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 …

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 …

Town Renames Street as ‘Dolores Dee Thompson Way’

East Second Street in Huntington Station was renamed Thursday in honor of Dolores “Dee” Thompson, the 92-year-old activist and civil rights leader. The intersection of East Second Street and New York Avenue is where Thompson founded the Huntington Station Enrichment Center as a community facility 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 …

Report: Town to Investigate Lupinacci Crash

Newsday reported Thursday that the town of Huntington will investigate a vehicle crash involving Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci who crashed his town-owned vehicle into a utility pole. A week after the Aug. 8 crash, the town acknowledged the accident and said Lupinacci, who was slightly Read More …

Sanin, Cook Get Public Service Union Endorsements

Two candidates for town supervisor have been endorsed by unions representing public service employee  this week. Gene Cook, who is running on a Stop LIPA party line, posted an endorsement letter from Tuesday night on  Facebook from the Civil Service Employees Association Long Island chapter. 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 …