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Huntington Station Man Killed In Head-On Crash Huntington Station Man Killed In Head-On Crash
Huntington Station Man Killed In Head-On Crash One person was killed in a head-on crash on Long Island. It happened around 11:45 a.m. Friday, July 19, in Suffolk County on Main Road, east of Union Avenue in Aquebogue. A 2018 BMW, operated by New York City resident Anthony Croce, age 65, of Brooklyn, collided head-on with a 2002 Nissan, operated by Matthew Schramm, age 67, of Huntington Station, Riverhead Police said.  Schramm, who suffered extensive injuries, was rushed to Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead, where he was pronounced dead shortly after his arrival. Croce was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital for t…
Duo Nabbed For Prostitution After Raid At Huntington Station Massage Parlor Duo Nabbed For Prostitution After Raid At Huntington Station Massage Parlor
Duo Nabbed For Prostitution After Raid At Huntington Station Massage Parlor Two women have been charged with prostitution after a raid at a Long Island massage parlor. In response to numerous community complaints, authorities conducted an investigation into Well Spa, located at 905 East Jericho Turnpike in Huntington Station, at approximately 4:40 p.m. Tuesday, June 25. Sha Zou, age 49, of Plainview, and Queens resident Jie Di, age 46, of Flushing, were both charged with: Unauthorized Practice of a Profession, a Class E felony, Prostitution, a Class B misdemeanor. Zou and Di were issued Desk Appearance Tickets and are scheduled to be arraigned at F…
New Whole Foods Store To Open In Huntington Station: Here's When New Whole Foods Store To Open In Huntington Station: Here's When
New Whole Foods Store To Open In Huntington Station: Here's When A new Whole Foods Market will be opening on Long Island. The first day of business for the new 43,916-square-foot store, located in Huntington Station at 350 Walt Whitman Road, Huntington Station, N.Y., on Wednesday, July 17 at 8 a.m.  The first 300 customers in line will receive a limited-edition Huntington Station tote bag and a Secret Saver coupon featuring offers up to $100 off. "The store’s design emphasizes simplicity and modernity, incorporating elements reminiscent of the area’s fluidity and the neighborhood’s commuter heritage," the company said, noting that th…
2 Victims Partially Blinded In MS-13 Member’s ‘Brutal’ Attack Outside Huntington Business: DA 2 Victims Partially Blinded In MS-13 Member’s ‘Brutal’ Attack Outside Huntington Business: DA
2 Victims Partially Blinded In MS-13 Member’s ‘Brutal’ Attack Outside Huntington Business: DA An alleged MS-13 gang member was formally charged in a vicious stabbing attack outside a Long Island business that permanently disfigured two victims. Gensel Soler Avila, age 21, of Huntington Station, was arraigned on assault and related charges in Suffolk County Court on Tuesday, June 18. According to prosecutors, Soler Avila got into a physical fight with another man at a Huntington Station bar at around 11:45 p.m. on Dec. 4, 2023. When the other man attempted to run away, he reportedly chased him into the middle of the intersection of Pulaski Road and New York Avenue and knocked him to…
'Should Be Warning': Driver Admits Causing Huntington DWI Crash That Killed 25-Year-Old 'Should Be Warning': Driver Admits Causing Huntington DWI Crash That Killed 25-Year-Old
'Should Be Warning': Driver Admits Causing Huntington DWI Crash That Killed 25-Year-Old A Long Island man formally confessed to causing a high-speed, drunk driving crash on the Fourth of July that killed his 25-year-old passenger. Leo Flores-Gracias, age 26, of Huntington Station, pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide and related charges in Suffolk County Court on Thursday, June 6, in the death of Marlon Nunez-Cuellar. According to prosecutors, it was around 8 p.m. on July 4, 2023, when Flores-Gracias and three others left a party in Huntington where they had been drinking alcohol. Earlier Report: Alleged Drunk Driver Charged With Manslaughter In Crash Killin…
