Melville Fire Department Cites Its Priorities on Development Proposal

The Melville Fire Department said Thursday that is considering both public safety needs and the town’s economic development while it reviews a town proposal to allow mixed-use properties in an area of Melville. Thursday morning, the Facebook posting read, “A joint statement from the Melville Read More …

Dix Hills Department Helping With Melville Paramedic Calls

The Dix Hills Fire Department is temporarily providing paramedic services for the Melville department, News12 is reporting. “Melville Fire District officials say that an audit from the state Department of Health brought an undisclosed issue to their attention,” News12 said. It said it had reached Read More …

Melville Firefighter Honored for Volunteer Service

Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly, D-Huntington Station, a 33-year decorated member of the Deer Park Fire Department  and a retired FDNY lieutenant, recently joined members of the Melville Fire Department to recognize Lt. David Hobart for his volunteer service. At the Fire Department’s monthly budget meeting Read More …

Melville Firefighters Plan Santa’s Route

Melville firefighters are planning Santa’s tour through the streets on Dec. 22. Here’s where to catch up with the Jolly One. 9:10 to 9:30 a.m. 1800 Walt Whitman Road 9:45 to 10:05 a.m.  Country Pointe playground 10:10 to 10:30 a.m.  Strathmore Place Club House 10:45 Read More …

Cat Dies in Condo Fire

Forty firefighters  battled a blaze Tuesday morning at The Coves at Melville, a senior condo complex. The blaze was confined to a rear bedroom, with smoke damage throughout the unit on Morley Circle. Melville Fire Department Assistant Chiefs David Kaplan and Bill Schmitt were in Read More …

2 Injured in Melville Crash

The Melville Fire Department responded to an accident involving a tractor-trailer and an SUVat the intersection of Walt Whitman Road and the South Service Road in Melville Saturday about 1:30 am. Both vehicles traveled several hundred feet down the service road through the woods and came to rest Read More …

Man Injured in Collision With Tractor-Trailer

A driver was injured Friday morning when a vehicle collided with a tractor-trailer truck on Route 110 and Spagnoli Road. Melville firefighters used heavy rescue extrication tools to free the man, who was taken to Nassau University Medical Center in stable condition by the Melville Read More …

Station Man Accused of DWI in Melville Crash

Suffolk County Police  arrested a Huntington Station man Sunday on charges of driving while intoxicated after a motor vehicle crash in Melville. Suffolk County police said Brenten Biber was driving a 2017 Honda Civic west on Baylis Road when his vehicle apparently went through a red Read More …

2 Injured in LIE Crash

The Melville Fire Department responded to an accident with injuries and a trapped victim on the Long Island Expressway eastbound between exits 48 and 49 on June 14. Melville firefighters used heavy rescue spreaders, cutters and ram tools to extricate one of the drivers. He Read More …

Melville Firefighter Honored

Suffolk County Legislators Susan A. Berland (D-Huntington, Babylon and Islip) and Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station)  recently presented a proclamation to Melville Assistant Fire Chief Jason Bernfeld for saving the life of a man after a car accident on the Northern State Parkway. Bernfeld was on Read More …