Long-Time Political Officials Leaving Huntington Stage

As the new year arrives, four long-time political figures, three of them Democrats, are leaving the Huntington public stage, at least for now. Two were defeated in the November election this year; two other equally experienced leaders are leaving office as their terms end after Read More …

Town Board to Take Up Rezoning, Housing Projects

The Huntington Town Board will convene Tuesday for its last scheduled meeting of the year, with action expected on at least two significant issues. High on the list of topics the board is expected to take up is the creation of an overlay district on Read More …

Huntington Republicans to Celebrate Victories

Huntington Republicans will celebrate their sweep of town offices and more with a party Tuesday night in East Northport. In November’s election, they held onto the supervisor’s job, with Town Councilman Ed Smyth succeeding Chad Lupinacci, took two Town Board seats with wins by Sal Read More …

Voting Open to Choose Candidates for Huntington, Suffolk Offices

Huntington voters go to the polls starting at 6 a.m. Tuesday, continuing until 9 p.m. Most schools and government buildings are closed for the day. On the ballots will be three candidates for Huntington town supervisor: Councilman Gene Cook, Rebecca Sanin and Councilman Ed Smyth; Read More …

Democrat Sanin Seeks Huntington Supervisor Seat

Rebecca Sanin, the president and CEO of Health and Welfare Council of Long Island and a former Suffolk County assistant deputy county executive, wants to be the Town of Huntington’s next supervisor. “I love the Town of Huntington – currently it’s being mismanaged,” Sanin, a Read More …

Ed Smyth Takes His Shot at Becoming Supervisor

Ed Smyth, a Republican member of Town Council, is running to succeed Chad Lupinacci as Huntington town supervisor. Question: What should the town do to solve the parking problem in Huntington’s downtown? And IS there a parking problem? A. There are several solutions to addressing Read More …

Gene Cook Wants Independent Path to Supervisor’s Job

We asked Gene Cook, an independent town councilman and candidate for Huntington supervisor, several questions about his views on town and other issues. Q. What should the town do to solve the parking problem downtown? And IS there a parking problem? A. Huntington Village has Read More …

Sorrentino Looking to Claim Highway Superintendent Post

 Andre Sorrentino hopes to unseat incumbent Kevin Orelli by getting elected Tuesday as Huntington highway superintendent. He has plans to boost morale and make several changes to the Highway Department. Asked about the quality of the roads in Huntington, he said, “I won’t be that Read More …

Update: Cook Demands Smyth Quit Race After Texts Are Revealed

Gene Cook demanded Thursday night that  Ed Smyth drop out of the campaign for Huntington town supervisor after the revelation of texts allegedly sent by a town departmental supervisor to employees, insisting that they work on Smyth’s campaign. “I am absolutely offended and Ed Smyth Read More …