teachers and retirees on the auditorium stage and sang songs, including “Frosty the Read More …

Volunteers and Donors Give Santa a Hand With Christmas Toys

Volunteers from PSEG-LI, Moonjumpers, Suffolk County Police and others wrapped toys this week for families in need. PSEG-LI’s Ray Homburger, manager of customer experiences, was busy wrapping presents Thursday, even as families stopped by to pick out toys, stocking stuffers and books for their children. Read More …

Shop With a Cop Brings Joy and Toys to Kids

[ngg src=”galleries” ids=”37″ display=”basic_slideshow”]Suffolk County Second Precinct officers took about 40 children shopping Wednesday at the Target store in Huntington Station. Santa Claus showed up for photos and pizza, while officers escorted the children through the aisles to pick out their favorite toys. Each child Read More …

Happening in Huntington for the Holidays

Turkey drives, tree lightings, parade, music, food and more are filling the holiday calendar throughout Huntington. There appears to be little to no separation between Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations this year. We’ve compiled a list, which will update every few days, of events or ways Read More …

Helpers to the Rescue When Christmas Gifts Go Astray in Northport

Santa’s helpers, not Grinches, came to the rescue of a family that had lost several Christmas presents in Northport earlier this week. Northport police said  that at 11:10 PM on Christmas night, an SUV traveling across Main Street on Woodbine Avenue accidentally dumped several Christmas Read More …

Centerport FD to Host Tree Lighting, Santa Visit

The Centerport Fire Department invites the community to its annual Christmas Tree Lighting and visit by Santa at 7pm on Sunday at the Centerport firehouse at 9 Park Circle. The festivities start with caroling led by students from the Tri-M Music Honor Society of Harborfields Read More …