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 …

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 …

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 …

Update: More Rain, Wind Expected for Huntington Area

Updated: 10:06 a.m. Hurricane Henri was downgraded to a tropical storm Sunday morning, with winds of 39 to 57 mph expected for the Huntington area. A storm surge warning remains in effect for the shoreline. The Federal Emergency Management Agency approved aid for New York Read More …

Huntington Officials Plead for DWI Reduction, Driving Safety

Huntington officials, Suffolk County police and the parents of a young victim of a drunken driver pleaded Wednesday for residents to drive more safely. Insp. William Scrima, commanding officer of the Second Precinct, said, “We all know how painful 2020 was for everybody and were Read More …

Residents Line Up for Sorrentino Turkey Giveaway

Just in time for Thanksgiving, the 10th annual Sorrentino  turkey drive handed out over 3,000 turkeys to Huntington families in need. Andre Sorrentino and his family have hosted the giveaway for a decade and it has grown in ways they never would have imagined. When Read More …

Huntington’s $205-Million Budget Passes by Default

A preliminary $205.7 million budget for the Town of Huntington will go into effect in January after it failed to pass on Tuesday. The preliminary budget, proposed by Supervisor Chad Lupinacci, failed to win the support of any Town Board members. But it wasn’t voted Read More …

Melville Student Commended for Eagle Scout Ranking

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly and Huntington Supervisor Chad Lupinacci recently honored a Melville student who ranked Eagle Scout. Donnelly joined the family, friends and fellow members of Boy Scout Troop 708 to honor Henry A. Rivas for his Eagle Scout title, where he received Read More …

Effort to Make Town Personnel Changes Fails

An attempt to reshuffle Town of Huntington personnel by amending the operating budget failed at last week’s Town Board meeting. Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci offered a resolution to create several new positions while abolishing several others but members of the Town Board sat silent and Read More …

Students Awarded Scholarships at Oheka Gatsby Style Event

The gardens of Oheka Castle were filled to capacity Wednesday with people supporting the 2019 Otto Kahn Scholarship Award winners, as well as celebrating the 100th birthday of the famous Long Island mansion. Five school seniors were awarded the Otto Kahn Scholarship, an award for Read More …

‘Biased, Inaccurate and Insulting’: Lupinacci Blasts Newsday on LIPA

Town Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci blasted Newsday Tuesday over its editorials on LIPA’s lawsuit attempting to lower its tax bills by challenging the assessment of its Northport power plant. Residents have been protesting the LIPA lawsuit, saying that a successful challenge would be a major Read More …