Know Him? Man Wanted For Questioning In #HuntingtonStation Hit-Run Know Him? Man Wanted For Questioning In #HuntingtonStation Hit-Run
Know Him? Man Wanted For Questioning In #HuntingtonStation Hit-Run Police on Long Island are asking the public for help identifying and locating a man in connection with a fatal hit-and-run. The crash occurred in Huntington Station on Sunday, May 5, killing Amilar Velasquez, who was walking northbound on the shoulder of West Hills Road. According to the Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Major Case Unit, detectives want to speak to the man pictured, who was seen at a nearby establishment before the crash. Suffolk County Police Department Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an&nb…
Huntington Station Man Dies Over Week After Being Pulled Unresponsive From Pool Huntington Station Man Dies Over Week After Being Pulled Unresponsive From Pool
Huntington Station Man Dies Over Week After Being Pulled Unresponsive From Pool A Long Island man has died over a week after he was pulled unresponsive from a swimming pool. Emergency crews were called at around 2 p.m. Sunday, May 19, after a 45-year-old man was found unresponsive in a residential pool in the hamlet of West Hills, on West Hills Road. A resident of the home performed CPR until first responders arrived and took the man to Huntington Hospital. He remained in critical condition for more than a week. On Wednesday, May 29, Suffolk County Police confirmed that the man, identified as Ellery Smith, of Huntington Station, had died. Anyone with information on t…
Tennis Coach Nabbed For Possessing Child Pornography In Huntington Station: Police Tennis Coach Nabbed For Possessing Child Pornography In Huntington Station: Police
Tennis Coach Nabbed For Possessing Child Pornography In Huntington Station: Police Police arrested a man who allegedly sent a 13-year-old girl a gift card in exchange for inappropriate videos. Joseph Drago, age 28, of Huntington Station, was arrested on Thursday, May 23. According to Suffolk County Police, Drago, a tennis instructor, was discovered to have child pornography on his cell phone following tips and an investigation. Additionally, he had text messages with a 13-year-old Colorado girl in which he exchanged gift cards for inappropriate videos. Drago is charged with: Promoting a sexual performance by a child; and Possessing a sexual performance by a chil…
Trio Charged After SLA Inspection At Huntington Station Deli Trio Charged After SLA Inspection At Huntington Station Deli
Trio Charged After SLA Inspection At Huntington Station Deli Two employees and one customer face charges after a New York State Liquor Authority compliance check at a Long Island deli. In response to community complaints,  an SLA Inspection was conducted at around 9 p.m. Friday, May 17 at Las Lajas Deli located in Huntington Station on Depot Road. Less than a week before the detail, a man had been seriously injured in a stabbing at the deli, Suffolk County Police said. The three who were charged are: Carla Rodriguez-Romero, 42, of Huntington Station, a deli employee, was charged with disorderly premises, an unclassifi…
Sticky-Fingered Trio Swipes $9K In Handbags From Huntington Saks Fifth Avenue, Police Say Sticky-Fingered Trio Swipes $9K In Handbags From Huntington Saks Fifth Avenue, Police Say
Sticky-Fingered Trio Swipes $9K In Handbags From Huntington Saks Fifth Avenue, Police Say Police are asking for help in identifying three women accused of stealing designer handbags from a Saks Fifth Avenue store on Long Island. The incident happened at around 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, at the Saks store at Walt Whitman Shops in Huntington Station. Suffolk County Police said three women stole four handbags totaling $9,439. A cash reward for information leading to an arrest is being offered by Suffolk County Crime Stoppers. Anyone with information can contact the organization anonymously at 1-800-220-TIPS or on its website.
