Greek Fest in Greenlawn a Celebration of Heritage

Saint Paraskevi Greek Orthodox Shrine Church wrapped up its weekend-long celebration of Greek heritage on Sunday, drawing thousands of people to Greenlawn. Rides, Greek food, music and dancing and vendors were among the highlights in the swirl of festivities. Elected officials joined in the celebration, Read More …

Firefighters on the March in East Northport

The East Northport Fire Department launched its annual firemen’s fair and parade Wednesday with a march up Larkfield Road. Firefighters from several departments joined the parade on foot or by truck, including a drum corps from Kings Park, and members of the Commack, Greenlawn, Northport, Read More …

Parade Kicks Off Second Day of Firemen’s Fair

A parade kicked off the second day of the Huntington Manor Fire Department’s firemen’s fair Wednesday, marching down Oakwood Road to the fair at Stimson Middle School. Among the marchers were a Suffolk County police band, a group representing Saf-T-Swim, members of fire departments and Read More …

Huntington Officials Offer Boating Safety Tips, Plan Speed Crackdown

Huntington officials warned boaters Thursday to reduce speeds and offered a variety of other tips to keep people safe over the long Fourth of July weekend. Supervisor Ed Smyth said patrols would be out on the waters to enforce speed limits, including the temporary 5 Read More …

Huntington Commemorates Anne Frank

Anne Frank, the Jewish teenager whose diary inspires millions decades after her death in the Holocaust, was commemorated  Wednesday at Huntington Town Hall. Town officials, religious leaders and others heard from Gail Sheryn Kastenholz, a Huntington Station resident, whose parents survived the Holocaust, and who Read More …

Huntington Woman Celebrates Centennial Milestone

Friends, family, firefighters and town officials and others helped Doris Marilyn Lessuck celebrated her 100th birthday Thursday, one day shy of her big day. The active Huntington resident is preparing to move to Arizona, after 69 years in the Mayo Avenue home, where she and Read More …

Town to Co-Host Celebration of Eid

The Town of Huntington will co-host a celebration of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the Muslim holiday of Ramadan, Friday at Town Hall. Supervisor Ed Smyth and Town Clerk Andrew Raia will co-host a cultural celebration of Eid  at 4:30 pm. “We join Huntington’s Pakistani, Read More …

New Half Hollow Hills Library Opens to Celebration

The Half Hollow Hills Community Library celebrated its sparkling new $24.7 million building Sunday with speeches, music, food and a ribbon cutting. Director Helen Crosson referred to some of the library’s travails in the last few years, including repeated flooding and the strains resulting from Read More …

Celebration Honors Huntington Women for Their Accomplishments

Several Huntington women of distinction were honored Saturday at a Women’s History Month event. The Huntington NAACP celebration at Chez Laa Reine Boutique included the recognition of: The Rev. Bernadette Watkins, Jo-Ann Raia, former Huntington town clerk, Dr. Nichele Nivens, Pilar Moya, housing advocate, Irene Read More …

Drive Organized to Collect Supplies for Ukrainians

A Russian-American doctor, elected officials, activists and others kicked off an effort Thursday to collect supplies for Ukrainians suffering under the Russian invasion. US Rep. Tom Suozzi,  Suffolk Legis. Stephanie Bontempi,  Dr. David Buchin, MD, who is Russian-American, representatives from the Ukrainian Congress Committee of Read More …