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 …

Homeless Shelter at Northport VA Expected to Reopen in May

A homeless shelter is expected to reopen this spring on the grounds of the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Northport.  US Reps. Tom Suozzi, D-Huntington and Lee Zeldin, R-Patchogue, said United Veterans Beacon House has been awarded a 5-year contract to operate the shelter.    The  Read More …

‘Big Shot’ to Play Benefit Concert for Veterans at Paramount

Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot will play a benefit concert for veterans Saturday Nov. 16 at the Paramount. Tickets to see the Billy Joel tribute band are available for pre-sale Wednesday and to the general public on Friday. Proceeds of the concert, sponsored by TD Read More …

Veterans Honored for Service to Communities

Several local veterans were honored at State Sen. James Gaughran’s ‘Veterans Hall of Fame’ ceremony Saturday in Huntington. The event honored veterans whose contributions in their military service and throughout their communities made them worthy of recognition by the New York State Senate. Honorees included Read More …