Huntington Happenings: Flu Shots, Santa Visit

Online forums, a visit by Santa Claus, a scavenger hunt and more are happening this week around Huntington. Monday: Starting Monday, masks will be required at indoor public places in New York State unless the venue has and enforces a Covid-19 vaccine requirement. Tuesday: The 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 …

Campaign: Fundraiser, Team Barbecue

Rebecca Sanin, Democratic candidate for Huntington supervisor, is having a fundraiser Aug.5 at the Paramount, 5-7 p.m. Honoring Chairmen Huntington Republicans will honor Suffolk Chairman Jesse Garcia and Huntington Chairman Tom McNally Tuesday at their 22nd annual Ronald Reagan Republican Club Gipper Award Dinner. The Read More …

Meet and Greet; Schramm’s Plan

Stephanie Bontempi, Republican candidate for the Suffolk County 18th Legislative  seat, is hosting a casual meet and greet Thursday 5:30 -7:20 pm, at Off Broadway Sports Bar, Off Broadway Sports Bar, 3 Boulevard Ave, Greenlawn. The Schramm Plan Democratic Town Board candidate Joe Schramm is 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 …

Lupinacci Won’t Run for Second Term

Update Huntington Supervisor Chad Lupinacci announced Friday afternoon that he won’t run for a second term. Town Republicans have been preparing to name their candidates for supervisor and the Town Board, with an announcement expected momentarily. Lupinacci is facing a lawsuit by a former Assembly Read More …

Cook Joins Supervisor Race; Lupinacci Condemns Poll

Updated: Town Councilman Gene Cook joined the race for supervisor Thursday night, saying that Huntington deserved the leadership he could provide. Previously an Independent who often voted with Republicans, Cook joined the party a few months ago after smaller parties lost their position on the 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 …