St. Patrick’s Parade Returns to Huntington

Irish pride was on full display Sunday afternoon as pipe bands, elected officials, dancers and others came out to celebrate the 88th annual St. Patrick’s parade in downtown Huntington. A year after the Covid-19 epidemic led to the cancellation of the parade in 2021, residents, Read More …

St. Patrick’s Parade Set to Return Sunday to Huntington

The last time bagpipes were skirling and Irish eyes were smiling on Main Street in Huntington for St. Patrick’s Day was March 8, 2020. Because of the Covid-19 epidemic, last year’s parade was virtual. But Sunday, the marchers and music will be back for the Read More …

Northwell Moves Against Unvaccinated Workers; Protests Continue

On the eve of enforcement of a Covid-19 vaccination mandate for healthcare workers, a group of people who oppose it protested at the Northport home of  CEO Michael Dowling Sunday night. All healthcare employees in New York State must have received at least one Covid-19 Read More …

Northport Notes: Dowling Talk; Hash-Tasting Event in Park

Michael Dowling, president and CEO of Northwell Health,  will discuss his book “Leading Through a Pandemic,” via Zoom on Sunday May 16 at 2 p.m.  Reserve a  free spot. Northwell, the health system that cared for more COVID-19 patients than any other in the United Read More …

Virtual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Underway

The Huntington Hibernians’ St. Patrick’s Day celebration is underway, all online and available through the month. Instead of marching along Main Street in Huntington this past weekend, the Hibernians and their activities can be seen by clicking this link. This year the festivities, on display Read More …

Huntington St. Patrick’s Parade Canceled

The 87th St. Patrick’s Day parade scheduled for March 14 has been canceled because of continuing concerns about Covid-19. The Huntington Ancient Order of Hibernians said that the parade and celebration of healthcare workers that had been scheduled for March 14 would be moved to Read More …

Northwell Nurse Is First to Get Covid-19 Vaccine in U.S.

 Sandra Lindsay, a nurse in the intensive care unit of  Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Queens, was the first person in the United States to receive the Covid-19 vaccine on Monday. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said, “We trust science here in New York. The Read More …

Dowling Named to Most Influential Healthcare Leaders List

Northwell Health President and CEO Michael J. Dowling has been named to Modern Healthcare magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare,” ranking second overall. The top spot went to frontline workers, including  the nurses, doctors, respiratory therapists, environmental service workers and administrators who are battling the Covid-19 Read More …

Thousands Call in for Suozzi-Northwell Discussion on COVID-19

Doctors and nurses were among the more than 19,700 people who phoned in to participate in Rep. Tom Suozzi’s coronavirus town hall meeting Thursday. It became clear during the hour-long tele-conference that local physicians are seeing patients with symptoms at a frequency that is escalating Read More …