NAACP to Honor Women for Contributions

The Huntington NAACP will honor several women serving in government at a luncheon on March 30. Women in NAACP will salute town tax receiver Jillian Guthman, Suffolk Legislators Stephanie Bontempi and Rebecca Sanin, and town council members Brooke Lupinacci and Theresa Mari. The luncheon is Read More …

Celebration Marks Black History Month

Huntington’s rich history of Black contributions to culture was honored Thursday night with music, dance and words. The town’s Black History Month celebration at Walt Whitman High School  included the voices of Countrywood Primary Center pupils who sang Duke Ellington’s “It Don’t Mean a Thing Read More …

Huntington Inaugurates Four Officials Into Office

 The Town of Huntington officially inaugurated four officials Saturday who were elected to office in November. With flags borne by veterans, families, supporters, town employees, speeches and prayer, the re-elected Tax Receiver Jillian Guthman and Town Clerk Andrew Raia, and newly chosen Councilwomen Brooke Read More …

2023: A Year of Triumph, Change for Huntington Residents

The year concluding at midnight brought its share of triumphs and tragedies to Huntington. Amid the fights over zoning, politics and parking struggles. it’s easy to overlook the stories of the many Huntington residents who put their hearts into making the lives of others easier, Read More …

Republicans Celebrate Their Electoral Victories

Huntington Republicans Wednesday night celebrated their multiple election victories in November, including their sweep of the Town Board. They gathered at the Harbor Club at Prime to toast the winners, including Suffolk Legislator Stephanie Bontempi, Town Clerk Andrew Raia and Council members-elect Theresa Mari and Read More …

Republicans to Celebrate Holidays, Victories

Republicans will be celebrating their success in the November elections as well as the holidays with a party Dec. 13. Expected to attend are Suffolk County Executive-elect Ed Romaine, Town Council-elect members Theresa Mari and Brooke Lupinacci, and re-elected Suffolk Legislators Stephanie Bontempi and  Rob Read More …

Republicans Lupinacci, Mari Elected to Town Board; Raia, Guthman Re-Elected

Huntington residents elected two Republican women to the Town Board on Tuesday, according to unofficial tallies from the Suffolk County Board of Elections. Theresa Mari and Brooke Lupinacci defeated Democrats Don McKay and Jen Hebert, turning the board all-Republican. The two will succeed incumbents Joan Read More …

Campaign 2023: Jen Hebert Running for Town Council

Jen Hebert is a Democrat running for election to the Huntington Town Council. The educator, former school board president and mother of three discussed issues with HuntingtonNow. There are two seats available as of January. What are the top two issues facing Huntington? Development and Read More …

Endorsements for Huntington Town Board, Suffolk Legislature

Candidates for election to town and county offices are collecting endorsements from individuals and organizations. Here are just a few endorsements as reported recently by candidates. Suffolk Legislature 16th District Legislator Manuel Esteban, Republican, Utility Workers Union of America, Local 393. Democrat Rebecca Sanin, running Read More …

Campaign 2023: Who’s Donating to Mari

Attorney Theresa Mari is a Republican candidate for Huntington Town Board. As Nov. 7, Election Day, approaches, HuntingtonNow is looking at campaign donations for several offices. Mari’s donor list includes several lawyers, as well as business owners and CPA’s. Two seats are open on the Read More …

Campaign 2023: Who’s Donating to Lupinacci

HuntingtonNow.com is looking into who is funding candidates for this election. Our first story on Sept. 15 checked on donations to Democratic Town Board candidate Jennifer Hebert. Next is Brooke Lupinacci, a Republican running for one of the two seats that will be available starting Read More …

Candidates Turn Out for Chamber Forum

Candidates for a variety of town and county offices gathered Tuesday to meet with members of the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce. They moved from table to table at the Harbor Club at Prime, discussing topics from parking to housing, traffic, water and other issues. Read More …