Town Board Expected to Take Up Matinecock Court Development

The decades-old Matinecock Court housing battle returns to the Huntington Town Board Thursday for another vote. Since 1978, developers and housing groups have fought to put housing onto unoccupied land, now owned by the nonprofit Housing Help Inc., at the intersection of Pulaski and Elwood 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 …

Huntington Goes Pink in Breast Cancer Fight

Huntington Councilman Mark Cuthbertson and other town officials  partnered Monday with Pink Aid to highlight breast cancer and the need for awareness of the disease. The town and Pink Aid have placed 54 pink and white flags on Main Street and New York Avenue to 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 …

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 …