Petrone Stepping Down as Huntington Democratic Leader

Frank Petrone is stepping down Friday from the leadership of the Huntington Democratic Party. Petrone, former Huntington town supervisor, returned to Huntington last year to lead the party, often conducting party business through Zoom. He cited his health problems and those of his wife, Pat, Read More …

Kevin Orelli’s Fight to Keep Fixing the Roads

     Huntington Highway Superintendent Kevin Orelli is campaigning for another term in office, fighting a fierce challenge by Republican Andre Sorrentino.      The quality of the roads in Huntington has been an issue for years, and Orelli points to a lack of financial Read More …

Suffolk PBA Endorses Slate of Candidates

The Suffolk County Police Benevolent Association has endorsed an all-Republican slate of candidates for the Nov. 3 election. In addition to endorsing President Donald Trump for re-election, the police union supports: George A.D. Santos, running for the 3rd US Congressional District seat  held by US Read More …

School Votes Delayed, and Will Be Conducted by Mail

School board elections and budget votes will be delayed until June 9, and be conducted entirely through the mail, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Friday. In an effort to keep New Yorkers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today issued The executive Read More …

State to Send All Voters Absentee Ballot Applications for June Primary

All New York State  voters will be mailed absentee ballot applications for use in the presidential primary on June 23,  Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo says. Voters will be able to cast ballots by mail and avoid going out to the polls. Unlike some states, New Read More …

Early Voting Over, Campaigns Come to a Head on Election Day

New York’s first year of early voting has come to an end, but right around the corner is the big prize: Tuesday is Election Day, which will decide races for Huntington and Suffolk County positions.  Two incumbents are running for re-election for Town Board: independent Read More …

Receiver of Taxes: Guthman vs. Smitelli

Democrat Jillian Guthman is the Receiver of Taxes. Republican Janet Smitelli is challenging her for the job. Jillian Guthman Before being named Tax Receiver December 2017, Jillian Guthman served for 10 years as director of the Town’s Human Services Department as well as several positions Read More …

Town Board Preview: Cergol vs. Leonick

Democrat Joan Cergol, the incumbent, will face off against Republican challenger James Leonick in Tuesday’s election. Joan Cergol Lifelong Huntington resident and Councilwoman Joan Cergol has spent 18 years of public service and private sector management promoting economic progression through businesses and individuals in town. As Read More …