Weather Alert(1)!
"Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Statement" ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 9 PM Thursday to midnight EDT Thursday night... * locations...along coast of southern New Haven and northwestern Long Island. * Tidal departures...around 1 ft above astronomical tides. * Timing...brief and localized minor coastal flooding until midnight. More widespread minor flooding around the times of high tide between 9 and midnight PM Thursday night. * Impacts...minor flooding of the most vulnerable shore roads and/or properties due to height of storm tide or wave splashover. Majority of roads remain passable with only isolated closures. There is no significant threat to life and any impact on property is minimal. This type of event is covered by a coastal Flood Advisory. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. -- Wednesday May.04 16,09:00 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News


North Shore-LIJ Huntington Hospital Hosts Inaugural "Go Blue Day" In Honor of March Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Press Releases

North Shore-LIJ Huntington Hospital recently recognized March Colorectal Cancer awareness Month with its first ever "Go Blue Day."

Huntington, NY - North Shore-LIJ Huntington Hospital recently recognized March Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month with its first ever "Go Blue Day" on Friday, March 15, 2013. As part of the day-long spirited event, hospital staff wore blue in support of colorectal cancer awareness and provided patients with valuable information regarding early detection screenings and various treatment options that are available today. Everyone who participated was treated to free ice cream at the hospital’s café, which was packaged in blue to commemorate the day.

Huntington Hospital’s "Go Blue Day" was introduced and spearheaded by Huntington Hospital’s newly appointed Director of Surgical Services and Director of colorectal Surgery David E. Rivadeneira, MD, FACS, FASCRS, an accomplished colorectal surgeon with board-certification in general surgery as well as colon and rectal surgery. "Statistics show that colon and rectal cancers are now the second most common diagnosed cancer in men and women in the United States today," said Dr. Rivadeneira. "While our ‘Go Blue Day’ focused on drawing more attention toward the prevalence and seriousness of colorectal cancers, it also celebrated the new hope for more remissions and cures with quicker recovery thanks to today’s colorectal cancer screenings and minimally invasive colorectal procedures including laparoscopic and robotic surgical procedures."

"Dr. Rivadeneira is a top-flight surgeon who is a strong compliment to Huntington Hospital and our region, bringing a wealth of knowledge and expertise within the areas of colorectal cancer treatment" said Kevin Lawlor, Huntington Hospital's President and CEO. "Having a cancer and surgical leader like Dr. Rivadeneira among Huntington Hospital’s staff allows us the ability to provide the most up-to-date cancer care for our patients through a multidisciplinary team approach that is coupled with not only medical intervention and treatment, but also proactive support and education, which is what ‘Go Blue Day’ is all about."

Established in 1916, North Shore-LIJ Huntington Hospital is a full-service, 408-bed nonprofit hospital serving Huntington Township and surrounding communities. A member of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, Huntington Hospital provides a full range of inpatient, outpatient, and specialized healthcare services, and strives to improve the health and quality of life for the people and communities it serves by providing world-class service and patient-centered care. For more information, contact Julie Robinson-Tingue, Director of Public Affairs, Huntington Hospital, 207 Park Avenue, Huntington, NY 11743, (631) 470-5207,


Add your comment...


Join Our Weekly Newsletter

Sign up for a free weekly newsletter covering things to do, hottest local headlines, and everything Long Island! Read more here or enter your email to signup.

     Newsletter Archive
Advertise With Us
Open Feedback Dialog