Canon U.S.A. Inc. announced on Thursday that it has purchased a roughly 20-percent stake in T2 Biosystems for $40 million.Read More
Best-selling author John Gordon promoted the mindset and tools needed to promote positivity among individuals and teams during the Half Hollow Hills School District’s “Superintendent’s Conference Day” last Thursday.
Half Hollow Hills Superintendent Kelly Fallon said every single employee of the district, from custodians to teachers, were invited to share in Gordon’s wisdom – and indulge in the burgers, Italian ices and live music that followed.Read More
After serving as a personal trainer and nutritionist for more than 20 years, George Baselice is stressing that health and fitness doesn’t grow old with age by introducing the “Senior Sneakers” program, a fitness plan that helps strengthen the foundation for local senior citizens.
Recently crowned 2017 Miss Long Island Teen Taylor Yaeger had the honor of crowning participants in the 5th annual pageant hosted by Miss Exceptional Long Island, an organization that promotes self-confidence for people with developmental disabilities.Read More
Day campers of Sweet Hills Riding Center at West Hills County Park were turned away early Friday morning as an illegal dumping investigation closed roughly 15 acres of the 855-acre park, Suffolk Executive Steve Bellone said.Read More
A Suffolk jury has convicted a 21-year-old Dix Hills man of manslaughter in the second degree and assault in the first degree for attacks he made on his brother and mother in 2014, authorities said.Read More
Bissett Nursery in Dix Hills has reportedly been conditionally sold to Georgia-based landscape firm SiteOne Landscape Supply. The sale is contingent on approval of zone changes the Huntington Town Board is considering as part of a proposal to build a senior center on part of the land, according to the attorney of neighboring property owners.Read More
Shake Shack has gotten the go-ahead to build a Melville location. Following a year-and-a-half long approval process, the Huntington Planning Board unanimously approved on July 20 plans to build the luxury burger joint at 869 Walt Whitman Road, the former location of the Empire Szechuan restaurant.Read More
The 2017 Miss Long Island Teen hails from Dix Hills. Eighteen-year-old Taylor Yaeger was crowned on July 16 and is set to represent Long Island in the Miss New York Teen USA pageant in January 2017.Read More
Longtime Dix Hills resident Susan Friedman has been named the 2016 woman of distinction for Suffolk’s 17th legislative district for her efforts to advocate for children and their families within her community, including through the founding of a program that has provided over 600 lunches for residents in emergency housing on Super Bowl Sunday.Read More
Three longtime Half Hollow Hills East High School employees retired from their roles last month.
The three women are Christine Inglis, an educator and guidance counselor for 32 years, 18 of which were devoted to Hills East; Karen Giordano, a nurse in the Half Hollow Hills School District for 20 years; and Gloria Mandell, a science teacher in the district for the past 14 years.Read More
A deal has been struck to bring an Uncle Giuseppe’s Marketplace to the former Waldbaum's location in the Melville Mall, which has remained without a tenant since the former supermarket closed last year.Read More
Residents are squaring off with a pair of business owners who want to build a senior center with 166 apartments on Deer Park Avenue in Dix Hills, a proposal that requires zone changes some residents have said could be “precedent setting.”Read More
Hundreds of people packed the June 22 Huntington Planning Board meeting for a public hearing seeking input on an amendment to the town’s comprehensive plan in regards to a hotly disputed proposal to build a 486,000-square-foot mixed-use shopping center on Jericho Turnpike in Elwood.Read More
In the weeks ahead, we will be launching Long Islander News’ Huntington Weekly, a new publication featuring stories focused on the Town of Huntington’s lively arts and entertainment scene, business and non-profits and its comprehensive calendar of events and things to do.Read More