Renee Spanos, a third grade teacher in the Elwood school district, was recently awarded a leadership grant for her efforts to empower her fellow educators.Read More
The Long Islander
Pet owners who leave their animals tethered without care for extended periods of time, or who don’t properly pick up and dispose of their animal’s waste, are now liable for punishment under changes to Town of Huntington’s animal code that were unanimously approved earlier this month.Read More
In a move that has changed the dynamic of the race for outgoing Rep. Steve Israel’s (D-Huntington) seat in the 3rd Congressional District, a federal judge in Syracuse has ruled that a Republican primary must go forward on Oct. 6 to allow contender Philip Pidot to run against State Senator Jack Martins (R-Old Westbury).Read More
Scott Martella, communications director for Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, was known as talented, friendly, to be a good person and to always have a big smile.
But Martella, who was killed in a three-car crash that claimed five other lives on Sunday, had an even bigger heart, Bellone said.Read More
For the first time since the tax cap was implemented in 2012, the Huntington Town Board is considering piercing its state-mandated limit for the upcoming tax year. The 0.68-percent limit for the 2017 tax year is the tightest tax constraint the town has ever faced.Read More