Berland Working to Return to Suffolk Legislature

Susan Berland, the Suffolk County Legislature majority leader, is seeking re-election for the 16 th legislative district. She said she has the right mix of compassion and fiscal responsibility to lead the district through the recovery from the pandemic and other challenges impacting the region. Read More …

Kevin Orelli’s Fight to Keep Fixing the Roads

     Huntington Highway Superintendent Kevin Orelli is campaigning for another term in office, fighting a fierce challenge by Republican Andre Sorrentino.      The quality of the roads in Huntington has been an issue for years, and Orelli points to a lack of financial Read More …

2 More Candidate Forums Scheduled

The Huntington branch of the NAACP will host an in-person candidates forum Thursday. The forum is scheduled for 6-9 pm at the South Huntington Public Library. Early voting opens Saturday for the Nov. 2 election. Two Town Board seats are open, while three people are Read More …

Schramm Has Plans for Town Board Role

Joe Schramm, 67, is a Democrat running for a seat on the Town Board. He has run a marketing company for more than two decades. Having lived in Northport for years, he says he is acquainted with the issues and problems that face residents and Read More …

Supervisor Candidates to Meet in Online Forum on Environmental Topics

The three candidates competing to become Huntington’s next town supervisor will meet Wednesday online to debate environmental and sustainability issues. The forum, hosted by the New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund, will feature Democrat Rebecca Sanin, Republican Ed Smyth and independent Gene Cook. Read More …

Campaign 2021: Cuthbertson Endorsements, Bontempi Fundraiser

Town Councilman Mark Cuthbertson, who is running for the Suffolk County Legislative 18th District seat, has picked up a hefty number of endorsements of his campaign. He  was endorsed by the Sierra Club, the Long Island Federation of Labor, Planned Parenthood, the Faculty Association of Read More …

Candidate: Republican Esteban Seeks 16th District Legislative Seat

Manuel Esteban, a Republican and Conservative, is challenging Democrat Susan Berland, the incumbent and majority leader, in the 16th District in the Suffolk County Legislature.  Born to an immigrant mother from Colombia, he had very few opportunities growing up in Astoria, but it was his Read More …

League to Host 2 Candidate Forums

The League of Women Voters of Huntington is sponsoring two candidate forums next week. On Oct. 13, the forum will feature the followng town candidates:  Gene Cook, Rebecca Sanin and Ed Smyth, who are running for town supervisor; Dave Bennardo, Sal Ferro, Jen Hebert and Read More …

Republicans, Cook Battle Over His Role in November Race

Republican anger at Gene Cook’s decision to run for town supervisor against their candidate, Ed Smyth, continues to ratchet up. On Tuesday, Republican Chairman Tom McNally emailed party members to accuse Cook of working with Democrats to undermine Smyth, a charge he has made previously. Read More …

Campaign: HQ Opening; Tailgate Party

Huntington Democrats  will officially open its 2021 official campaign headquarters with a parking lot rally at 11 a.m. on Saturday. “Our candidates have been working hard individually, and now it is time for all of us to come together to demonstrate, in as forceful a Read More …

Campaign: Orelli, Sorrentino Battle Heats Up; Legislative Fundraisers

The fight for the Huntington highway superintendent’s job is getting nastier. Republican Andre Sorrentino accused Highway Superintendent Kevin Orelli of spending department funds on pay raises for campaign supporters. But Democrat Orelli fired back. “Our current Huntington Highway Superintendent complains that he does not have Read More …

When and Where to Vote Starting Oct. 23

updated: Early voting for the Nov. 2 election starts Saturday Oct. 23 and continues through Sunday Oct. 31. Anyone registered to vote in Suffolk County can cast a ballot at any site listed below: Babylon Town Hall Annex 281 Phelps Lane North Babylon NY 11703 Read More …

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 …