Long Island Business Expo Set for October

Registration is open for the annual Long Island business expo in October, sponsored by the Melville Chamber of Commerce. The Oct. 25 expo will include its Restaurant Row of food businesses, with an array of food, beverage and dessert vendors and their tastings.There will also be a diversity, equity and inclusion pavilion, featuring information on resources for career opportunities, mentorship and other information.
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Huntington Man Charged With Hate Crime in Vandalism of Zeldin Sign

A Huntington man was arrested Tuesday and charged with a hate crime after a sign for Republican gubernatorial candidate Lee Zeldin was vandalized and marked with a swastika. Hate Crimes Unit detectives arrested Vincent J. Mckie, 41, outside his home on Oakwood Road and charged him with Aggravated Harassment 1st Degree, a hate crime, and Criminal Mischief 4th Degree. He will be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on a later date.

Hochul, Zeldin Win Primaries for Governor

US Rep. Lee Zeldin won the Republican gubernatorial nomination Tuesday, while Gov. Kathy Hochul easily captured the Democratic nomination. Zeldin defeated a full roster of Republican opponents: Rob Astorino, a former Westchester County executive, Andrew Giuliani, son of former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani, and businessman Harry Wilson. Both...

Project Aims to Clean Up Water, Revive Oyster Harvesting

Volunteers are at work in a project to clean the waters and boost the biodiversity in Town of Huntington waters by creating oyster reefs. The project is a combined effort by Community Offshore Wind, the Rotary Club of Huntington, and the Cornell Cooperative Extension Marine Program, and working with the Town of Huntington.

Hiring in Huntington: Medical Scribe, Restaurant Host

The Town of Huntington continues to look for a few more summer workers. See the application here. The Suffolk County Auxiliary Police is a volunteer Civil Defense force equipped and trained to assist the Suffolk County Police Department, serving as additional “eyes and ears”, in an effort to improve...

Carnival Rides, Food and Fun at Fairs This Summer

Summer fun is back, with several festivals, street fairs and other events on the schedule. Here are a few of them. St. Anthony of Padua Parish’s 2022 Family Feast & Festival will get underway Wednesday through Saturday Trinity Regional School, 1025 5th Ave, East Northport. Carnival rides by Newton...

Huntington Protesters Rally Over Abortion Ruling

About 200 people rallied Sunday night in Huntington against the Supreme Court decision to overturn the Roe v. Wade abortion ruling. Local Jewish and Protestant leaders addressed the crowd to emphasize that some faiths have a different view of when life begins than some courts have ruled. Others reminded people that the Roe v. Wade decision nearly 50 years found that abortion was a constitutional right, and said that women would not return to limits previously imposed on them. several pledged to continue to protect women in need of abortion services and to restore legal access.

Crews Tackling Trees in Huntington to Improve Safety

Highway Department and PSEG-LI crews are out on the streets of Huntington, removing trees that pose a threat to power lines and residents’ safety. With recent reports of falling trees, one of which killed a firefighter from Long Island who was visiting North Carolina, and another that nearly landed on a woman driving on Wolf Hills Road, experts are warning homeowners to pay attention to their trees.

Huntington’s Second Spray Park Opens

Huntington debuted its second spray park Friday, providing watery fun to residents from toddlers to two town councilmen, who decided to wrestle another official into the spray while kids frolicked in the water. Town Supervisor Ed Smyth presided over the grand opening and ribbon cutting at Manor Field Park, accompanied...

Huntington Arts Festival Getting Underway

The 57th annual Huntington Summer Arts Festival launches Friday night and continues through the first week of August, offering a free series of dance, theater and music at the Chapin Rainbow Stage in Heckscher Park. “The Huntington Summer Arts Festival is a cultural mainstay of Long Island and reflects our...

Paramount Packs Its Summer Lineup

The Paramount says it’s making up for lost time, packing this summer’s schedule with dozens of shows. The Huntington theater said Thursday that, after two missed summer seasons because of the Covid-19 epidemic, its “Hot Show Summer” lineup, which gets start Friday, will be its biggest season ever.

State Police Warn of Phone Scam

State Police are warning the residents about a phone scame where callers are claiming to be state troopers. Scammers claim to be state police warning call recipients that there is a case pending against them and requesting personal information. The phone number showing up in caller ID is (631) 756-3300 which is the phone number used by the New York State Police, Troop L Headquarters on Long Island.

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 described her own family’s losses and the need for continuing education on the Nazi terror and crimes.

Scholarships Awarded to Descendants of Slaves

The Episcopal Diocese of Long Island has awarded scholarships to eight students who are descended from African slaves. At a Juneteenth celebration on Sunday at the Cathedral of the Incarnation, the Right Rev. Lawrence C. Provenzano, bishop of Long Island, awarded $10,000 scholarships to eight college students with records of academic excellence and commitments to their communities.

Graduations: Susquehanna, Georgia Tech, SUNY Canton, Stanislaus

The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to more than 4,500 undergraduate and graduate students during the Institute’s 262nd commencement exercises May 6-7, 2022, at Bobby Dodd Stadium. Among the graduates were:. Felix Luo of Dix Hills – Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering with Highest Honors. Renee...

CatVideoFest Returning to Cinema Arts Centre

The CatVideoFest returns in July with a compilation reel of the cat videos culled from hours of submissions and animations, music videos, and internet sources. Hosted by the Cinema Arts Centre, the screening will include a kitten adoption pop-up with the Golden Paw Society. All are welcome to come and meet the cats, with a portion of the film’s ticket sales going to help support the Golden Paw Society.