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Halesite Annual Winter Blood Drive

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Dear Neighbors,
The Halesite Fire Department’s Ladies Auxiliary will be hosting the Long Island Blood Service early in the New Year to conduct our annual winter blood drive. Please join us on Friday, January 9, 2015 from 3:30pm – 8:00pm, to donate blood.
Donating blood is literally giving the gift of life. Each day, patients in our […]

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Veterans Services Outreach Effort in Response to Rise in PTSD Related Suicide

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County Executive Steve Bellone was joined by Congressman-elect Lee Zeldin, Legislator Bill Lindsay III, Legislator Tom Muratore, the Suffolk County Veteran Services Agency and family members of veterans lost to post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at the Farmingville VFW Post 400 today to announce a veteran support outreach effort in response to the rise in […]

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Shoveling Snow Safety Tips

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Safety Tips from HCFAS (Huntington Community First Aid Squad)
With Winter 2015 in full swing and memories of last year’s extremely inclement weather still a painful memory for many on Long Island, Huntington Community First Aid Squad reminds the community to be mindful of risks associated with snow shoveling. According to the American Heart Association, for […]

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WISDOM OF THE DREAM 4-session workshop at Huntington Public Library

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Huntington Public Library is excited to present Liza Johnson’s Wisdom of the Dream, a 4-session workshop that begins on Saturday, January 10 at 10:30 AM, and continues on January 24, February 7 and February 21. The fee is $20. All are welcome.

Liza Johnson is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Clinical Meditation teacher with a 25-year private […]

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Dix Hills Fire Department Hosts Firefighting Seminar

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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’s Apple Run for Thanksgiving

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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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St. Anthony’s High School Conducts Disaster Evacuation Drill

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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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When Changing Clocks – Check C.O. & Smoke Detectors

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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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HCFAS Provides Important Information to the Haitian Community

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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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