Coronavirus Update: States of Emergency; After-School Events Canceled

Update 6:30 p.m. Huntington Supervisor Chad Lupinacci declared a state of emergency Thursday afternoon, allowing for the closing of certain town facilities.  That declaration followed similar moves by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone. As of 6:30 p.m., Suffolk County reported two Read More …

Ethics Office Lacks Some LIPA Lobbying Records

Huntington taxpayers could save a bundle under a State Senate bill that prevents LIPA from collecting back taxes should the utility win its challenge to the Northport power plant’s tax assessment. The State Senate easily passed the bill, S5122, during each of the last two Read More …

Gaughran Sworn in as State Senator

State Sen, Jim Gaughran was sworn into office  Sunday night by Gov. Andrew Cuomo at the Engeman Theater in Northport. “I am humbled and honored to represent our district in the State Senate,” Gaughran said. “I am excited for the opportunity to help end the Read More …

Part of Jericho Turnpike Co-Named for Commack Airman

A stretch of Jericho Turnpike will be co-named Lt. Christopher J. Raguso FDNY-CFD Memorial Highway in honor of a local airman who was killed in Iraq earlier this year. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo Friday signed legislation designating the length piece of Jericho Turnpike between East Read More …

Incumbents, James Win Democratic Primaries

Democratic voters generally went with incumbents in Thursday’s primary vote for several offices, backing Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul for new terms in office. They also chose Letitia James for attorney general by a solid margin. Progressive candidates managed to knock off several Read More …