Fire Departments, Police Units Practice Medical Evacuations

The Eaton’s Neck Fire Department and the Suffolk County Police Department’s Aviation Section hosted a joint drill Saturday on medical evacuations at the Hobart Beach parking lot. Members from the Northport, Centerport, Greenlawn, Dix Hills, Cold Spring Harbor  Halesite  Huntington Manor Fire Departments joined with Read More …

Dix Hills Department Helping With Melville Paramedic Calls

The Dix Hills Fire Department is temporarily providing paramedic services for the Melville department, News12 is reporting. “Melville Fire District officials say that an audit from the state Department of Health brought an undisclosed issue to their attention,” News12 said. It said it had reached Read More …

5 Escape House Fire in Dix Hills

Five people escaped a fire Saturday afternoon that destroyed a house in Dix Hills. The owner of the house at 101 Long Drive Ct., said the fire broke out about 1:15 p.m. Dr. Faiz Khan, a physician at CityMD, said he and his family were Read More …

Officials Push for More Volunteers at Fire Departments

A lineup of local and county officials pitched the value and benefits of joining fire departments as volunteers Thursday. Noting the shortage of volunteers, especially compared to previous decades, and the cost of creating full-time, professional departments, officials, including Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Suffolk Read More …

Update: Dix Hills Woman Killed in Cottage Fire

A Dix Hills businesswoman was killed early Wednesday morning in a housefire, Suffolk County police reported. Tanya Bathija, 32, the resident of a cottage at 1365 Carlls Straight Path, and daughter of the homeowners, was identified as the victim. David Kennedy, executive director of the Read More …

Dix Hills Fire Department Hosting Open House, Fundraiser for Turkey Giveaway

The  Dix Hills Fire Department is planning an open house Sunday, inviting the communiity in for tours and demonstrations of lifesaving measures. Running from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the open house will also offer free blood pressure checks, show residents how  to operate a Read More …

Schools: Summer Reading, Internship Program

  Summer Reading at Birchwood Students at Birchwood Intermediate School in the South Huntington district hauled away a selection of books to read this summer and beyond this week. Families were asked to bring a non-perishable food item to help stuff a bus to take Read More …

Dix Hills Fire Department to Host Kids Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic

Gov.  Kathy Hochul Wednesday announced 29 new #VaxForKids pop-up vaccination sites to increase vaccination rates among children and adolescents. The new sites support the state’s goal of ensuring New York children 5 years and older get vaccinated and keep up with all recommended COVID-19 vaccine doses, including Read More …

Blaze Damages Home in Dix Hills

Police and the Town of Huntington are investigating the cause of a  fire that damaged a home in Dix Hills Sunday night and forced the evacuation of a group home next door. The first of about 75 firefighters and emergency medical personnel to arrive to Read More …

Truck Overturns on Deer Park Avenue

A truck carrying large concrete traffic barriers overturned Saturday  in Dix Hills. The Dix Hills Fire Department said the driver suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital. The accident occurred about 12:10 p.m.on Deer Park Avenue near the Long Island Expressway South Service Read More …