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 …

Bellone Boosts EMS Protection Act

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and State Sen. John Brooks were joined by fire, rescue and emergency services professionals Thursday to  support the EMS Protection Act. Volunteer EMS organizations in the state can’t recover costs for services and are forced to recoup their expenses from Read More …

‘Lift Your Spirit, Take Your Shot’ Boosts Covid-19 Vaccination

Residents age 21 and up who get vaccinated at a Suffolk County point of distribution  in May will receive a ticket for a free drink at participating wineries, distilleries or breweries. Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone  announced the “Lift Your Spirit, Take Your Shot” initiative,  Read More …