Veterans Gather in Support of Others

Veterans and others gathered Sunday to support their own, collecting personal care items for former members of the service in need of assistance. The event, held at Walt Whitman High School, included a car show and music. The collection was part of Operation Enduring Care, Read More …

Veterans Honored With Ceremony in Greenlawn

Veterans Day was marked Friday in Greenlawn with the American Legion, firefighters, Scouts and others saluting those who have served throughout the decades in the American military. Several organizations stepped forward to place wreaths at Greenlawn Memorial Park hosted by American Legion Post 1244. In Read More …

Commemoration, Lights to Honor Veterans

American Legion Post 1244 will host a Veterans Day commemoration on Nov.11 in Greenlawn. The service will begin at 11 a.m. at Greenlawn Memorial Park, at the corner of Pulaski Rd. and Broadway. Veterans, government officials and members of the public are expected at the Read More …

Huntington Honors Veterans With Inaugural ‘Army-Navy’ Game

    The Town of Huntington recognized veterans Saturday with a thriller “Army-Navy” high school football game won 27-26 by Harborfields. The  ceremony was designed as a remembrance of Fred Amore of East Northport. The  – Vietnam veteran, Purple Heart recipient and longest serving commander Read More …

Roy Beach, 96, Dies; World War II Navy Veteran

Firematic services are scheduled Thursday night for Roy Beach, a World War II veteran and lifelong member of the Levittown and Eaton’s Neck Fire Departments. The Navy veteran, who was 96, died Oct. 1. Visitation at the Nolan Funeral Home Thursday from 2-5 and 7-9 Read More …

‘Paws of War’ Group Delivers Surprise to Supporter

Several veterans, their supporters and their dogs dropped by the Home Depot store in East Northport Thursday to say thank the store manager for his support. Robert Misseri, founder of the non-profit Paws of War, led the troop into the store to present their Patriot Read More …

$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 …