Legislators Recognize 3 as Women of Distinction

Suffolk County legislators representing Huntington have named three residents as Women of Distinction. In the 18th District, Legislator William “Doc” Spencer honored the Rev. Kim Gambino for her work at Helping Hand Rescue Mission feeding, clothing and otherwise supporting families in need. Hundreds of families Read More …

Huntington Residents Prepare for Passover, Easter Celebrations

Helping Hand Rescue Mission and Huntington Assembly of God volunteers handed out hundreds of Easter baskets Saturday.  Meanwhile, Jewish residents were preparing for Passover, which will begin Saturday at sundown. Volunteers, including members of the Order of the Eastern Star, distributed baskets to families who Read More …

Letter: Champions Made Extra Effort to Help in Times of Need

As we approach the New Year many of us are ready to say good riddance to 2020, a year unlike any other. In spite of the bleakness of the situation, we have seen the best in our human spirit in unprecedented numbers. We recognize our Read More …

Scam Alerts on Charities, Covid-19 Vaccines

Medicare has issued an alert warning against several scams involving the Covid-19 vaccine. The federal agency covers the cost of the vaccine, warning recipients to never provide their Medicare card number. And never pay to join a list to get the vaccine, get early access Read More …

Good Deeds: Food Donations, Knitted Dolls, Toy Drive

Individuals and organizations have been working hard this year to help their fellow residents cope with the Covid-19 epidemic and the economic fallout. Here are just a few highlights of Huntington residents helping others. The Friends of Huntington Station Latin Quarter, with the help of Read More …

Library Collects Donations With Mitten Tree

The Huntington Public Library is inviting donations of new gloves, scarves and mittens. Donated items will be placed on its Mitten Tree and then handed over to Helping Hand Rescue Mission. Donations will be accepted until Dec. 20.  For more information, contact Adult Reference Services Read More …

Mission Helps Families With Set for Summer Fun Day

A bicycle raffle and donations of clothing and food highlighted the Set for Summer Family Fun Day Saturday at Helping Hand Rescue Mission in Huntington Station. The mission collected and distributed donations from individuals, the Silas Wood 6th Grade Center Sheps Law Group (Robert C. Read More …