2 Face Drug, Weapon Charges After Disturbance in Commack

Two men were arrested on drug and weapons charges after a disturbance in Commack, Suffolk police reported Wednesday. Fourth Precinct police officers responded to a disturbance at 7-Eleven, 362 Veterans Memorial Highway,  Tuesday at approximately 9:45 p.m. During the disturbance, police said, Robert Sperduti displayed Read More …

Mountainside to Offer Family Support Groups

Mountainside Huntington will soon offer family support groups to those affected by a loved one’s addiction. These free monthly sessions are designed to provide family members with the recovery and support services they need to heal with  addicted individuals. Family support groups are open to parents, Read More …

Op-Ed: Opioid Deaths Down But Tragedies Continue

Addiction and loss often go hand-in-hand. Some people lose their paths, some lose their families, and some lose their lives to the illness. International Overdose Awareness Day is meant to remind us all that overdose deaths are preventable. While recent data shows that overdose deaths are dropping Read More …

Huntington Hospital Installs Lockbox for Drug Disposal

 Huntington Hospital has installed a secure box in its lobby for patients and visitors to safely dispose of unused prescription medications.     This box will be accessible to the public seven days a week from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. The location is secured through Read More …

Daytop Village to Get $4 Million for Expansion

Samaritan Daytop Village has been awarded a $4 million grant to upgrade services  at its Huntington Station facility. U.S. Rep. Thomas Suozzi, D-Glen Cove, announced the federal  grant, from the Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration,  Monday at Read More …

Northport Blotter: Man Arrested on Drug Charges

An Oak Beach man was arrested by Northport Village police on multiple drug charges. James Gilchrist, 62, was arrested on Feb. 27. While on patrol a police officer noticed a car being operated on Fort Salonga Road with one headlight out. A check found the Read More …

Ex-School Employee Indicted on Drug, Weapons Charges

A former Commack school employee was arraigned Thursday on a 27-count indictment involving weapons and drug charges. Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy D. Sini announced the indictment Thursday. Patrick Musumeci, 30, a Patchogue resident, was arrested Feb. 6. He faces four counts of Criminal Possession Read More …

Commack District Employee Arrested on Drug, Gun Charges

A Commack school district employee was arrested Wednesday on multiple gun and drug charges after a search of his home in Patchogue. Patrick Musumeci, 30, was charged with three counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th Degree, six Read More …