Campaign: GOP Reminder; Golf Outing

Huntington Republican chair Tom McNally has sent a stern note to party members reminding them that Ed Smyth, and not Gene Cook, is their candidate for town supervisor. And he accuses Democrats of co-opting Cook. The email, which was also posted to Facebook, was  in Read More …

Campaign: Headquarters Opens; Endorsements and Fundraisers

The “Friends of Stephanie Bontempi” campaign headquarters has opened  at 225 East Main St., Huntington. She is seeking the Suffolk County 18th Legislative District seat, running against Democrat Mark Cuthbertson. Esteban Fundraiser Supporters of Republican Manny Esteban, who is seeking the16th Suffolk County Legislative District Read More …

Primary Day for Democrats, Working Families Candidates

Tuesday is primary day for Democrats and members of the Working Families Party, with disputes continuing over ballot access and who really represents one party. That argument was on display last week at the  Huntington Town Board meeting when members of the public challenged Councilman Read More …

Cook Looking for Decision Upholding Petitions for Ballot Line

Councilman Gene Cook will be back in court Thursday, looking for a ruling on the validity of petitions that would put him on the ballot as a candidate for Huntington  town supervisor. Ed Smyth, Republican town councilman and candidate for supervisor, sued to knock Cook Read More …

Meet and Greet; Schramm’s Plan

Stephanie Bontempi, Republican candidate for the Suffolk County 18th Legislative  seat, is hosting a casual meet and greet Thursday 5:30 -7:20 pm, at Off Broadway Sports Bar, Off Broadway Sports Bar, 3 Boulevard Ave, Greenlawn. The Schramm Plan Democratic Town Board candidate Joe Schramm is Read More …

Happening in Huntington: School Board in Session; Early Voting

Here are some of the events coming up this week in Huntington. Monday: The Huntington school board returns to in-person meetings Monday night at 7:30 PM. Social distancing guidelines will be in effect. Use of Zoom will discontinue, but meetings will continue to be livestreamed Read More …

Cook Pursues Spot on Ballot With ‘Stop LIPA’ Line

Town Councilman Gene Cook submitted petitions Tuesday to run for Huntington town supervisor on a new political line. Cook said the petitions submitted at the Suffolk County Board of Elections had double the signature requirement needed for the independent line STOP LIPA to appear on Read More …