Election 2024: Huntington Democrats Back Avlon; Santos Drops Out

Huntington Democrats have endorsed John Avlon as their candidate to go up against US Rep. Nick LaLota in the 1st Congressional District. Huntington Town Democratic Committee Vice Chair Jill Kaufman said: “We’re backing John because he’s the best candidate to take this seat back and help Read More …

Letter: Democratic Party Needs Change Now

Following Tuesday’s election, it is my sincere hope that people involved in the Huntington Town Democratic Committee will insist on a change of leadership. HTDC leadership moves forward unflinchingly as though the facts on the ground haven’t fundamentally changed. Maintaining power at all costs has Read More …

Campaign 2023: Democrat McKay Seeking Town Board Seat

Don McKay, the Town of Huntington’s former director of parks and recreation, is running for a Town Board seat on the Democratic and Working Families party lines. The lifelong Town of Huntington resident was raised in Northport and now lives in Dix Hills. He has Read More …

Happening This Week: School Budgets, Hospital Update

Monday: The Huntington school board convenes at 7:30 p.m. at the Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School, 50 Tower St., Huntington Station, to adopt the next school budget. The meeting can viewed on Youtube. Tuesday: The Huntington Town Board meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. Read More …

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 …

Campaign: HQ Opening; Tailgate Party

Huntington Democrats  will officially open its 2021 official campaign headquarters with a parking lot rally at 11 a.m. on Saturday. “Our candidates have been working hard individually, and now it is time for all of us to come together to demonstrate, in as forceful a Read More …

Republicans Pick Smyth for Town Supervisor Race; Bennardo, Ferro on Ticket

Huntington Republicans announced late Friday night  that they had endorse Councilman Edmund Smyth for town supervisor, succeeding Chad Lupinacci, who said Friday afternoon he wouldn’t run again. Also on the Republican slate are retiring South Huntington superintendent Dr. David Bennardo and  Salvatore Ferro, CEO of Read More …

Nov. 6: Huntington GOP, Dems Dueling Online

Two  weeks before the Nov .6 election, a Huntington Town Republican ad has the two major parties sniping at each other online. The Republican ad says  Town Councilwoman Joan Cergol, who is running against Republican Jim Leonick, left the Community Development Agency more than $1 Read More …

Marcantonio Knocked Off Ballot Against Raia

Michael Marcantonio, Democratic candidate for the 12th Assembly District, was tossed off the Nov. 6 ballot after a judge ruled he hadn’t met state residency requirements, Newsday reported. Marcantonio’s spot on the ballot was challenged by supporters of his opponent, Assemb. Andrew Raia, a Northport Read More …