10th AD: Republican Challenger Jamie Silvestri

Republican Jamie Silvestri is running against Democratic State Assemblyman Steve Stern for the 10th AD seat.  She is also endorsed by the Conservative Party. Among the main issues for the Huntington resident are the New York State bail reform law, which took effect this year,  Read More …

Campaign: Petrone Challenges Smyth on Campaign Rules; Republicans Defend Christopher Columbus Day

Huntington Democratic leader Frank Petrone says State Senate candidate Edmund Smyth has broken several campaigning rules, including acceptance of a larger donation than permitted, but the Republican denies the complaints  and said he welcomes the attention to one of his projects. Petrone, the former town Read More …

Northport Residents Argue Over Caravans, License Plates

Northport residents argued from both sides Tuesday night over whether a caravan of Trump supporters who drove through the village last week were simply expressing their rights to free speech or trying to intimidate people. A frequently cited complaint at the Northport Village Trustees meeting  Read More …

5th State Senate District: Incumbent Jim Gaughran

This is the first of  a series of candidate videos ahead of the Nov. 3 election. Because of limits caused by the Covid-19 epidemic, we have asked candidates to provide videos and other content so they can reach voters on HuntingtonNow.com. Videos from other candidates will be posted as available. For this video, we asked candidates to identity the most important issue facing voters. Read More …

Man Arrested in Confrontation With Armed Trump Caravan Driver

A Northport man was arrested Sunday in a confrontation with another man driving in the Trump caravan to Huntington. Northport police said the man in the caravan pulled a legally registered gun  after Tyler Cancro, 42, first struck his vehicle’s mirror with his hand, and Read More …

Trump Caravan Steams Through Northport, Huntington

Hundreds of supporters of President Donald Trump drove into downtown Huntington Sunday, waving flags, blowing horns and taking cheers from other supporters gathered on corners. A fracas broke out between Trump fans and a small number of supporters of former Vice President Joe Biden as Read More …

Traffic Delays Expected for Trump Caravan

Suffolk County Police have issued a traffic advisory a planned convoy of vehicles Sunday to support the re-election of President Donald Trump. The supporters plan to drive from East Northport into Northport Village and then into downtown Huntington.  The estimated start time is 1 p.m. Read More …

Updated: Huntington Democrats Pick Petrone

2nd Update: Huntington Democrats chose former Supervisor  Frank Petrone to succeed Mary Collins, the long-serving chair who is taking up a new job with the county party. Running on the Petrone slate are: Christian Alfaro, vice chair Jill Kaufman, coordinating secretary Judy Lipner, recording secretary Read More …

Huntington Republicans Pick McNally as New Chairman

Huntington Republicans elected attorney Thomas M. McNally Tuesday night as chairman of the GOP town committee. He succeeds the late Toni Tepe, who died in April. McNally, a Centerport resident, was appointed to a seven-year term on the town Planning Board in December, where he Read More …

Suffolk PBA Endorses Slate of Candidates

The Suffolk County Police Benevolent Association has endorsed an all-Republican slate of candidates for the Nov. 3 election. In addition to endorsing President Donald Trump for re-election, the police union supports: George A.D. Santos, running for the 3rd US Congressional District seat  held by US Read More …

Here’s How You Can Vote in Nov. 3 Election

  Election Day is Nov. 3, and voters  have three ways to choose their representatives; Voting in person on Nov. 3, voting by mail with an absentee ballot or casting ballots over nine days of early voting before Election Day. The deadline to register to vote Read More …

New Election Laws Expand Use of Absentee Ballots

Voters worried about Covid-19 or other illness will be able to vote by absentee ballot under a three-part  package of changes signed into law Thursday by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. The  package includes new measures allowing absentee ballot applications to be submitted to the Board Read More …