Friend Admits Fatally Stabbing Huntington Station Man, Slashing Victim's Wife Friend Admits Fatally Stabbing Huntington Station Man, Slashing Victim's Wife
Friend Admits Fatally Stabbing Huntington Station Man, Slashing Victim's Wife More than a year after a father of four was brutally stabbed to death in front of his Long Island home in an attack that also left his wife hospitalized, their assailant has formally confessed. Candelario Cordova, age 54, of Huntington Station, pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter and related charges in Suffolk County Court on Tuesday, May 14, in the killing of 58-year-old Roque Cisneros. Emergency crews in Huntington Station were called on Feb. 16, 2023, with reports of an altercation outside a home near Oakwood Road, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. Ea…
Man Seriously Injured In Stabbing At Huntington Station Deli Man Seriously Injured In Stabbing At Huntington Station Deli
Man Seriously Injured In Stabbing At Huntington Station Deli A man was seriously injured during a stabbing at a Long Island deli during a dispute. The incident occurred around 10 p.m., Sunday, May 12, in Huntington Station inside Las Lajas Deli at 156 Depot Road. According to Suffolk County Police, two men were engaged in a verbal dispute inside Las Lajas Deli when one of the men stabbed the other in the neck, chest, and abdomen. Suffolk County Police officers arrived at the scene and arrested Adelcy Almendarez, age 50, of Huntington Station. The 40-year-old victim was transported to a local hospital in serious but stable condition, police sai…
Tragic Update: 37-Year-Old From Huntington Station Dies Following Hit-Run Crash In Dix Hills Tragic Update: 37-Year-Old From Huntington Station Dies Following Hit-Run Crash In Dix Hills
Tragic Update: 37-Year-Old From Huntington Station Dies Following Hit-Run Crash In Dix Hills A man has died days after suffering serious injuries in an early morning hit-and-run crash on Long Island. The incident happened at around 12:15 a.m. Sunday, May 5, in Dix Hills. Suffolk County Police said 37-year-old Amilar Velasquez, of Huntington Station, was walking on the northbound shoulder of West Hills Road near West 16th Street when he was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene. Earlier Report: Hit-Run Crash: 37-Year-Old From Huntington Station Suffers Serious Injuries In Dix Hills Velasquez was taken to Huntington Hospital in critical condition. In an update Thursday, M…
Hit-Run Crash: 37-Year-Old From Huntington Station Suffers Serious Injuries In Dix Hills Hit-Run Crash: 37-Year-Old From Huntington Station Suffers Serious Injuries In Dix Hills
Hit-Run Crash: 37-Year-Old From Huntington Station Suffers Serious Injuries In Dix Hills A person suffered critical injuries in an early morning hit-and-run crash on Long Island. Updated story - 37-Year-Old Dies Following Hit-Run Crash On Long Island It happened around 12:15 a.m. Sunday, May 5 in Dix Hills. The victim, Amilar Velasquez, a 37-year-old Huntington Station resident, was walking on the northbound shoulder in front of 32 West Hills Road when he was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene at 12:13 a.m. Velasquz was transported to Huntington Hospital in critical condition, according to Suffolk County Police. Detectives are asking anyone with information …
15-Year-Old Kidnapped, Stabbed: Reward Offered In Search For Brentwood Assault Suspect 15-Year-Old Kidnapped, Stabbed: Reward Offered In Search For Brentwood Assault Suspect
15-Year-Old Kidnapped, Stabbed: Reward Offered In Search For Brentwood Assault Suspect Police are turning to the public in hopes of locating an alleged MS-13 gang member accused of taking part in the luring and stabbing of a teenager. In recognition of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, Suffolk County Police asked for tips in the search for Josue Zepeda Padilla, one of seven people indicted for the robbery, kidnapping and gang assault of a 15-year-old boy on Saturday, Jan. 6. According to police, the group lured the teen to the Huntington train station where they beat him and forced him into a car before driving him to Pilgrim Psychiatric Center in Brentwood. Once the…
