Huntington Officials Plead for DWI Reduction, Driving Safety

Huntington officials, Suffolk County police and the parents of a young victim of a drunken driver pleaded Wednesday for residents to drive more safely. Insp. William Scrima, commanding officer of the Second Precinct, said, “We all know how painful 2020 was for everybody and were Read More …

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 …

Zoning Proposal Sets Off Huntington Town Board Battle

A proposed change in downtown zoning rules that is scheduled for a public hearing Tuesday has provoked an uproar online and dueling press releases from members of the Town Board. Councilman Mark Cuthbertson announced that he will ask that the resolution he sponsored be removed 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 …

Town Board Rejects 2 Candidates for Deputy Parks Director

Both candidates for deputy parks director were rejected by the Town Board at its meeting last week. Supervisor Chad Lupinacci’s resolution recommended Cable Todd Jamison for the job; the resolution failed, with Lupinacci and Councilman Ed Smyth voting for it; Democrats Mark Cuthbertson and Joan Read More …

Officials Caution Residents Against Drunk, Distracted Driving

Huntington officials reminded residents Monday to drive safely by avoiding drunken or distracted driving.  Town Councilman Mark Cuthbertson, Supervisor Chad Lupinacci, Town Councilman Ed Smyth, Suffolk Police Second Precinct commander William Scrima and friends and relatives of a woman killed by a drunk driver in Read More …