Town Board Votes to Approve LIPA Tax Settlement, 4-1

The Huntington Town Board voted Thursday to accept a  settlement with the Long Island Power Authority that will sharply reduce the utility’s taxes on the Northport power plant, a decision that could finally bring the lengthy legal battle to its conclusion. The vote was 4-1, Read More …

Town Board Revamps Zoning to Limit Apartments, Ease Parking Strain

The Huntington Town Board has revamped its housing code, barring the development of apartments in areas designated as commercially zoned, known as C-6. The issue has been a contentious one for years, as opponents complained that allowing apartments downtown took away from the town’s quaint Read More …

Board Approves Contracts for Golf Course Restaurant, Coltrane Park Design

The Huntington Town Board has awarded a two-year contract to the Dietz Golf Corp. to manage the restaurant at the Crab Meadow Golf Course. The Calverton company will pay $40,000 each year for the contract, with the option to renew for two more five-year terms.  Read More …

Cergol, Cook Re-Elected to Huntington Town Board

Incumbents Joan Cergol and Eugene Cook were re-elected to the Huntington Town Board Tuesday night. The Democrat led all five candidates seeking election, coming in with 20,882 votes, followed by Cook, an independent, with 19,931, Republican Andre Sorrentino with 19,336, Democrat Kathleen Cleary with 18,777, Read More …

Town Board Authorizes Actions Against Blighted Properties

The Town Board of Huntington has voted to authorize appropriate actions be taken against certain properties designated as blighted. This resolution, offered by Councilwoman Joan Cergol at the Town Board meeting July 16,  authorized actions to remedy blighted properties if the owners fail to enter Read More …

Town Board Approves Accessory Apartment Law Changes

Changes to Huntington’s accessory apartment law were approved 3-2 at Tuesday’s meeting. Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci and Council members Joan Cergol and Mark Cuthbertson approved the changes while Council members Ed Smyth and Gene Cook voted against it. The changes will lower minimum frontage requirements Read More …

Prime Day, Code of Conduct OK’d by Huntington Town Board

The Huntington Town Board took the following actions last week. Designated Aug. 1 as Cornelia Prime Day and renamed View Acre Drive as View Acre Drive/Cornelia Prime Way, after philanthropist Cornelia Prime, whose most notable gift to the Huntington community was the donation of land, Read More …

Town Adds Closed-Captioning for TV, Website Viewing

Government meetings in Huntington will be shown with closed-captions on government access television and the town’s website. Councilwoman Joan Cergol said real-time captioning will be available for Town Board, Planning Board and Zoning Board Appeals meetings  “This is an important expansion of both the Town’s Read More …