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 …

Campaign 2023: Going Local TV Produces Candidate Videos

Going Local TV has produced a series of videos of candidates introducing themselves to voters and talking about a variety of issues. The videos, with candidates speaking directly to viewers, are available online. So far, seven videos have been posted: Jason Richberg, Democrat, seeking re-election 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: Democrats Want a Study on Adding Parking Lot

Two Democratic candidates for Huntington Town Council said Friday that the town should study the feasibility of turning the Elks Lodge building property into a municipal parking lot. Earlier this year, the Elks building was purchased by developer Frank Viteritti, who wants to add a 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 McKay

HuntingtonNow.com is checking state records on donations made to political candidates in Huntington. We previously reported on Town Board candidates Brooke Lupinacci, a Republican, and Jennifer Hebert, a Democrat. Democrat Don McKay is running for a seat on the Huntington Town Board. His contributions so 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 …

Housing Forum Canceled After GOP Candidates Cite Schedule Conflicts

A planned forum on housing issues in Huntington was canceled last week after two Town Council candidates said they were unable to participate. The Huntington Township Housing Coalition said it decided not to go forward with the two available candidates, Don McKay and Jennifer Hebert, Read More …

Huntington Chamber to Host Candidates Breakfast Forum

Candidates for town and county offices will participate in a roundtable breakfast hosted by the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 19. The non-partisan breakfast encourages dialogue between candidates and local businesses. Each candidate will have an opportunity to talk to the tables around Read More …

Letter: Confusion Reigns on Battery Storage

Oblivious? One of the many things that make people cynical about government is when one arm does not know what the other is doing. Unfortunately, this has become all too common with current Town Hall operations and it’s one of reasons why I am running Read More …

Battery Storage System to Get Huntington Town Board Hearing

The Huntington Town Board will take up the issue of battery storage systems at a public hearing at its next meeting on Sept. 12. The hearing will cover a proposed six-month moratorium on permits or approvals for the installation of battery storage systems in Huntington. Read More …