LaLota Wants Santos Campaign Funds Frozen

US Rep. Nick LaLota said Sunday that he want officials to freeze the campaign accounts of his fellow newly elected congressman, George Santos. Lalota, who represents the First District, including Huntington, posted to Twitter on Sunday afternoon that  “the Department of Justice and/or Federal Election Read More …

George Santos Roundup

The election of US Rep George Santos has provoked an outpouring of stories that challenge his accounts of his heritage, work history, finances, stories of personal losses and more. Here are just a few of the reports. NY Times: Who Is Rep. George Santos? His Read More …

Questions Continue to Swirl Around Santos

Questions about US Rep-elect George Santos, including his connections to Huntington, continued Monday even  as he is scheduled to be sworn into office on Tuesday. Meanwhile, The New York Times, which broke the story about Santos’ false claims about work, identity, college and more, reported Read More …

Editor’s Note: Santos Story Winds Back to Huntington

When George Santos approached HuntingtonNow.com in 2019 for a story about his candidacy, we accepted his claims about college and work history. We regret the error of accepting his statements and not examining his claims. At the time of the interview in November, 2019, we Read More …

LaLota Wants George Santos Investigated

US Rep-elect Nick LaLota said Tuesday that fellow congressman-elect George Santos should be investigated after the latter admitted to fabricating several claims about his work and educational record. “House Republicans like me are eager to be sworn in and focus on our commitment to America Read More …

Draft Redistricting Map Would Move Huntington to 2nd District

Huntington would become part of the Second Congressional District under a draft plan issued Monday by the special master appointed to draw up new lines after Democratic maps were tossed out as gerrrymandering. The proposed Second District would have a north-south orientation, incorporating Huntington,  Babylon Read More …

Republicans Supporting Slate; Huntington Democrats Back Zimmerman

Huntington Republicans will be out this weekend carrying petitions for candidates nominated at state and Suffolk County conventions. The candidates are: US Rep. Lee Zeldin, who is running for governor and former NYPD Deputy Inspector Alison Esposito for lieutenant governor; Joe Pinion for U.S. Senate, Read More …

Campaign: Labor Endorsements; Fundraisers on Schedule

Democratic Town Board candidate Jen Hebert has won the endorsement of Long Island Federation of Labor  and LIUNA-NY, the Laborers International Union. She also had a brunch this weekend to talk issues with young voters. Sorrentino Event Republican candidate for highway superintendent Andre Sorrentino is 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 …