Dowling Recognized Again as a Top Heathcare Leader

Michael Dowling, president and CEO of Northwell Health has again been named one of the most influential people in healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine. The publication released its list of “The 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare of 2023” in its Dec. 4 issue. Dowing Read More …

South Huntington Schools Consider Adding Armed Security

The South Huntington school board will consider adding armed security guards at schools at its meeting Wednesday night. The issue will come before the board in the wake of multiple school shootings around the country in recent years, most recently, in May, where 19 students Read More …

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 …