Town Board Gives Go-Ahead to Matinecock Court Housing

Matinecock Court in East Northport, a development of affordable apartments first  proposed 43 years ago, got the go-ahead Tuesday from the Huntington Town Board. The vote was 4-1 on the resolution proposed by Councilwoman Joan Cergol, and seconded by Mark Cuthbertson. Supervisor Chad Lupinacci and Read More …

Smyth, Ferro, Bennardo Win in Huntington

Updated: Democrats across Huntington and Suffolk County appeared headed for a wipeout Tuesday as Republicans held onto control of town government and grabbed seats in the Suffolk County Legislature that had long been safely Democratic. The most shocking was the potential defeat of Legislative Majority 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 …

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 …

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 …

Letter: Suit Against LIPA Is a Win-Win for Huntington

Why am I running for Huntington town supervisor? I stand with  the people and fight for the community. I am continuing to fight LIPA’s deceptive practices against the taxpayers and the rate payers with my own personally funded lawsuits.  I have uncovered two separate defenses Read More …

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 …