League Schedules Two Candidate Forums

The League of Women Voters will sponsor two forums this Fall for candidates for town and county positions. Eight candidates for town positions will be invited to a forum Oct. 18 at Walt Whitman High School, while 10 seeking county office will be asked to Read More …

5 of 6 Debates Canceled by Republican Pullouts; Brown and Macco Have Stage to Themselves

A Republican who pulled out of the League of Women Voters debate forum Wednesday night attempted to change his mind an hour before it was to start, but was kept off the stage, according to the league and his Democratic opponent’s team. Aamir Sultan, running Read More …

Whitman Students Sign Up to Vote for First Time

The League of Women Voters of Huntington and Supervisor Ed Smyth helped eligible students at Walt Whitman High School register to vote on Wednesday. The students had a breakfast, heard encouragement on the value of voting, and filled out paperwork to become voters for the Read More …

Group to Rally to Protect Voting Rights

The League of Women Voters plans a rally  in support of the electoral process on Thursday, the anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol. The group said that a coalition of “non-partisan democracy defenders calls on the public to stand with us Read More …

Happening This Week: Color Run, Police Forums

Monday: The Long Island Fall Festival wraps up Monday at Heckscher Park. The festival, which began Friday, features music, food and entertainment. It opens at 9 a.m. and runs until 5 pm. The SCPD Second Precinct will host a meeting and roundtable discussion with faith Read More …

League to Honor Civic Contributions, Voting Efforts

The League of Women Voters  of Huntington plans to recognize several organizations for their civic contributions and get out the vote effforts. Throughout next week, the league will present plaques or certificates of appreciation to: Connoisseur Radio Paramount Theater Five Towns College Cinema Arts The Read More …

League, Boaters Schedule Candidates Night

Two organizations are planning candidates nights in October and invite the public to attend to ask questions. The League of Women Voters of Huntington has scheduled Oct. 16 for candidates seeking office from the 13th, 16th, 17th and 18th districts for the Suffolk County Legislature. Read More …

Opinion: New York Voter Reforms Have Arrived

By Judie Gorenstein  Voting is about to get easier for New Yorkers.  New York has long been behind most of the country when it comes to voting.  Our election laws are archaic, making it difficult for people in our state to vote, and resulting in Read More …

Candidates Night to Focus on Children’s Issues

State Senate 5th District candidates will go head to head at a candidates forum Monday night focused on children’s issues. Incumbent Carl Marcellino and challenger Jim Gaughran will discuss the issues from 7 to 9 p.m.at the South Huntington Public Library. The forum is co-sponsored Read More …

Oct. 25 Meet the Candidates Night at Five Towns College Canceled

The Meet the Candidates Night for candidates for the US House of Representatives, 3rd Congressional District, which was scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 25 at Five Towns College in Dix Hills has been canceled. The event, which was to be co-hosted by The League of Women Read More …