Fred Guttenberg’s Voyage From Grief Toward Gun Safety

Many people know Fred Guttenberg, an East Northport native, as a passionate advocate against gun violence. He grew up on Long Island and, like many Long Islanders, moved to Florida. When his brother died of a disease related to 9/11, he and his family faced Read More …

Essay: Gun Violence Is a Public Health Emergency for Our Children

It was the end of the work day when the news from Uvalde  began to flash across our phones. Like pediatricians across the country my eyes welled up with tears. These were tears not only of sadness for these young children, not only of horror Read More …

Suffolk Police: Man Arrested With Stolen, Loaded Handgun

A Greenlawn man is facing multiple weapons and other charges after he fled Suffolk police Thursday afternoon, Suffolk police said. Officers from the Community Support Unit tried to stop a 2016 BMW but the driver, identified as Tashawn Cunningham, 24, fled. He was stopped near Read More …

Second Precinct Reports Two Gunfire Incidents

Suffolk County Police Second Precinct reported Friday they were handling two instances of gunfire that occurred in Huntington this week. The first happened Monday at 9:18 a.m. when an occupant of a room at the Melville Marriott, 1350 Walt Whitman Road, Melville, fired a single Read More …

Teen Arrested on Gun Possession Charge

Suffolk County Police  arrested a teenager Friday morning on charges of  possessing a loaded handgun in Huntington Station. Second Precinct officers responded to a 911 report that a group of teenagers, possibly armed with guns, were in the area of Oakwood Road in Huntington Station. Read More …

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 …

Gaughran Wants to Ban Gun Raffles

State Sen. Jim Gaughran will introduce legislation this week to ban gun raffles. The legislation would prohibit firearms from being given as prizes in games of chance. This is the second  year that Nassau County Friends of the NRA is hosting its annual fundraiser, which Read More …

Parkland Victim’s Family On Hand for ‘Red Flag’ Bill Signing

Gov. Cuomo signed a “red flag” bill Monday that allows for confiscation of guns from people determined by courts to be an extreme risk to themselves or others. Linda Beigel Schulman and her husband, Michael Schulman, of Dix Hills attended the signing ceremony in memory 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 …