Coindre Hall Board Meeting Canceled

The  Coindre Hall Advisory Board meeting that was scheduled for Oct.12 has been canceled and will be rescheduled at a future date, the office of Suffolk County Legislator William R. “Doc” Spencer announced Friday. Spencer leads the advisory board, which meets to review ideas for the Read More …

Columbus Honored With Wreath, Support for Role in History

Italian Americans and other political and business leaders honored Christopher Columbus Thursday, calling him the founder of America and a cultural icon, as they gathered at his statue on Main Street to help launch the three-day weekend that celebrates his birth. With a banner in 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 …

Huntington Honors Its World War II Veterans

The Town of Huntington honored its World War II veterans Sunday, adding the names of 365 Huntington veterans of the war to its memorial in front of Town Hall. Veterans whose names were added Sunday and attended the ceremony were Jack Stahl, Peter O’Donnell, Seymour Read More …

Voter Registration Deadlines Coming Up

Deadlines are approaching for residents wanting to vote in the Nov. 2 election. Oct. 8 – last day to postmark voter registration form or register in person at the Suffolk County Board of Elections. Register online with a  DMV-issued ID or license: https://dmv.ny.gov/…/electronic-voter-registration… Oct. 18– 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 …

Reward Offered in Damage to Little Library in Depot Park

A Huntington Realtor is offering a $500 reward for information that leads to an arrest after a free library was vandalized at Depot  Park. Eliot Lonardo said that his wife and daughter went Sunday to donate books to the library at the park. Instead, they Read More …

Town Renames Street as ‘Dolores Dee Thompson Way’

East Second Street in Huntington Station was renamed Thursday in honor of Dolores “Dee” Thompson, the 92-year-old activist and civil rights leader. The intersection of East Second Street and New York Avenue is where Thompson founded the Huntington Station Enrichment Center as a community facility Read More …

Lupinacci Outlines Proposed 2022 Town Budget

The Town of Huntington plans to have a public hearing on the 2022 preliminary operating budget on or before Nov. 4. The $212-million budget must be adopted by Nov. 20. “The challenge in developing Huntington’s 2021 Budget was to maintain services at a time when 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 …

Town Lays Out ‘Zombie Property’ Rules to Reduce Blight

The Huntington Town Board approved a measure earlier this week that was proposed by Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci in July that town leaders expect will encourage the occupation or turnover of ownership of zombie homes, problem properties and vacant storefronts. The town will impose escalating Read More …