State Opens Truck Inspection Station on LIE

The state Transportation Department officially opened a new commercial carrier vehicle roadside inspection station on Thursday. The new site is set on a former parking lot on the westbound side of the Long Island Expressway between Exits 53 and 51 in Dix Hills. The facility Read More …

ELIJA Farm Opens Marketplace, Expanding Efforts for Those With Autism

The Elija Foundation officially opened its marketplace Thursday at its farm in South Huntington, focusing on sustainable farmland and ways to assist those with autism. Deb Thivierge, who heads ELIJA, led the ribbon cutting with help from several state, local and county officials, including Suffolk Read More …

Huntington to Receive Millions for Downtown, Cultural Projects

 The Town of Huntington and several nonprofit organizations will receive significant infusions of money to fund cultural and downtown projects, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone said Tuesday. Accompanied by cultural organization leaders and elected town, county and state leaders who packed the Chapin Rainbow Read More …

Residents Offer Feedback on Station Revitalization

Huntington Station residents met Wednesday night to offer suggestions on ways to improve the hamlet using a $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative grant from the state. A group appointed by the state is considering ideas to improve Huntington Station, focusing primarily on New York Avenue Read More …

Breast Cancer Screening to Be Offered June 2

The Huntington Assembly of God will be the site of breast cancer screenings on June 2 using the Stony Brook Cancer Center’s Mobile Mammography Van. The screening is cosponsored by State Sen. Mario R. Mattera and the NAACP Huntington. It is scheduled for 10 a.m. Read More …

Schools: Math Madness Tournament; Oheka Scholarships

Second graders at Elwood’s Harley Avenue Primary School, participated in a Math Madness tournament recently. Math teacher Jill Greenblatt hosted Harley’s first annual Math Madness bracket-style tournament. To tie it in with the NCAA’s March Madness basketball contest, each student was “drafted” onto one of 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 …

Zeldin Drops By Fall Festival at Heckscher

Republican gubernatorial candidate Lee Zeldin dropped by the Long Island Fall Festival Saturday, greeting an enthusiastic crowd of supporters, some of whom addressed him as Governor, while others urged him to “save our state.” He walked along Prime Avenue, which was lined by festival booths, Read More …

Huntington’s Second Spray Park Opens

Huntington debuted its second spray park Friday, providing watery fun to residents from toddlers to two town councilmen, who decided to wrestle another official into the spray while kids frolicked in the water. Town Supervisor Ed Smyth presided over the grand opening and ribbon cutting Read More …

Huntington Commemorates Anne Frank

Anne Frank, the Jewish teenager whose diary inspires millions decades after her death in the Holocaust, was commemorated  Wednesday at Huntington Town Hall. Town officials, religious leaders and others heard from Gail Sheryn Kastenholz, a Huntington Station resident, whose parents survived the Holocaust, and who Read More …