Road Tax Plan Runs Into Opposition

A proposal that would raise taxes to improve Huntington’s streets has hit a speed bump. Town Supervisor Ed Smyth floated the possibility of a fund set aside for road repairs, using money raised by taxing households about $138 per year. He has invited residents to Read More …

Democrats Salute Gaughran, Suozzi

Former U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi and former State Sen. Jim Gaughran were honored Monday night by fellow Democrats. Suozzi decided last year not to run again in favor of a primary against Gov. Kathy Hochul but he lost. Newsday reported that he has taken on Read More …

Huntington Town Board: 4 Candidates for 2 Seats

With Councilwoman Joan Cergol deciding not to run for another term, the Huntington Town Board will have one, and most likely two, new faces next year. Gene Cook’s term expires this year, but he has not been endorsed by either the Republicans or Democrats. He Read More …

Hebert Says Education Experience Will Aid Her on Town Board

Jen Hebert wants a chance to tackle head on what she sees is Huntington’s biggest problem–mismanagement and a lack of leadership on a townwide level. She is seeking one of two open seats on the Huntington Town Board in Tuesday’s election. Hebert, a Democrat, was Read More …

Bennardo Seeks to Bring Education Experience to Town Board

Dr. Dave Bennardo, an educator who is running as a Republican for the Huntington Town Board, lists the need to return civility to the public square, in order to get things done.  What we have now, he says, is that “things we don’t allow our Read More …

League to Host 2 Candidate Forums

The League of Women Voters of Huntington is sponsoring two candidate forums next week. On Oct. 13, the forum will feature the followng town candidates:  Gene Cook, Rebecca Sanin and Ed Smyth, who are running for town supervisor; Dave Bennardo, Sal Ferro, Jen Hebert and Read More …

Campaign 2021: Candidates’ Forum; Tierney Wants Debates

The Huntington Town Housing Coalition (HTHC) will host a Meet the Candidates virtual event for the Huntington Town Board on Monday, live on Facebook. Participating will be supervisor candidates Rebecca Sanin, Ed Smyth, Eugene Cook and Town Council candidates Dave Bennardo, Jen Hebert, Sal Ferro Read More …

Campaign: Labor Endorsements; Fundraisers on Schedule

Democratic Town Board candidate Jen Hebert has won the endorsement of Long Island Federation of Labor  and LIUNA-NY, the Laborers International Union. She also had a brunch this weekend to talk issues with young voters. Sorrentino Event Republican candidate for highway superintendent Andre Sorrentino is Read More …

Campaign: Reception, Brunch and Cocktail Chat

Huntington Republicans have scheduled a reception Monday night for Huntington Town Council candidate Sal Ferro at Primo Piatto restaurant. The reception runs from 5 to 8 p.m. Tickets start at $50. RSVP to [email protected]   Brunch With Hebert Democratic Town Council candidate Jen Hebert is Read More …