Library Panel to Discuss Gun Safety Topics

Policy, medical and legislative experts will discuss gun safety April 19 at the South Huntington Public Library. Panelists include national gun safety advocate Linda Beigel Schulman of Dix Hills, whose son, Scott Beigel, was one of 17 people killed in the Parkland school massacre in 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 …

As Vaccination Deadline Nears, Hospitals, State Prepare for Staff Shortage

Gov. Kathy Hochul announced plans Saturday to deal with possible medical staffing issues resulting from the Covid-19 vaccine deadline on Monday. All healthcare workers in New York State must be vaccinated by Monday or face losing their jobs. “We are still in a battle against Read More …

From Undocumented to Heart Surgeon, Dr. Harold Fernandez Shares His Story

The journey of Huntington resident Dr. Harold Fernandez is not just unique but one of triumph through tribulation and struggle in achieving the epitome of the American dream. Yet, his story also encompasses the dreams and aspirations of many others seeking a better life.  Fernandez Read More …

Health Tips for Students Preparing for Finals

School is almost out, but before students hit the finish line, there is one more hurdle: final exams. In a year where many navigated remote learning, preparing for finals can seem particularly challenging. But  Dr. Michael Green, associate medical director of Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care, Read More …