Suffolk County Offering Some Covid-19 Rental Assistance

Updated: Suffolk County is offering a program to assist tenants with their rent payments. A second program, to assist small-business owners, is not available to businesses in Huntington or several other towns, because they aren’t  part of the Community Development Block Grant program. Operation Backstop–Bringing Assistance Read More …

Shutdown Extended to April 29

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo Monday extended the shutdown of schools and nonessential businesses until April 29. Citing a possible flattening in the number of people infected by the coronavirus, he nonetheless warned people to follow social distancing rules to help keep the disease at bay. Read More …

Bellone to Host Coronavirus Town Hall on Facebook

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone will host a town hall on the coronavirus Monday night at 6:30 p.m. on his Facebook page. He will provide an update for residents and answer  questions. Tune in on Facebook page to participate. The county also announced Sunday that Read More …

COVID-19 Updates: 4 Cases in Huntington; Hospital Screening; PSEG Suspends Power Cutoffs

Updated 8:25 p.m. Closings and other news about responses to the COVID-19 epidemic. The number of cases of infection with COVID-19 is up to four in Huntington. Huntington Hospital has suspended its volunteer program until at least April 24. For those scheduled for elective surgeries Read More …

Coronavirus Update: States of Emergency; After-School Events Canceled

Update 6:30 p.m. Huntington Supervisor Chad Lupinacci declared a state of emergency Thursday afternoon, allowing for the closing of certain town facilities.  That declaration followed similar moves by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone. As of 6:30 p.m., Suffolk County reported two Read More …

Gaughran Sworn in as State Senator

State Sen, Jim Gaughran was sworn into office  Sunday night by Gov. Andrew Cuomo at the Engeman Theater in Northport. “I am humbled and honored to represent our district in the State Senate,” Gaughran said. “I am excited for the opportunity to help end the Read More …

Steve Israel at Book Revue

Former Congressman Steve Israel spoke about and signed his new novel, “Big Guns” at Huntington’s Book Revue on April 19. Interviewing the politician and author was Suffolk County Executive, Steve Bellone. “Big Guns” satirizes the debate about gun control in the U.S. Israel said he Read More …