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 …

Huntington’s Summer Movie Schedule Set

Councilman Mark Cuthbertson and the Town of Huntington present the Summer 2021 drive-in movie schedule. There will be 6 movies, 4 of which will be shown at the Walt Whitman Shops; two others will be shown at Crab Meadow Beach. At the mall: Monday July Read More …

Meet and Greet; Schramm’s Plan

Stephanie Bontempi, Republican candidate for the Suffolk County 18th Legislative  seat, is hosting a casual meet and greet Thursday 5:30 -7:20 pm, at Off Broadway Sports Bar, Off Broadway Sports Bar, 3 Boulevard Ave, Greenlawn. The Schramm Plan Democratic Town Board candidate Joe Schramm is Read More …

Chick-Fil-A Plan Seeks to Avoid Traffic ‘Armageddon’

Representatives speaking on behalf of a planned Chick-Fil-A restaurant on East Jericho Turnpike say there’s a plan to prevent the traffic backups that have occurred regularly at another of restaurant in Commack. At a Huntington Town Board public hearing this week, Councilman Mark Cuthbertson at 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 …

Movie, Beach Fun Postponed by Weather Forecast

Monday night’s movie, sandcastle contest and basketball competition are postponed until Wednesday because of the possibility of rain. The free movie is Hotel Transylvania 3 Summer Vacation, shown at Crab Meadow Beach. Gates open at 4 p.m. for the sandcastle contest, which is open to Read More …

Letter: Good Town Governance Requires Civility

To the Editor: In recent weeks certain Town officials took to social media to defend and clarify the administration’s position on the Huntington Farmer’s Market and the Huntington Lighthouse Preservation Society’s cancellation of the MusicFest. These posts, appearing on the Town’s governmental Facebook page and Read More …

Deputy Named to Engineering Department After Cuthbertson Tries Title Swap

He didn’t succeed, but Huntington Town Councilman Mark Cuthbertson did his best Tuesday night to rearrange the hierarchy in the town’s engineering services department. When the board took up the appointment of James J. Ahrens as deputy director of engineering services for the town, Cuthbertson Read More …

Huntington Tulip Festival Activities Set for May 5

The 19th annual Huntington Tulip Festival has been scheduled and it comes with two days worth of great events. On Friday, May 3, the Tulip Festival sponsor’s reception at the Heckscher Museum of Art will begin at 6 p.m. and elected officials will present awards Read More …

Students Nominated for Hunting-Tony Awards

High school students from across Huntington were nominated this week for Hunting-Tony Awards for their performances. The ninth annual Hunting-Tony Awards will culminate in a red-carpet ceremony at the Engeman Theater on June 3. The Hunting-Tonys, sponsored by town councilmembers Mark Cuthbertson and Joan Cergol, Read More …

Town Breaks Ground on Veterans Housing Project

  Officials and veterans broke ground Tuesday on a project that will provide 14 units of owner-occupied, low-cost housing for military veterans. The Columbia Terrace project, on the west side of Lowndes Avenue near Columbia and Railroad Streets in Huntington Station, is expected to be Read More …