Rite Aid Announces Additional Long Island Store Closures After Declaring Bankruptcy Rite Aid Announces Additional Long Island Store Closures After Declaring Bankruptcy
Rite Aid Announces Additional Long Island Store Closures After Declaring Bankruptcy Rite Aid has announced new store closures after the struggling pharmacy chain filed for bankruptcy in the fourth quarter of 2023. Shortly after declaring bankruptcy, Rite Aid announced 154 store closures, with 20 in New York, and 14 on Long Island. In a filing on Tuesday, April 9, the company said 17 more stores, including three in New York (with two on Long Island) are now slated for closure. Rite Aid currently has 2,000 stores and about 44,000 employees. The Long Island stores slated for closure (with the newly announced closures in bold) are: 283 West Jericho Turnpike, Huntingto…
Is It Yours? $50K Winning Lottery Ticket Sold At Huntington Station Convenience Store Is It Yours? $50K Winning Lottery Ticket Sold At Huntington Station Convenience Store
Is It Yours? $50K Winning Lottery Ticket Sold At Huntington Station Convenience Store A five-figure lottery prize is up for grabs after someone purchased a winning ticket at a Long Island convenience store. The third prize-winning Powerball ticket – worth $50,000 – was bought in Huntington Station, at the 7-Eleven store at 360 East Jericho Turnpike, New York Lottery announced. It was purchased for the Powerball drawing held on Monday evening, April 8. Monday’s winning numbers are 6-21-23-39-54 and the Powerball is 23. Players can check their ticket’s status on the New York Lottery website.
Long Island's Favorite Diner 4 Years In A Row Is This Lindenhurst Spot, Customers Say Long Island's Favorite Diner 4 Years In A Row Is This Lindenhurst Spot, Customers Say
Long Island's Favorite Diner 4 Years In A Row Is This Lindenhurst Spot, Customers Say A 70-year-old restaurant has cemented itself as Long Island’s favorite diner, winning the title of “Best Diner” for the fourth time in as many years. Lindenhurst Diner, located at 195 East Montauk Highway, is the best diner on Long Island, according to the 2024 Bethpage’s “Best of LI” awards. Founded in 1954, the spot touts its restaurant quality food at diner prices – and diners near and far agree that it really is the best of the best. View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Lindenhurst Diner (@lindenhurstdiner) “Everything was…
Seen Her? Missing Teen Last Seen In Huntington Station Seen Her? Missing Teen Last Seen In Huntington Station
Seen Her? Missing Teen Last Seen In Huntington Station Police have issued an alert for a missing teenager who they say may be in need of medical attention. Kathia Pleitez Mendez, age 16, was last seen on the morning of Wednesday, March 13 in Huntington Station, according to the New York State Missing Persons Clearinghouse. Mendez was seen at 6:30 a.m. that morning on East 12th Street. She is believed to be suicidal and in need of medical attention. Mendez is 5-foot-5 and weighs approximately 130 pounds. She has brown eyes and brown curly hair with red highlights. When she was last seen, Mendez wore a blue shirt, black pants, a black jac…
2 Women Charged With Prostitution After Raid At Huntington Station Foot Spa 2 Women Charged With Prostitution After Raid At Huntington Station Foot Spa
2 Women Charged With Prostitution After Raid At Huntington Station Foot Spa Three women face charges, two for prostitution, after a raid at a Long Island foot spa. In response to community complaints, Suffolk County Police Second Precinct Crime Section officers led an investigation at Cleopatra Foot Spa in Huntington Station, located at 1783 New York Ave., at approximately 3 p.m. Monday, March 11. The manager, Xiu Rong Lin, age 61, of Flushing, Queens, was charged with criminal nuisance, a misdemeanor. Employees Xi Urong Lin, age 32, and Xin Peng, age 23, were charged with unauthorized practice of a profession, a felony, and prostitution, a misdemeanor. …
Woman Nabbed For Prostitution After Raid At Huntington Station Massage Parlor Woman Nabbed For Prostitution After Raid At Huntington Station Massage Parlor
