Campaign 2021: Candidates’ Forum; Tierney Wants Debates

The Huntington Town Housing Coalition (HTHC) will host a Meet the Candidates virtual event for the Huntington Town Board on Monday, live on Facebook. Participating will be supervisor candidates Rebecca Sanin, Ed Smyth, Eugene Cook and Town Council candidates Dave Bennardo, Jen Hebert, Sal Ferro Read More …

Campaign: Police Unions Back Smyth; Cuthbertson Fundraiser

Republican candidate for town supervisor Ed Smyth picked up the endorsement of the Coalition of Suffolk Police Unions on Friday. The coalition is comprised of the Suffolk County Police Benevolent Association (PBA), the Suffolk County Detective Investigators PBA, the Suffolk County Correction Officers Association, the Read More …

Campaign: Reception, Brunch and Cocktail Chat

Huntington Republicans have scheduled a reception Monday night for Huntington Town Council candidate Sal Ferro at Primo Piatto restaurant. The reception runs from 5 to 8 p.m. Tickets start at $50. RSVP to [email protected]   Brunch With Hebert Democratic Town Council candidate Jen Hebert is Read More …

Cook Wins Fight for Spot on November Ballot

A State Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Gene Cook in his fight to appear on the November ballot as a candidate for Huntington town supervisor.  New York State Supreme Court Judge John Leo upheld Cook’s  right to be on the ballot, running on Read More …

Candidate Introductions; Campaign Managers Named

Former Town Clerk Jo-Ann Raia is hosting the campaign kickoff of Stephanie Bontempi Thursday, headlined by former US Rep. Peter King, R-Massapequa. Bontempi is running against the Suffolk County 18th District seat currently held by Dr. William Spencer, against Town Councilman Mark Cuthbertson, a Democrat. Read More …

Town Appoints Deputy Parks Director

The Town Board appointed Walter Edwards as deputy parks director at its meeting Tuesday. The vote was 3-2, with Gene Cook joining Democrats Mark Cuthbertson and Joan Cergol to approve Edwards, while Ed Smyth and Town Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci opposed his appointment. It was Read More …

Archaeological Dig Yields Artifacts at Crippen House

An archaelogical dig on the site of the Crippen House has begun yielding some artifacts in an effort to reclaim the history of a 19th-Century African American resident of Huntington. While the house on Creek Road is severely dilapidated, archaeologists have  found several items in Read More …

Huntington Voters Went for Biden Over Trump

Huntington voters chose former Vice President Joe Biden over President Donald Trump by 11,000 votes, according to final numbers released this week. The final count put the race at 63,448 votes for Biden to 52,399 for Trump. Suffolk County gave Trump the edge, however, by Read More …

Dogs Take Their Turn on the Town Board Catwalk

Councilman Edmund J. Smyth  arranges regular appearances of shelter dogs at Huntington Town Board meetings to encourage their adoption. A dog named House  was last week’s guest star.  “My goal is to maximize the public exposure for shelter dogs. Giving a few minutes on the Read More …

Awards Recognize Signal-Box Art

  The Town of Huntington has completed installation of two new public art projects on traffic signal cabinets in Huntington, the 24th and 25th in a series of such projects installed beginning in 2015, 20 of which were installed within the past 12 months. These projects Read More …