Campaign 2021: Candidates’ Forum; Tierney Wants Debates

The Huntington Town Housing Coalition (HTHC) will host a Meet the Candidates virtual event for the Huntington Town Board on Monday, live on Facebook. Participating will be supervisor candidates Rebecca Sanin, Ed Smyth, Eugene Cook and Town Council candidates Dave Bennardo, Jen Hebert, Sal Ferro Read More …

Harborfields Diver Recognized by Huntington Town Board

Harborfields senior Alex Zhang was recognized Tuesday by the Huntington Town Board for his numerous accomplishments as a diver. Councilman Mark Cuthbertson said Zhang had been recognized as one of the best divers in the United States and noted that the student has committed to Read More …

Public Hearings Scheduled for Town Board Meeting

The Huntington Town Board meets Tuesday at 2 p.m., at Town Hall. The meeting can also be viewed online. Here is the agenda for Tuesday’s meeting.   1. Public Hearing #1 Consider authorizing various actions be taken upon certain  properties designated as Blighted in accordance Read More …

Town Says Storm Debris From Yards Is Owner Responsibility to Clear Away

Just because a wind-packing Isaias, Henri or Ida blows by your house and knocks down your trees, that doesn’t mean that the Town of Huntington will be by to haul away the debris. Last week’s storm served as yet another reminder about the rules around Read More …

Sanin, Cook Get Public Service Union Endorsements

Two candidates for town supervisor have been endorsed by unions representing public service employee  this week. Gene Cook, who is running on a Stop LIPA party line, posted an endorsement letter from Tuesday night on  Facebook from the Civil Service Employees Association Long Island chapter. Read More …

Campaign: Meet the Candidates Online Forum

Candidates for Huntington town supervisor and the Town Board will meet Sept. 20 in an online forum sponsored by the Huntington Township Housing Coalition. The Facebook candidates night runs from 7-9 p.m. on the Huntington Public Library page on Facebook. Democrats Meet With PATH Town Read More …

Report: Police Reviewing Handling of Lupinacci Crash

The Suffolk County Police Department is reviewing its handling of a car crash involving Huntington Town Supervisor Chad Lupinacci, Newsday reported Friday. The crash occurred about 12:45 a.m. Aug. 8 on West Hills Road near Chichester Road, with Lupinacci’s town-issued 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe striking a Read More …

State to Require Covid-19 Test for Unvaccinated School Staff

Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Tuesday that the state will require unvaccinated school staff to undergo weekly Covid-19 tests to combat the spread of the virus and its Delta variant. The new rule applies to public and charter schools. Hochul also said $65 million will be Read More …

Shellfishing Limited Over Labor Day

The state Department of Environmental Conservation will close three North Shore areas to shellfishing on the North Shore over the Labor Day weekend. They are: 445 acres in a section of Oyster Bay Harbor, town of Oyster Bay, Nassau County; 50 acres in the area known as Read More …

Bacteria Threat Closes Beaches Again

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 63 beaches due to heavy rainfall and the potential for high levels of residual bacteria from runoff. Numerous Huntington beaches are affected. The beaches are in areas heavily influenced by stormwater Read More …

Town Records Reveal Details on Lupinacci Car Crash

Town records related to an Aug. 8 car accident involving Huntington Town Supervisor Chad Lupinacci twice refer to the driver as having “fled the scene,” citing the Suffolk County police. Lupinacci crashed into a utility pole about 12:45 a.m. on West Hills Road near Chichester Read More …