$75,000 Grant to Aid Program for Veterans

Island Harvest has received a $75,000 grant for its Operation: HOPE, a mobile program of food, supplies and services for veteran communities. Assemblyman Steve Stern, D – Huntington, said that he was able to secure the funding for at-risk Long Island veterans “As a member Read More …

Greenlawn Veteran Named Legionnaire of the Year

A veteran who has made it his mission to assist residents at the Northport VA Medical Center homeless shelter has been named Legionnaire of the Year 2021 by the American Legion Greenlawn Post 1244. Albert Statton II, who also serves in the Greenlawn Fire Department, Read More …

Lottery Applications Open for Veterans Housing in Huntington Station

Veterans can now apply for spots at the Columbia Terrace condo complex in Huntington Station. Columbia Terrace is a 14-unit affordable condo complex with a veterans preference made up of  8 two-bedroom units and 6 one-bedroom units. The application process will end Nov. 30 and Read More …

Huntington Honors Its World War II Veterans

The Town of Huntington honored its World War II veterans Sunday, adding the names of 365 Huntington veterans of the war to its memorial in front of Town Hall. Veterans whose names were added Sunday and attended the ceremony were Jack Stahl, Peter O’Donnell, Seymour Read More …

Casale Starts Marathon Journey in Huntington

The Town of Huntington on Sunday sent ultra-marathoner Eva Casale off on the first leg of her 184-mile journey around Long Island to honor veterans. The event at Town Hall was wrapped in Flag Day,  which commemorates the 1777 adoption of the Stars and Stripes Read More …

Northport VA Medical Center to Offer Vets Covid-19 Vaccine

The VA Medical Center in Northport will again offer a walk-in clinic for the Covid-19 vaccine. The clinic will operate Monday from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for veterans over 65. No appointments required for this day only. An appointment for the second vaccination will Read More …

Suffolk Offers Rapid Covid-19 Tests to Veterans

A rapid Covid-19 testing program for first responders will expand to serve  veterans, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced Wednesday. Veterans will be able to sign up for an appointment through a reservation-based online system. The county launched the program last month, providing hundreds of Read More …

Huntington Honors Veterans at Town Hall Ceremony

Huntington honored its veterans at a ceremony Sunday that featured a performance by a young Broaway star and a somber program that included the laying of a wreath. Makayla Connolly, star of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Lyric Theatre in New York Read More …

Pandemic Concerns Cancel Race Honoring Fallen Marine

Concern about the coronavirus pandemic has led to the cancellation of the annual Cpl. Christopher G. Scherer I Did the Grid Run/Walk during Memorial Day weekend. The race has kicked off the Suffolk County Veterans Run Series every year, and honors the memory of the Read More …