: A public hearing has been set for Aug. 14 to consider a possible November referendum which could abolish the Department of General Services and create of a Department of Public Works in the Town of Huntington.
: More than two dozen former Finnegan's Restaurant and Pub bartenders returned to celebrate the 100th anniversary with a bar tender reunion on Friday.
: Huntington artist Philip Jordan is finishing this week restoration on a mural he painted at Finnegan's Restaraunt and Pub in 1978. The mural features 140 actual customers and workers from that time period.
: Making his first public statement since being named to the ticket, Chad Lupinacci formally announced on Monday his candidacy for New York's 10th Assembly District.
: Three men were fished from the Long Island Sound by Suffolk Police Marine Bureau officers Tuesday evening after their sailboat overturned and sank off Target Rock, police said.
: Imposing a $60 million fine, a four-year football postseason ban, significant scholarship reductions and vacated wins, the NCAA reacted swiftly to the conviction last month of former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky to sexual abuse of 10 boys over 15 years.
: Suffolk Police arrested three clerks late Friday for selling alcohol to minors at stores in Commack, Huntington Station and East Northport. An additional man was arrested for offering to buy alcohol for a minor, police said.
: Just weeks into the job as South Huntington schools superintendent, Dr. David Bennardo seems cognizant of the responsibilities of the position and confident that he can continue to make the school district the best it can be.
: A woman suffered serious head injuries after falling off of a horse in West Hills Thursday.