Woman Nabbed For Prostitution After Raid At Huntington Station Massage Parlor A woman has been charged with prostitution after a raid at a Long Island massage parlor. In response to numerous community complaints, Suffolk County Police Second Precinct Crime Section officers conducted an investigation into Body Works Spa in Huntington Station at 918 E. Jericho Turnpike on Monday, March 4 at 3 p.m. As a result, Guimin Zhang, age 57, of Flushing, Queens, was charged with: Two counts of Prostitution; Two counts of unauthorized practice of a profession, a misdemeanor; Criminal nuisance. Zhang was released on a Desk Appearance Ticket and is schedu…
Alert Issued For Huntington Station Man Missing Several Days Alert Issued For Huntington Station Man Missing Several Days
Alert Issued For Huntington Station Man Missing Several Days Police are asking for help in locating a Long Island man who has been missing for several days. Harry Zenonos, age 64, of Huntington Station, was last seen at his Columbia Street residence at around 6 a.m. Friday, March 1. Suffolk County Police said Zenonos suffers from dementia and may be in need of medical attention. He is described as 5-foot-7 and 170 pounds, with gray hair and brown eyes. At the time of his disappearance, he was wearing a brown jacket and gray pants. Police said Zenonos may have traveled to New York City. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Suffolk Count…
Girl Who Attends Walt Whitman High School Accused Of Posting Threat Of Mass Harm Girl Who Attends Walt Whitman High School Accused Of Posting Threat Of Mass Harm
Girl Who Attends Walt Whitman High School Accused Of Posting Threat Of Mass Harm A teenage girl who attends a Long Island high school has been accused of posting a threat of mass harm on social media. Suffolk County Police Second Precinct Crime Section officers responded to Walt Whitman High School, located in Huntington Station on West Hills Road around midday on Thursday, Feb. 15, the student allegedly made the threat. Officers located and isolated the 15-year-old, and an investigation was conducted in which the student’s locker, book bag and home were searched, said police.  She was arrested at the school at approxim…
Huntington Station Man Sentenced For Repeated Sexual Abuse Of His Daughter Huntington Station Man Sentenced For Repeated Sexual Abuse Of His Daughter
Huntington Station Man Sentenced For Repeated Sexual Abuse Of His Daughter A Long Island man will spend nearly two decades in prison for repeatedly sexually abusing his young daughter. The 42-year-old Huntington Station resident, whose name has not been released to protect the identity of the child victim. was sentenced to 18 years in prison followed by 18 years of post-release supervision, after pleading guilty to five separate charges, three of which are felonies, for repeatedly sexually abusing his daughter over three years. According to court documents and the defendant’s admissions during his guilty plea allocation, the defendant began sex…
21-Year-Old Street Racer Admits Causing Huntington Crash That Killed Husband, Father 21-Year-Old Street Racer Admits Causing Huntington Crash That Killed Husband, Father
21-Year-Old Street Racer Admits Causing Huntington Crash That Killed Husband, Father A 21-year-old man formally admitted causing a street racing crash on Long Island that killed a husband and father. Jesus Bonilla, of Commack, pleaded guilty to manslaughter and related charges in Suffolk County Court on Thursday, Feb. 8, in the death of James Beck. According to prosecutors, Bonilla was racing another car on Jericho Turnpike when he struck Beck in Huntington Station on the night of Nov. 19, 2022. Moments before the crash, witnesses saw Bonilla speeding westbound on Jericho Turnpike in a Honda sedan while racing an SUV. Both vehicles were seen driving side by side, running r…
19-Year-Old Sexually Assaults Shopper At Commack Target, Police Say 19-Year-Old Sexually Assaults Shopper At Commack Target, Police Say
19-Year-Old Sexually Assaults Shopper At Commack Target, Police Say A 19-year-old man is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a Long Island Target. Suffolk County Police said a 72-year-old woman contacted the agency saying a man had forcibly touched her in a sexual manner while she was shopping at the Commack Target on Nov. 18, 2023. On Saturday, Feb. 3, police arrested Michael Harrison, of Huntington Station, in connection with the case. He was charged with one count of forcible touching, a misdemeanor, and was released with an appearance ticket to First District Court in Central Islip. Detectives are asking anyone who may be a victim of Harrison to…
