Smyth, Ferro, Bennardo Win in Huntington

Updated: Democrats across Huntington and Suffolk County appeared headed for a wipeout Tuesday as Republicans held onto control of town government and grabbed seats in the Suffolk County Legislature that had long been safely Democratic. The most shocking was the potential defeat of Legislative Majority Read More …

Parties Push for Votes as Balloting Goes On

Candidates spent their last few hours before polls were to close Tuesday night making pitches to supporters and working with volunteers who were still distributing campaign material. Some volunteers and candidates headed to the Long Island Rail Road station to catch both morning and evening Read More …

Voting Open to Choose Candidates for Huntington, Suffolk Offices

Huntington voters go to the polls starting at 6 a.m. Tuesday, continuing until 9 p.m. Most schools and government buildings are closed for the day. On the ballots will be three candidates for Huntington town supervisor: Councilman Gene Cook, Rebecca Sanin and Councilman Ed Smyth; Read More …

Hebert Says Education Experience Will Aid Her on Town Board

Jen Hebert wants a chance to tackle head on what she sees is Huntington’s biggest problem–mismanagement and a lack of leadership on a townwide level. She is seeking one of two open seats on the Huntington Town Board in Tuesday’s election. Hebert, a Democrat, was Read More …

Bennardo Seeks to Bring Education Experience to Town Board

Dr. Dave Bennardo, an educator who is running as a Republican for the Huntington Town Board, lists the need to return civility to the public square, in order to get things done.  What we have now, he says, is that “things we don’t allow our Read More …

Democrat Sanin Seeks Huntington Supervisor Seat

Rebecca Sanin, the president and CEO of Health and Welfare Council of Long Island and a former Suffolk County assistant deputy county executive, wants to be the Town of Huntington’s next supervisor. “I love the Town of Huntington – currently it’s being mismanaged,” Sanin, a Read More …

Ed Smyth Takes His Shot at Becoming Supervisor

Ed Smyth, a Republican member of Town Council, is running to succeed Chad Lupinacci as Huntington town supervisor. Question: What should the town do to solve the parking problem in Huntington’s downtown? And IS there a parking problem? A. There are several solutions to addressing Read More …

Gene Cook Wants Independent Path to Supervisor’s Job

We asked Gene Cook, an independent town councilman and candidate for Huntington supervisor, several questions about his views on town and other issues. Q. What should the town do to solve the parking problem downtown? And IS there a parking problem? A. Huntington Village has Read More …

Sorrentino Looking to Claim Highway Superintendent Post

 Andre Sorrentino hopes to unseat incumbent Kevin Orelli by getting elected Tuesday as Huntington highway superintendent. He has plans to boost morale and make several changes to the Highway Department. Asked about the quality of the roads in Huntington, he said, “I won’t be that Read More …