Second Town Board Vote OKs Oheka Condo Plan

The Huntington Town Board on Monday cleaned up the language of a resolution that approved Oheka Castle’s bid to add luxury condominiums. The approval had four yes votes, from Town Supervisor Ed Smyth, Gene Cook, Sal Ferro and Dr. David Bennardo, while Town Councilwoman Joan 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 …

Group Attacks Ferro Over Basement Apartment Proposal

The group Save Huntington Village has lambasted Councilman Sal Ferro, one of the sponsors of legislation to permit legal basement apartments again, in a flyer that shows rundown housing labeled as “Ferroville.” The flyer and a related email make accusations against Ferro that he fiercely Read More …

Basement Apartments on the Town Board Agenda

Three members of the Huntington Town Board plan to propose allowing basement apartments in owner-occupied houses at the board’s next meeting. Update: Council members Sal Ferro, Dr. Dave Bennardo and Joan Cergol are cosponsoring a resolution to schedule a public hearing that¬† would allow basement Read More …

Earth Day Features Family Day, Cleanup and Recycling Poster Contest

Huntington residents will be celebrating Huntington Family Earth Day at Manor Farm Saturday, cosponsored by council members Joan Cergol and Sal Ferro,¬† Covanta and Starflower Experiences. Events include a marine touch tank, supplied by Cornell Cooperative Extension, arts and crafts, garden planting, and face painting. Read More …

Fundraiser to Support Cinema Arts Centre’s Reopening

Business owners and leaders from around the Huntington area will gather April 14 to support and celebrate the reopening of the Cinema Arts Centre. Several elected officials, along with business representatives, will participate in the fundraiser, which will feature jazz, food, craft beer, wine and 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 …

Officials Oppose Requirement to Allow More Apartments

A bipartisan group of officials in Suffolk County denounced a plan Thursday to require all New York State municipalities to permit accessory dwelling units. The requirement is listed in the proposed state budget. Local, state, county and federal leaders gathered at the Suffolk County Legislature Read More …

Town Honors Black Pioneer With Street Renaming

Huntington officials honored an African American pioneer Wednesday by adding his name to Creek Road where his home still stands. Peter Crippen, who was born about 1809 on a Virginia plantation, came to Huntington to work in a brickyard about 1836. He was one of Read More …

Huntington Honors Its World War II Veterans

The Town of Huntington honored its World War II veterans Sunday, adding the names of 365 Huntington veterans of the war to its memorial in front of Town Hall. Veterans whose names were added Sunday and attended the ceremony were Jack Stahl, Peter O’Donnell, Seymour Read More …