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The Dix Hills Fire Department recently hosted a firefighters training seminar presented by Ryan Pennington, the leading authority on Heavy Content firefighting and EMS operations in the country.

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Commack Middle School students took an early morning one mile run to celebrate Thanksgiving and good health.
Sponsored by the school’s Physical Education Dept., the annual tradition takes place the day before Thanksgiving. Runners received an apple, apple pie, and apple juice after completing the chilly course.
Photos: Courtesy of the Commack School District
Principal Anthony Davidson joins […]

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Huntington Community First Aid Squad’s (HCFAS) Chief Dominic Heavey and Captain Mark Cappola participated in St. Anthony’s High School “Evacuation in Place” drill along with representatives from Suffolk County Police Department’s 2nd Precinct and the Huntington Manor Fire Department on Wednesday, October 29th.
The drill, coordinated by Michael Savallo, Director of Security at St. Anthony’s, was […]

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CO – colorless and odorless — is considered the silent, cold weather killer since so many deaths occur as the result of defective or poorly operated home heating devices. CO poisoning can kill without warning.

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By Andrea Golinsky, Public Information Officer, Huntington Community First Aid Squad (HCFAS)
Long Island is home to approximately 30,000 Haitian immigrants according to some estimates. Like many immigrants to the USA, our Haitian born-and-raised neighbors can find American local emergency medical protocols a bit of a mystery. With that in mind, the Huntington Community First Aid […]

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Pit Bull Awareness Month

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In an effort to stem the pit bull population that is so prevalent in Huntington and throughout Long Island shelters, free spay and neuter is being offered at the League for Animal Protection.  See details below.

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On October 15, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and the Suffolk County Department of Health Services hosted a table-top exercise to review procedures for isolation and quarantine, in an effort to prepare a response should an individual within Suffolk County become infected or come into contact with someone with the Ebola Virus.
“This was a very […]

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Currently, earbuds are included with almost every purchase of a cell phone, and the increased risk of hearing loss from pumping high decibel music into our ears has greatly increased.

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On Sunday October 5th from 3:00-5:00pm, the Halesite Fire Department invites all residents and their families to our annual Fire Prevention Open House to learn about the importance of having working smoke alarms in the home and testing them regularly.

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To raise awareness of Hydrocephalus and support the 9th Annual Hydrocephalus WALK, Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) successfully sponsored legislation to designate the month of September as Hydrocephalus Awareness Month in New York State.  Senator Flanagan presented copies of the resolution to Mia Padron and Jackie Davidson of the Hydrocephalus Association during a visit […]

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