For Edwards, who is now a Town of Huntington councilwoman and has been named Long Islander News’ Person of the Year for 2016, efficiency is the name of the game.Read More
Sara Bluestone began her lifelong passion for volunteer work as a brownie in Girls Scouts when she was 8 years old in Rochester, where she grew up. There, she collected food and personal care items for members of the armed forces and their families, and visited nursing homes to entertain seniors.
Now, Bluestone, 58, has been recognized for her efforts in the Huntington community by being named the recipient of the Larry Kushnick Memorial Award for 2016.Read More
Elizabeth Black became known locally during the nine years she served on the Huntington school board, and later as a candidate for public office. However, Black, who died this past October of ovarian cancer at age 63, might have preferred to be remembered for her day-to-day work as an educator. Over four decades as a teacher, Black taught English at the middle and high school levels, and as an adjunct professor for Syracuse University.Read More
Aesop Rock, hit alternative hip-hop artist and producer, will come home to his native Town of Huntington on Jan. 21 to fill The Paramount with his loquacious lyrics, coupled with fresh beats that might just warp the fabric of reality.Read More
Theater and film wouldn’t be the same without the music that ignites the scene. With talented musicians, music sparks an emotional response with audience members and although it may go unnoticed since the sound itself cannot be seen, it plays a major role in any production.Read More
Alyssa Fox, a senior at Huntington High School, is on her way to master the finer points of aperture, shutter speed and white balance as she attempts to capture the individuals, emotions and the zoomed-in side of life.Read More
When Kyle Gutman was in eighth grade, his parents bought a 1989 Grand Jeep Wagoneer.
But, the old gem needed work.
So began a process where Gutman, of Lloyd Harbor, and his father would put the work in to restore it.Read More
Dr. Scott Coyne, of Lloyd Harbor, who was recently honored at both state and county levels as a physician of excellence, remembers the turning point for when he was propelled beyond the walls of a hospital and into the world of first responders.Read More
Every holiday season, Commack resident Jonathan Dignam looks forward to taking his 5-year-old daughter and 12-year-old niece around town to take in the festive holiday lights and decorations affixed to homes.
But it can become frustrating after so many years, he added, to search for such homes.
So, he thought to himself, “I’d like to make a map for myself.”Read More
Singer-songwriter Kirsten Maxwell has been making strides in her music career ever since she started singing at 5 years old. She eventually grew to, as a 23 year old, release her first album, “Crimson,” in April 2015.Read More
“I’ve been contemplating retirement for the past year and a half so it’s been honestly a struggle,” LaRosa, 66, of East Northport, said. “It’s probably the most difficult professional decision I’ve ever made.”Read More
Before she was a pop star, Meredith O’Connor was a target of bullies.
The Cold Spring Harbor native recently visited Walt Whitman High School to speak with Silas Wood Sixth Grade Center students about the realities of bullying and the power of self-esteem and honesty in overcoming her struggles.Read More