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Rock concert to benefit girl in need of special van

A concert will be held in Patchogue on

(Credit: Katherine Nelson)

Emma Nelson is a 7-year-old with a rare blood disease that causes her to be wheelchair-bound and connected to a feeding tube and respirator.

To prepare her for trips to the doctors, three times a week her parents disconnect her from life support and race to get her to their van connected to the vehicle’s battery “before she turns blue” from struggling to breathe, said Emma’s mother, Katherine...

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Roundup: Huntington Senior Center wired, youth registration scheduled

Huntington Town board member Mark Cuthbertson said the

(Credit: James Escher)


Senior center gets Wi-Fi upgrade

The Town of Huntington Senior Center is completely wired. The facility’s wireless Internet system was recently upgraded to get Wi-Fi.

Town board member Mark Cuthbertson said that over the past year, he met with numerous senior groups throughout the town who wanted to know when the wireless Internet systems at the 423 Park Ave. facility...

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Hauppauge Industrial Park zone change on agenda

Smithtown residents will have their say on establishing

(Credit: Ed Betz)

Smithtown town residents will have their say on establishing an overlay district in the town zoning code and designating the Hauppauge Industrial Park as one such district.

A public hearing on the town board’s proposal for special-purpose zoning that officials say offers greater flexibility for development is scheduled to be held during Thursday night’s town board meeting.

“The hearing...

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Smithtown settles suit over girl hurt by rooster

Smithtown Town Hall

(Credit: Erin Geismar)

Smithtown Town Board members voted 5-0 Tuesday to approve a $20,000 settlement in a lawsuit brought by the family of a girl who was injured by a rooster at Hoyt Farm Nature Preserve.

The suit was brought by Nicholas Weiss and his daughter, Kaylie, against the Town of Smithtown and the preserve, which the town operates, stemming from a September 2011 incident, said Smithtown Town Attorney Matthew...

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