Ken Christensen Dies at 84; Had Key Role in Housing and Other Public Policies

Kenneth A. Christensen, a former member of the Huntington Town Board who was active in housing, environmental and other community activities, died Friday. The Greenlawn resident was 84. He was the key figure behind the town’s accessory apartment law, several of his colleagues said, and Read More …

Celebration Honors Huntington Women for Their Accomplishments

Several Huntington women of distinction were honored Saturday at a Women’s History Month event. The Huntington NAACP celebration at Chez Laa Reine Boutique included the recognition of: The Rev. Bernadette Watkins, Jo-Ann Raia, former Huntington town clerk, Dr. Nichele Nivens, Pilar Moya, housing advocate, Irene Read More …

Republicans Supporting Slate; Huntington Democrats Back Zimmerman

Huntington Republicans will be out this weekend carrying petitions for candidates nominated at state and Suffolk County conventions. The candidates are: US Rep. Lee Zeldin, who is running for governor and former NYPD Deputy Inspector Alison Esposito for lieutenant governor; Joe Pinion for U.S. Senate, Read More …

Democrats Cergol, Guthman, Gaughran Claim Victory

Update: Democrat Joan Cergol defeated Republican James Leonick Tuesday night to retain her seat on the Huntington Town Board. In addition, Suffolk Water Authority chairman James Gaughran claimed victory over State Sen. Carl Marcellino, helping shift power to the Democrats in Albany. And incumbent Town Read More …

Receiver of Taxes: Guthman vs. Smitelli

Democrat Jillian Guthman is the Receiver of Taxes. Republican Janet Smitelli is challenging her for the job. Jillian Guthman Before being named Tax Receiver December 2017, Jillian Guthman served for 10 years as director of the Town’s Human Services Department as well as several positions Read More …

Dix Hills Street Renamed for Parkland Teacher

The town renamed a street Saturday in honor of Scott J. Beigel, a Dix Hills native who was killed protecting his students at the Parkland school shooting in February. A street sign reading Scott J. Beigel Way was unveiled at the corner of Half Hollow Read More …

Authorities Warning Against Distracted Driving

The Town of Huntington recently hosted a demonstration of the dangers of distracted driving as part of recognition of Distracted Driving Month. Town Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci was joined by Councilwoman Joan Cergol and Tax Receiver Jillian Guthman, Inspector Christopher M. Hatton of the Second Read More …