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 …

Hundreds Turn Out to Honor NYPD Officer

NYPD Officer Anastasios Tsakos returned home to Greenlawn Monday, his casket accompanied by a cortege that included more than 100 motorcycle cops, saluted with firefighters’ giant American flags on its trip from Queens and welcomed by hundreds at St. Paraskevi Greek Church.  His funeral service Read More …

Town Appoints Deputy Parks Director

The Town Board appointed Walter Edwards as deputy parks director at its meeting Tuesday. The vote was 3-2, with Gene Cook joining Democrats Mark Cuthbertson and Joan Cergol to approve Edwards, while Ed Smyth and Town Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci opposed his appointment. It was Read More …

Report Clears Lupinacci But Says Investigation Was ‘Stymied’

A report  looking into personnel  issues, including allegations of sex harassment involving Supervisor Chad Lupinacci and an unidentified town employee, found  the allegations unsubstantiated. But the report also concluded that its author was “stymied in my attempts to uncover all the facts by what I Read More …

Updated: Huntington Public Safety Director Resigns

Huntington public safety director Peter Sammis resigned Monday night after his vulgar email about a female town employee came to the attention of Town Council member Joan Cergol.  Cergol and Mark Cuthbertson announced Sammis’s resignation at a press conference Tuesday morning that they called to Read More …

Officials Want Utility to Provide Power Plant Emissions Report

Local officials said Friday that LIPA is required to submit emissions reports on the Northport power plant but has failed to do so. They are demanding action to protect the community’s well-being. Read More …

Town Board Honors John’s Crazy Socks

The Huntington Town Board congratulated the founders of John’s Crazy Socks, which was cited recently as a winner of a national accounting firm’s Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.  The Melville company was founded two years ago by Huntington residents Mark X. Cronin and his son, Read More …

Cuthbertson and Cergol: Parking Enforcement Program Misguided

Town Council members Mark Cuthbertson and Joan Cergol provided this letter to HuntingtonNow.com  In a recent press release, Huntington’s administration touted a new parking enforcement program which, the release reported, had doubled the number of parking summonses issued in the Village.   Is this their Read More …

Petrone Drops In to Celebrate Birthday of ALS Ride Founder

Former Huntington Town Supervisor Frank Petrone dropped in Tuesday’s Town Board meeting to help  celebrate  the 70th birthday of Chris Pendergast,  the former Northport teacher and ALS Ride for Life founder. Huntington Councilwoman Joan Cergol led the celebration. Pendergast has been living with Amyotrophic Lateral 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 …

Town Board Preview: Cergol vs. Leonick

Democrat Joan Cergol, the incumbent, will face off against Republican challenger James Leonick in Tuesday’s election. Joan Cergol Lifelong Huntington resident and Councilwoman Joan Cergol has spent 18 years of public service and private sector management promoting economic progression through businesses and individuals in town. As Read More …

Nov. 6: Huntington GOP, Dems Dueling Online

Two  weeks before the Nov .6 election, a Huntington Town Republican ad has the two major parties sniping at each other online. The Republican ad says  Town Councilwoman Joan Cergol, who is running against Republican Jim Leonick, left the Community Development Agency more than $1 Read More …