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 …

Restaurants Offering Special Super Bowl, Valentine’s Menus

With the Super Bowl and Valentine’s Day just two days apart, and Mardi Gras the following week, a variety of meals are available at Huntington establishments. The Halesite Fire Department is sponsoring a Super Bowl pancake breakfast Sunday as a fundrasier for the department. Admission Read More …

Santa Planning Greenlawn, Centerport Tours

Santa Claus will be touring Greenlawn and Centerport on Saturday,with the help of firefighters. The Greenlawn Fire Department will start escorting Santa about 10:30 a.m., starting at the firehouse on Boulevard Avenue.The itinerary is on the department’s Facebook page. The Centerport Department is plannning Operation Read More …

Holiday Highlights: Santa Claus to Tour Halesite

Santa Claus will be touring Halesite on Dec. 17 with the help of the Halesite Fire Department. Here is the tentative schedule. If there’s inclement weather that day, the visit will be postponed until Dec.18. The route times are approximate. 12:00PM START • YOUNGS HILL Read More …

Fire Sweeps Through Halesite Auto Shops

A large, smoky fire engulfed two auto businesses Friday afternoon in Halesite. No injuries were reported though some firefighters were treated for smoke inhalation and heat exhaustion as high humidity and temperatures in the 90s were reported. Witnesses said the fire appeared to start when Read More …

2 Blood Drives Scheduled to Ease Shortage

Huntington Supervisor Ed Smyth, Huntington American Legion Post #360 and the Halesite Fire Department are sponsoring back-to-back blood drives with New York Blood Center on Thursday, April 21 and Friday, April 22 in response to the emergency blood shortage.  “Our hospitals need the public’s help Read More …

Apgar Donates $20,000 to Tunnels to Towers Foundation

Sarah Apgar, a former Halesite  Fire Department volunteer and a Shark Tank winner, has donated $20,000 to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation. Her Fitfighter organization delivered the funds to support the military and first responders, according to the website Firehouse.com “This is a very special Read More …

Hometown Helpers: Chas Forte, Junior Firefighter

HuntingtonNow.com is taking a look at those who volunteer their time to make Huntington a better place to live. Name, age, and school: Chas Forte, 16, Huntington High School Organization: Halesite Fire Department The project: I am an ex-captain of the Halesite Fire Department junior firefighter Read More …

Huntington Manor FD Elects New Leaders

The Huntington Manor Fire Department recently elected new leaders. Elected were:1st Assistant Chief Chuck Brady, Chief of Department Jon Hoffmann, 2nd Assistant Chief Jim Glidden and 3rd Assistant Chief Brian Christian. All chiefs are certified in firefighting, heavy rescue, confined space rescue, haz mat,and incident Read More …

Halesite FD’s Annual Christmas Tree Sale Dec. 7-9

The Halesite Fire Department’s annual Christmas tree sale is set for the weekend of Dec. 7-9. The sale runs from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday and again from 8 a.m. Sunday until the trees are Read More …