Huntington’s New Town Board to Convene

Two new councilmen and a new supervisor will take their places on the dais Tuesday afternoon when the Huntington Town Board convenes in the first public meeting of the new year. Supervisor Ed Smyth, most recently a town councilman, and former South Huntington School Superintendent Read More …

Long-Time Political Officials Leaving Huntington Stage

As the new year arrives, four long-time political figures, three of them Democrats, are leaving the Huntington public stage, at least for now. Two were defeated in the November election this year; two other equally experienced leaders are leaving office as their terms end after Read More …

Huntington Inauguration Postponed by Covid-19 Concerns

¬†The Town of Huntington will postpone the Sunday inauguration for new Town Board members because of the Covid-19 epidemic. Town Clerk Andrew Raia will swear in Ed Smyth as supervisor, Dr. David Bennardo and Sal Ferro as new councilmen and Andre Sorrentino as highway superintendent¬† Read More …

Board Rejects Overlay District in Melville

A plan to create an industrial overlay district in Melville to allow a mix of retail and housing was voted down Tuesday night by the Huntington Town Board. The vote was 3-2, with Town Supervisor Chad Lupinacci as sponsor, and Councilman Mark Cuthbertson voting for Read More …

Town Board Says No to Retail Sales of Marijuana

The Huntington Town Board unanimously rejected retail marijuana sales Tuesday night, but it could change its mind next year. Under state law, municipalities had until Dec. 31 to decide whether retail sales of the drug. While it could change its vote to yes next year, Read More …

Town Board to Take Up Rezoning, Housing Projects

The Huntington Town Board will convene Tuesday for its last scheduled meeting of the year, with action expected on at least two significant issues. High on the list of topics the board is expected to take up is the creation of an overlay district on Read More …

Town Board Expected to Take Up Matinecock Court Development

The decades-old Matinecock Court housing battle returns to the Huntington Town Board Thursday for another vote. Since 1978, developers and housing groups have fought to put housing onto unoccupied land, now owned by the nonprofit Housing Help Inc., at the intersection of Pulaski and Elwood Read More …

Marijuana Sales on the Huntington, Northport Agendas

Retail sales of marijuana are on the table in Northport and Huntington this week as a state deadline for a decision nears. The Northport Village Board of Trustees meets Tuesday; the Huntington Town Board meets Thursday. The issue is whether municipality wants to permit legalized Read More …

Sal Ferro Seeks Huntington Town Board Seat

Businessman Sal Ferro has an extensive list of goals he’d like to accomplish if he’s elected as a Republican to the Huntington Town Board. As the CEO of Alure Home Improvements, he has maintained a belief in fiscal conservatism. “It’s real important to me that Read More …