Synagogues Rally to Support Israel After Hamas Attack

From religious services to signs declaring their support, Huntington’s Jewish population is rallying around Israel in the wake of the brutal Hamas attack last weekend. Blue and white signs bearing the Star of David line the sidewalk in front of a Park Avenue synagogue and Read More …

Greenlawn Fire Department Kicks Off Four-Day Fair

The Greenlawn Fire Department kicked off its four-day fair Thursday night with a parade along Broadway-Greenlawn before turning into Boulevard Avenue and the packed fair at fire headquarters. Serving as grand marshal was George Kouroutis, who marched the parade along with his family. ┬áKouroutis used Read More …

Hochul Outlines Plans on Bail, Mental Health, Housing

Gov. Kathy Hochul targeted mental health, bail reform and crime, the minimum wage, school aid and housing among the top items on her wishlist Tuesday in her State of the State speech before the Legislature. She proposed creating 1,000 new beds for mental health treatment Read More …

Brown Beats Macco; Mattera Defeats Berland

Assemblyman Keith Brown was re-elected Tuesday night over Democratic challenger Cooper Macco. And in the 2nd State Senate race, incumbent Mario Mattera defeated Susan A. Berland. The Republican in the 12th Assembly District won with about 56 percent of the vote. In 2nd State Senate Read More …

Greek Fest in Greenlawn a Celebration of Heritage

Saint Paraskevi Greek Orthodox Shrine Church wrapped up its weekend-long celebration of Greek heritage on Sunday, drawing thousands of people to Greenlawn. Rides, Greek food, music and dancing and vendors were among the highlights in the swirl of festivities. Elected officials joined in the celebration, Read More …

Update: Lieutenant Governor Resigns After His Arrest

Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin resigned Tuesday afternoon, following his arrest on federal charges involving campaign funds. Gov. Kathy Hochul said, “I have accepted Brian Benjamin’s resignation effective immediately. While the legal process plays out, it is clear to both of us that he cannot continue Read More …

Police Commissioner Has a Meet and Greet With Huntington Residents

New Suffolk Police Commissioner Rodney Harrison took questions from Huntington residents Monday evening as he introduced himself over Zoom and described plans he has for the Suffolk County Police Department. Among the issues Harrison and community residents discussed were transparency, departmental diversity and hiring, drugs, Read More …

Huntington Honors Its World War II Veterans

The Town of Huntington honored its World War II veterans Sunday, adding the names of 365 Huntington veterans of the war to its memorial in front of Town Hall. Veterans whose names were added Sunday and attended the ceremony were Jack Stahl, Peter O’Donnell, Seymour Read More …