Schramm Named to County LGBTQ Board

Joe Schramm, a Northport resident and business owner, has been named to the new LGBTQ+ Advisory Board by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone. Schramm was also elected vice chairman. The purpose of the board is to serve as advisers to county officials on Suffolk LGBTQ+ Read More …

Cops to Offer Vouchers Instead of Tickets for Minor Equipment Violations

Suffolk police will be able to hand out vouchers for repairs instead of issuing tickets for minor equipment violations, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Police Commissioner Rodney Harrison announced Thursday. “For some of our residents, a minor traffic ticket can turn into so much Read More …

Suozzi Pushes Ban on Import of Russian Energy Supplies

US Rep. Tom Suozzi said Monday that the United States should stop all imports of energy from Russia because of that country’s war against Ukraine. “We have to stop buying oil from Russia,” the Democratic congressman said. “It doesn’t make any sense that we are supporting Read More …

Bellone Endorses Kaiman; Progressive Group Backs D’Arrigo

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced his support Tuesday for Jon Kaiman for Congress in the 3rd Congressional District. The Democrat is running to succeed Tom Suozzi, who is running for governor. Bellone and Kaiman, along with several campaign volunteers, greeted commuters and collected petition Read More …

Town, County Agree on $44-Million Sewer Project for Huntington Station

Suffolk County and Town of Huntington offficials signed an agreement Wednesday to spend $44 million to bring sewers to a portion of Huntington Station, part of  a long-awaited effort to revitalize the hamlet. A lack of sewers has often intefered with new development along Route Read More …

Huntington Residents Line Up for Covid-19 Tests

Residents lined up at pharmacies around Huntington Tuesday to get tested for Covid-19. Among the sites offering the test were Value Drugs in Greenlawn and Lantern Pharmacy on Wall Street in Huntington. Several other drugstores posted “no testing” signs alongside notes reminding people to get Read More …

New Covid-19 Cases Continue to Rise

Long Island’s Covid-19 infection rate continues to soar, officials said Tuesday, as the virus continues to spread through the newest variant. “Cases are rising due to the winter surge, but this is not March 2020 – we knew this was coming and New York is taking Read More …

Nonprofits Combine Efforts to Add Veteran Services at Art Center

The Spirit of Huntington Art Center and Rise Life Services said Friday that they are combining forces to expand and add resources for veterans while continuing to operate as a center for people with autism and special needs. The combined center will be called Rise Read More …

Columbus Honored With Wreath, Support for Role in History

Italian Americans and other political and business leaders honored Christopher Columbus Thursday, calling him the founder of America and a cultural icon, as they gathered at his statue on Main Street to help launch the three-day weekend that celebrates his birth. With a banner in Read More …

Update: Lloyd Harbor Cleaning Up After Fierce Storm Blows Through

Cleanup was underway Thursday in Lloyd Harbor from the heavy rain and wind damage left by the remnants of Tropical Storm that socked the area overnight. On Friday, Suffolk, Nassau and 12 other counties in New York were declared eligible for federal emergency disaster funds. Read More …

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 …