Suffolk Committee to Work on Drug Settlement Priorities

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced the formation of a  committee Thursday that will set priorities for the funds resulting from a lawsuit settlement with opioid manufacturers and pharmacies. County Legislator Tom Donnelly, D-Huntington Station, was named to the committee, along with: Dr. Gregson Pigott, Read More …

Huntington Joins Legal Fight in Opioid Crisis

The Town of Huntington is jumping into the legal fight resulting from the opioid crisis, hiring a law firm to take action and represent its interests. At its most recent meeting, the Town Board voted to hire Tate Grossman Kelly & Iaccarino, a Hempstead law Read More …

Taste of the Town Supports Anti-Drug Campaign

Anti-drug efforts got a boost Thursday night when Appliance World hosted Taste of the Town, featuring foods from more than 20 restaurants. Janice Talento, CEO and president of Drug Free Long Island, said the event had “great support from the restaurants, businesses and community to Read More …

Huntington Residents Discuss Addiction, Recovery at Town Hall

Huntington residents came together for a public forum at Town Hall to discuss solutions to drug addiction and recovery in Suffolk County. The event featured statements from law enforcement, treatment, recovery, and health care professionals. The purpose of the event was to discuss the issues Read More …

Forums on Opioid Abuse Scheduled

Two forums on opioid abuse are scheduled in Huntington next week. The sessions are entitled Responding to Opioid Overdose and offered by the state Department of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services. Town Councilman Edmund J.M. Smyth will host the first session Monday July 16 at Read More …