Huntington’s New Town Board to Convene

Two new councilmen and a new supervisor will take their places on the dais Tuesday afternoon when the Huntington Town Board convenes in the first public meeting of the new year. Supervisor Ed Smyth, most recently a town councilman, and former South Huntington School Superintendent Read More …

Huntington Republicans to Celebrate Victories

Huntington Republicans will celebrate their sweep of town offices and more with a party Tuesday night in East Northport. In November’s election, they held onto the supervisor’s job, with Town Councilman Ed Smyth succeeding Chad Lupinacci, took two Town Board seats with wins by Sal Read More …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …