Huntington Inaugurates Four Officials Into Office

 The Town of Huntington officially inaugurated four officials Saturday who were elected to office in November. With flags borne by veterans, families, supporters, town employees, speeches and prayer, the re-elected Tax Receiver Jillian Guthman and Town Clerk Andrew Raia, and newly chosen Councilwomen Brooke Read More …

Huntington to Receive Millions for Downtown, Cultural Projects

 The Town of Huntington and several nonprofit organizations will receive significant infusions of money to fund cultural and downtown projects, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone said Tuesday. Accompanied by cultural organization leaders and elected town, county and state leaders who packed the Chapin Rainbow Read More …

Campaign 2023: Going Local TV Produces Candidate Videos

Going Local TV has produced a series of videos of candidates introducing themselves to voters and talking about a variety of issues. The videos, with candidates speaking directly to viewers, are available online. So far, seven videos have been posted: Jason Richberg, Democrat, seeking re-election Read More …

Candidates Turn Out for Chamber Forum

Candidates for a variety of town and county offices gathered Tuesday to meet with members of the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce. They moved from table to table at the Harbor Club at Prime, discussing topics from parking to housing, traffic, water and other issues. Read More …

Democrats Name Legislative Candidates; Republicans Name Town Picks

Democrats announced their candidates Friday for election to the Suffolk County Legislature. Under the new redistricting plan that goes into effect for 2024, Huntington will add the 15th District, represented by Democrat Jason Richberg. Democrats also chose South Huntington school board trustee Sidney Joyner in Read More …

Maureen Guthman, BET Executive, Dies at 60

Maureen Guthman, a senior executive at BET Networks, died Wednesday at the age of 60. The Huntington native was a sister of town receiver of taxes Jillian Guthman. She had served as senior vice president of content strategy since March 2015. She worked in media Read More …

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 …