County Sponsoring Job Fair for Food Service Workers

A  job fair Tuesday will focus on positions in the food, beverage and hospitality industries. The Suffolk County Department of Labor and the Long Island Food Council will host the event at Island Harvest in Melville from 10 am-noon. “Long Island’s food, beverage, and hospitality industry Read More …

Coindre Hall Boathouse Work Leads to Opposition

​The future of the dilapidated boathouse at Coindre Hall has community activists opposing plans and the work that has gone on so far at the Suffolk County park. Environmental Conservation police from the state Department of Environmental Conservation advised the individuals working at the site Read More …

Suffolk County: New Transit Web Page; Transparency on Gifts

Suffolk County launched a new page Thursday for information about the county’s Reimagine Transit Initiative.  County Executive Steve Bellone said the  web page, which will be located on the County’s Connect Long Island  website, will provide general project information and updates, along with opportunities for Read More …

Long Island Tops Covid-19 Infection Rate

Long Island has the highest Covid-19 infection rate in New York State, the governor said Saturday, at 6.41 percent. The statewide number is 4.75 percent. In the Town of Huntington, Huntington Station continues to have the highest infection rate, with 3,343 total cases, or 100.51 Read More …

22 New Covid-19 Deaths Reported in Suffolk County

New Covid-19 deaths rose to 197 statewide, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Thursday, led by Suffolk County with 22. “The holiday COVID hangover is here which is problematic enough, but with the introduction of the U.K. strain and the federal government’s refusal to help contain Read More …

Suffolk Reports 17 More Covid-19 Deaths

Suffolk County reported 17 more Covid-19 deaths, the highest in New York State, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Saturday. Statewide, there were 128 new Covid-19 deaths. “We have the vaccine, and that is good news, but it will be months before we’ve reached critical mass, Read More …

Cuomo Says Funds Needed to Carry Out Vaccine Distribution

.Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo  issued a letter Saturday to President Donald Trump,  calling on him to use his influence and force Congress to ensure the next COVID-19 stimulus package includes  financial relief for American families, states and localities. “If the president does not step in Read More …

Cuomo Warns of Rising Hospitalization Rates

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo warned Monday that Covid-19 hospitalizations could double in a month if the current rate of spread  continues.   Total COVID hospitalizations rose to 5,712, with 1,040 patients in ICU, up 31 from Saturday. Of them, 572 are intubated.  Another  83 New Read More …

Huntington Voters Went for Biden Over Trump

Huntington voters chose former Vice President Joe Biden over President Donald Trump by 11,000 votes, according to final numbers released this week. The final count put the race at 63,448 votes for Biden to 52,399 for Trump. Suffolk County gave Trump the edge, however, by Read More …

Op Ed: Suffolk Ballot Will Look Different

  There will likely be a new ballot line landscape in Suffolk County and the rest of New York State as a result of last month’s election: the elimination of several minor parties that have for many years all but automatically gained ballot presence. There Read More …

Suffolk Covid-19 Infection Rate Tops 5%, With 3 More Deaths

Suffolk County reported Wednesday that 966 new Covid-19 infections had been recorded the day before, along with three more deaths. The newest figures bring the total infections in Suffolk to 62,647 since the epidemic began. Nassau stands at 61,988 total, including 826 found Tuesday. Suffolk Read More …

County Cites Bacteria, Advises Against Bathing at Several Beaches

Suffolk County advised against bathing Tuesday at several beaches Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 57 beaches. The advisory is based on the potential that the presence of bacteria at levels that exceed New York State standards will Read More …

Veterans Invited to Services Day

All veterans are invited to Veterans Services Day, sponsored by American Legion Post 1244 and the Huntington Opportunity Resource Center. Scheduled for 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Walt Whitman High School, the event will connect veterans with service providers, human resource representatives and other not-for-profit organizations, Read More …