Tracey Edwards

Habitat Suffolk’s milestone moment is on the house

By GREGORY ZELLER // With projects all over the county and a bevy of happy homeowners moving into new digs, busy Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk is closing in on a major milestone. The independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International plans to complete its 200th house in September, an affordable home in Wyandanch that will rise via a “special three-week blitz build,” according to the Middle Island-based nonprofit. Habitat Suffolk Director of Development Les…


Habitat Suffolk taps former Huntington pol Edwards

By GREGORY ZELLER // A native Long Islander with a long resume of public service and corporate leadership in the telecommunications industry has been named Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk’s new executive director. Tracey Edwards, who logged 37 years with the New York Telephone Co. (later Verizon) and eventually became Verizon’s regional president for Long Island and upstate New York, is the new exec, according to a release issued Friday by Habitat Suffolk. A graduate…