Huntington Station Man Has Been Missing For Nearly 3 Months, Family Says Huntington Station Man Has Been Missing For Nearly 3 Months, Family Says
Huntington Station Man Has Been Missing For Nearly 3 Months, Family Says Police are now involved in the disappearance of a Long Island man who has been missing for nearly three months. Walter Antonio Portillo Rivera, age 28, of Huntington Station, was reported missing on Monday, Jan. 29, according to Suffolk County Police. A relative told detectives that Rivera hasn’t been seen or heard from since Nov. 6, 2023. He does not have a cell phone, any known friends, or social media accounts, police said.  He also does not have a job or any credit cards that could be traced, and he left his passport at home. Rivera is described as 5-foot-8 and 155 pounds, wit…
Know Him? Shoplifter Punches Employee At Huntington Station Target, Police Say Know Him? Shoplifter Punches Employee At Huntington Station Target, Police Say
Know Him? Shoplifter Punches Employee At Huntington Station Target, Police Say Police are asking for help in identifying an alleged shoplifter accused of assaulting an employee at a Long Island Target store. The incident happened at around 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29, in Huntington Station at the Target on East Jericho Parkway. Suffolk County Police said the suspect stole merchandise and then punched a male worker in the face when he was confronted. The victim suffered minor injuries. In an effort to identify the suspect, Suffolk County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for information leading to an arrest. Anyone with information can contact the organization …
Woman Nabbed For Prostitution After Raid At Huntington Station Massage Parlor Woman Nabbed For Prostitution After Raid At Huntington Station Massage Parlor
Woman Nabbed For Prostitution After Raid At Huntington Station Massage Parlor A woman has been charged with prostitution after a raid at a Long Island massage parlor. In response to numerous community complaints, Suffolk County Police Second Precinct Crime Section officers conducted an investigation at Huntington Spa, located in Huntington Station at 1973 New York Ave. at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 23. Xiao Mei, age 44, of Flushing, Queens, was charged with two counts each of: Prostitution, Unauthorized practice of a profession.  Ye was released on a Desk Appearance Ticket and is scheduled to appear at First District Court in Central Islip at a …
'Absent Father' Admits Sexually Abusing Daughter At Huntington Station Home For Years 'Absent Father' Admits Sexually Abusing Daughter At Huntington Station Home For Years
'Absent Father' Admits Sexually Abusing Daughter At Huntington Station Home For Years A Long Island father has confessed to subjecting his young daughter to years of sexual abuse. The 38-year-old Huntington Station man – who prosecutors are not naming in order to protect the victim’s identity – pleaded guilty to multiple sex crimes in Suffolk County Court on Wednesday, Jan. 10. According to prosecutors, the man began abusing the girl in the summer of 2016, when she was 7 years old, during his weekend visitations.  Prior to that time, he had not been involved in her life. The man admitted to telling the girl that “something bad” would happen to her if she told anyone a…
'Superbly Delicious' Spot Takes Over Former Huntington Station Eatery 'Superbly Delicious' Spot Takes Over Former Huntington Station Eatery
'Superbly Delicious' Spot Takes Over Former Huntington Station Eatery  A brand-new sushi and hibachi restaurant has opened up on Long Island, replacing the one that came before it and impressing diners. Honami Sushi Hibachi & Lounge, located at 179 Walt Whitman Road in Huntington Station, opened its doors to the public at the end of November 2023. Formerly the spot for the popular 110 Japan (rated four stars on Yelp before it closed), Honami had big shoes to fill. One month in and with a current rating of four stars, it appears that the new eatery has done just that. “Great new sushi spot,” wrote Bryan G. of Oyster Bay on Honami’s Yelp page. In…