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Story & Photo By Steve Silverman

On December 11, 2014, at 7:08 p.m., the Dix Hills Fire Department was activated for a rescue call reporting an unconscious male at a residence.  District Paramedic on-duty Ralph Oswald arrived on scene soon thereafter and notified incoming units that he had a 60-year-old unconscious male that was in Cardiac Arrest. The patient was at the […]

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By Steve Silverman-Melville Fire Department volunteers responded to a fully involved fire in a Ford Bronco on Old Country Road near Wintergreen Drive, Saturday afternoon, February 7, 2015, at about 4 p.m. An electrical short caused the sports utility vehicle to stall and burst into flames. The driver was able to escape unharmed. About 20 firefighters were on the […]

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At approximately 11:15 p.m. on Saturday, January 31, 2015, the Dix Hills Fire Department was activated for a house fire on Melrose Road. This was the third major structure fire that the department responded to this year. Under the direction of Chief Robert Fling, with the support of Assistant Chiefs Tom Napolitano, Alan Berkowitz and Joe Williamson, over fifty volunteer firefighters battled through the cold and knee-deep snow to extinguish […]

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Firefighters arrived to find flames shooting out of two second floor windows and the attic of the center hall colonial home.

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Dix Hills FD Battles Attic Fire

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Volunteer firefighters from the Dix Hills Fire Department responded to reports of fire from the roof of a house on Carlls Straight Path near Patri Court, Saturday night, January 10, at around 9:50 p.m.

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Story & Photos by Steve Silverman

The Huntington Manor Fire Department responded to an early morning fire that damaged several stores in a strip mall at 212 West Jericho Turnpike near Cager Place in Huntington Station, Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at 2:50 a.m. 

Over 75 firefighters from Huntington Manor, Huntington, Melville, Greenlawn and Dix Hills battled the blaze with 10 trucks […]

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Sunshine Toy Drive a Huge Success

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By Steve Silverman Photos by SteveSilverman
The eighth annual Sunshine Toy Drive was a huge success this year, due to the many generous contributions and dedicated work by volunteers. The Holiday Toy Drive for the needy was the idea of 16-year-old Victoria Plumitallo of Dix Hills, who began the drive eight years ago with the […]

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Photo and Story by Steve Silverman

Santa arrived in Dix Hills from the North Pole this week when his sleigh landed at the Dix Hills Fire Department. Fire engines and ambulances  escorted Santa on his journey through the streets to spread holiday greetings and candy treats to the kids. Santa and his helpers from the Dix Hills FD Company One […]

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Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a pedestrian last night in Huntington Station.
Christian Lopez-Barcelo was driving a 2009 Ford Crown Victoria taxi cab southbound on Depot Road when he struck the pedestrian, Raymond Sipel, who was running eastbound across Depot Road at 10:45 p.m. Sipel, 30, of […]

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Frank Berleth, 87, of Huntington, NY died December 18, 2014. He passed away at Huntington Hospital after a short battle with Cardiac and Thoracic complications. His last days were made comfortable by Palliative treatment and by having his family by his side.
He is survived by his loving wife Liesel, their four children, Jeffery Berleth married […]

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