Holiday Events to Fill Weekend Around Huntington

The Thanksgiving holiday is underway, with schools closed, many enjoying a long weekend with both Thursday and Friday off from work, and big events planned around Huntington this weekend. Town Hall is closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving. Residents on a Tuesday-Friday trash pickup schedule Read More …

Early Thanksgiving Celebration at Gurwin

Residents at Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center celebrated Thanksgiving celebration early  with a visit from Tom and Martha, two pardoned Royal Palm Turkeys, courtesy of Suffolk County Farm and Education Center’s Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE). Residents had a meet-and-greet at the 460-bed nursing center. James A. Read More …

Op-Ed: Many Need Help Year Round

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, numerous organizations are coming together to donate turkeys and essential food items to families facing economic hardships within our community. While these initiatives aim to bring comfort during the holiday season, it is imperative to recognize that many of the Read More …

Sorrentino Turkey Giveway in Full Swing

Volunteers began handing out turkeys Monday morning in Huntington  as part of the annual Sorrentino Family Foundation turkey giveaway. Andre Sorrentino, Huntington’s highway superintendent, said that about 3,000 turkeys with fixings were expected to be given out throughout the day. Residents with vouchers pulled into Read More …

Sorrentino Turkey Giveaway Scheduled Monday

The 15th annual Sorrentino family turkey giveaway is scheduled for 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday in Huntington Station. Donations are still welcomed by the Sorrentino Family Foundation, and vouchers are available to those in need. The event feeds thousands of families who need help to celebrate Read More …

Letter: Help Feed Our Neighbors for Thanksgiving

Helping Hand Rescue Mission’s 59th Annual Thanksgiving Turkey & Food Distribution provides food for a family’s full Thanksgiving meal, dessert and a special breakfast, to those in need right in our community. This year we’ll be meeting another increased need in our community. Although we are Read More …

Turkey Trot, Parades and More Light Up Long Holiday Weekend

The holiday season in Huntington begins in earnest this extended weekend, with turkey trots, Christmas tree lightings, parades and more. On Wednesday, There’s a viewing of  the classic “Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” at 7 p.m. at the South Huntington Library, for cardholders grades 6-12. Thursday morning, Read More …

MTA Encourages Holiday Travelers to Use Rails, Not Roads

The Metropolian Transportation Authority is scheduling extra service  for those planning to travel for Thanksgiving. Trains and buses throughout the system will operate on special schedules on Wednesday through Sunday, with expanded railroad service on Wednesday afternoon, to accommodate the unique travel demands of Thanksgiving Read More …

Safety Tips Ahead of Thanksgiving

  Thanksgiving is just days away. This holiday season, people are embracing the traditions they love best: Gatherings with family and friends, and turkey platters with all the trimmings. And don’t forget a day of football – both in the backyard, and on our screens. Read More …

Holiday Food Donation Campaign Gets Underway

Island Harvest Food Bank kicked off its annual Turkey and Trimmings collection campaign on Tuesday. The annual food collection helps Long Islanders in need enjoy a holiday-style meal. Randi Shubin Dresner, president and CEO of Island Harvest,said that the food bank forecasts a demand for Read More …