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 …

Halesite Fire Department Collecting Food Donations

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Halesite Fire Department is once again collecting donations of canned food, nonperishables and toiletries to help support the Family Service League. Donations will be accepted at the firehouse, 1 North New York Ave., Halesite, until Dec. 21. A drop box for Read More …

Halesite Swears In New Leaders

The chiefs and officers of the Halesite Fire Department were sworn in recently. Chief Greg Colonna, and his 1st and 2nd Assistant Chief’s James Magerle and Dominic Spada were sworn in, followed by their line, rescue, and Department officers. Rookie of the Year was awarded Read More …

Events to Focus on Preventing Drug Abuse

Two events designed to address drug issues are scheduled in Huntington in the next two weeks as professionals try to reduce the damage caused by addiction. The Halesite Fire Department  will host “Be Smart.Don’t Start” on May 29, with a conversation for parents and their kids about Read More …

Then and Now: Kate Deegan

  HuntingtonNow.com takes a look at what some graduates of local high schools  are doing these days. Name: Kate Deegan (Kuntz) High School: Huntington HS Year Graduated: 2002 Comment about your high school experiences: A truly wonderful and memorable 4 years…I made great friends whom I’m still Read More …

‘Comedy for a Cause’ at Halesite Fire Department

The Halesite Fire Department is hosting a  “Comedy for a Cause” to support its hook and ladder company. The comedy show is set for Saturday April 28 at the Halesite Fire Department, 1 New York Ave., Halesite. Doors open at 7 p.m., with the show Read More …