Town Honors Black Pioneer With Street Renaming

Huntington officials honored an African American pioneer Wednesday by adding his name to Creek Road where his home still stands. Peter Crippen, who was born about 1809 on a Virginia plantation, came to Huntington to work in a brickyard about 1836. He was one of Read More …

League to Host 2 Candidate Forums

The League of Women Voters of Huntington is sponsoring two candidate forums next week. On Oct. 13, the forum will feature the followng town candidates:  Gene Cook, Rebecca Sanin and Ed Smyth, who are running for town supervisor; Dave Bennardo, Sal Ferro, Jen Hebert and Read More …

Huntington Honors Its World War II Veterans

The Town of Huntington honored its World War II veterans Sunday, adding the names of 365 Huntington veterans of the war to its memorial in front of Town Hall. Veterans whose names were added Sunday and attended the ceremony were Jack Stahl, Peter O’Donnell, Seymour Read More …

Republicans, Cook Battle Over His Role in November Race

Republican anger at Gene Cook’s decision to run for town supervisor against their candidate, Ed Smyth, continues to ratchet up. On Tuesday, Republican Chairman Tom McNally emailed party members to accuse Cook of working with Democrats to undermine Smyth, a charge he has made previously. Read More …

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 …