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Police Officers Rescue Five People from Fire-1344 New York Avenue, Huntington Station

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Suffolk County Police Department officers rescued five people from a fire in Huntington Station early this morning.
Second Precinct police officers Matthew Berube and Michael Haggerty and Emergency Service Section officers Giacomo Marchese and John Farrell responded to a 911 call reporting a fire at 1344 New York Avenue at approximately 1:30 a.m., May 26, 2020.  […]

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Town of Huntington May Meeting

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The Huntington Town Board held its May 20, 2020 meeting remotely and broadcast meeting audio live, approving various measures to accelerate Huntington’s local economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, designated Bread and Cheese Hollow Road as an historic landmark, approving a farmers market, and scheduled public hearings for the June 16 and July 21 Town […]

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You Can’t Compete With Nature – See The Beauty Everywhere Dr Zach Bush

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As you watch every day and listen to the Federal Task force or the New York State briefings from the Governor or like me I’m on with the County executive you feel like it is ground hog day again and again and again. You question when is this going to end, when can we get […]

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Lupinacci, Suffolk Supervisors Urge Bellone to Waive Property Tax Payment Late Fees

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Update 3:34pm Conference call with County Executive Bellone, Bellone stated “that there will be an update on this issue in a few days. And there should be some help.”
Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci signed onto a joint letter sent May 19, 2020 by the Suffolk County Supervisors Association requesting Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone waive property tax payment […]

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Leo Kornfeld, Longtime Huntington Resident, 1932-2020

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With heavy hearts, the family of Leo Kornfeld has announced the passing of their beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather.  A longtime resident of Huntington, Leo passed away peacefully on the morning of April 9, 2020 at the age of 87. Predeceased by his brother, Martin Kornfeld, and his first grandchild, Jennifer Holland, Leo is deeply loved and missed by his surviving relatives: his children Michael Kornfeld and Karen Kornfeld  Holland (Charlie); his grandchildren, Tanya Brenner (Jeffrey), Cheyanne Holland, Charlie Holland and Nicolette Boccia; his great-grandchildren, Cassidy, Arianna, Brayden, JJ, Jameson Leo, and Olivia; his sister, Jeanne Steiglitz, and many nieces and nephews.
“My grandfather was known best for his caring, compassionate and loving personality,” said Nicolette. “He always put others’ needs and wants before his own and always offered to lend a helping hand. He was a good, selfless man with a tremendous heart.” From serving in the military in the 1950s to serving as a NYS Workers Compensation Administrative Law Judge for nearly 25 years (retiring just weeks before his 82nd birthday), he dedicated his life to helping people.
Prior to becoming a judge, Leo, a graduate of Brooklyn Law School, was a practicing attorney and the proprietor of Long Island’s only  travel bookstore, TraveLore Books, in Huntington. Earlier in his legal career, he was an editor and writer for legal publications and books published by  Prentice-Hall  (William J. Casey), was editor-in-chief of Trusts & Estates Magazine, and created and edited the Community Property Journal and Equitable Distribution Reporter. He served a five-year term on the Huntington Public Library Board of Trustees, including a two-year stint as its president. An advocate of affordable housing, Leo also served on the board of the Huntington-based nonprofit, Housing Help Inc.
Even after death, his selfless acts were to have continued with the prearranged donation of his body for anatomical studies. Unfortunately, no such donations are being accepted at this time due to the current pandemic. “My dad was a humble man who embraced life and
sought to live it to the fullest,” said his son Michael. “He loved joking around, even in the courtroom, traveling the world, and, most
importantly, spending time with his family. He often planned family trips and frequently visited relatives in California and South Carolina.”
What gave him the most joy in recent years was his great-granddaughter, Ari, age 6, who affectionately called him Papa Dino.
During his final months, he also enjoyed watching all four seasons of the tv series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, in large part because of the childhood memories it rekindled of growing up Jewish in NYC. Leo grew up in the Pelham Parkway neighborhood of the Bronx, where his Polish immigrant parents owned candy stores. During his youth and young adulthood, he was an avid stick-ball and baseball player.
Despite growing up in New York Yankees’ turf, he was a lifelong fan of baseball’s San Francisco Giants, dating back to the team’s days as
the New York Giants.
“My dad was easy-going, compassionate, adventurous, and he had a great sense of humor,” said his daughter Karen. “He was well-liked by all who knew him.  A humanitarian, he helped to make the world a better place and there’s an emptiness without him here.”
When it is once again safe to gather, the family will host a celebration of the life of Judge Kornfeld.

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SUFFOLK COVID-19 CASE UPDATE – May 11, 2020, 2:00 p.m.

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Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 through 2:00 p.m. on May 11, 2020
Testing

115,909 COVID-19 tests have been administered, an addition of 2,014 tests since May 10
8 percent of those tested were confirmed positive for COVID-19
Updated antibody testing information to come

Cases
Information to come
Hospitalization

651 individuals were hospitalized on May 8, a decrease of 52
590 individuals were […]

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Crab Meadow & Dix Hills Golf Courses to Reopen Friday, May 1 with Additional Safety Measures in Place

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Town of Huntington is pleased to announce the golf courses at Crab Meadow and Dix Hills are reopening Friday, May 1, 2020 with steps taken to protect golfers and staff:

Raised cups; golfers will not need to remove flags
Rakes removed from sand traps
All transactions taking place through a window (credit card payments preferred)
Tee times spaced out to 15-minute intervals
Per the […]

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Russell I. Marnell Offers Advice for Victims of Domestic Abuse during Coronavirus Lockdown

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With the growing number of reported domestic violence (DV) cases during the coronavirus lockdown, Russell I. Marnell of Marnell Law Group, P.C. says victims should call for help from both the police and legal counsel, and build a case against their abuser.
The National Domestic Violence Hotline reported a 25% increase in DV survivors calling the hotline between […]

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SUFFOLK COUNTY EXECUTIVE BELLONE ANNOUNCES NEW ACTIONS TO SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESSES DURING COVID-19 CRISIS

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Suffolk Forward Designed to Help Jumpstart Local Businesses Facing Hardship
 
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today announced Suffolk Forward, a package of five integrated programs to support small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis. The programs, which were created in conjunction with Stony Brook University College of Business, are designed to help Suffolk County businesses adjust and respond […]

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Cinema Arts Centre Introduces “Recreate Your Own Movie Poster Contest”

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This fun contest gives movie lovers a creative outlet by recreating their favorite poster using items they find around the house
Cinema Arts Centre (CAC) has launched a new contest for movie lovers in search of a creative project during the quarantine. The Cinema Arts Centre Movie Poster Contest asks that participants recreate their favorite movie poster using […]

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