Republicans Celebrate Their Electoral Victories

Huntington Republicans Wednesday night celebrated their multiple election victories in November, including their sweep of the Town Board. They gathered at the Harbor Club at Prime to toast the winners, including Suffolk Legislator Stephanie Bontempi, Town Clerk Andrew Raia and Council members-elect Theresa Mari and Read More …

Bontempi Re-Elected to Legislature; Sanin Defeats Esteban

Suffolk County Legislator Stephanie Bontempi defeated Democratic challenger Dr. Eve Meltzer Krief Tuesday in a hotly contested vote in the 18th District. Democrat Rebecca Sanin ousted first-term legislator Manuel Esteban in the 16th, while legislative incumbents Tom Donnelly (D-17th), Rob Trotta (R-13th), who ran unopposed, Read More …

Veterans Day: Greenlawn Commemoration; ‘Operation Green Light’

American Legion Post 1244 will commemorate veterans with a service Nov. 11 in Greenlawn. The service, at 11 a.m., is scheduled for Greenlawn Memorial Park at the corner of Pulaski Road and Broadway. It draws crowds of students, families, elected officials and veterans. The ceremony 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 …

Huntington Chamber to Host Candidates Breakfast Forum

Candidates for town and county offices will participate in a roundtable breakfast hosted by the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 19. The non-partisan breakfast encourages dialogue between candidates and local businesses. Each candidate will have an opportunity to talk to the tables around Read More …

Award for Police Officer; Town Hall Departure

State Assemblyman Steve Stern, D-Dix Hills, has named Suffolk Police Office Claudia Delgado the 2023 Woman of Distinction for the 10th Assembly District. A woman from each district is given the award, to honor and recognize outstanding local women who have worked to improve their Read More …

Disabled Vet Celebrates Move Into Columbia Terrace Home

A disabled Navy veteran cut the ribbon on her new home Monday, moving into Columbia Terrace, a community designed for veterans. “I am overwhelmed.  This is my dream come true,” JoJo Maria Timpanero said.  “My new home is beautiful. I can only say thank you Read More …

Letter: Water Quality Needs to Be on the Ballot

In a recent letter Leg. Stephanie Bontempi asserts that the Legislators are keeping the water quality referendum off the ballot because they want to “do  their homework” before bringing the water quality initiative to the people to vote on. Anyone with any knowledge of the Read More …

Letter: Voters Deserve Legislators Who Do Their Homework

The notion that Suffolk County Republicans “don’t care” about the environment is of course absurd. We live, work, and raise our children on Long Island just as much as Democrats do. Creating a false sense of urgency, some have suggested that all opportunities to improve Read More …

Meltzer-Krief Challenges Bontempi in 18th District

Dr. Eve Meltzer-Krief, a Democrat, officially announced her candidacy Friday for the Suffolk County Legislature, challenging the first-term incumbent, Stephanie Bontempi. Krief posted several days ago on Facebook that she was a legislative candidate, and earlier this week, a Huntington Republican leader called her candidacy Read More …

Suffolk County Outlines Plans for Coindre Hall Park Restoration

Suffolk County sent a contingent of officials to Huntington Wednesday night to detail its restoration work at Coindre Hall. They met with a crowd of about 150 residents, including a group that has challenged the county’s plans, as well as those who supported the county’s Read More …

New Suffolk Legislative Maps Approved

The Suffolk County Legislature approved new boundaries for districts this week after a drawn-out process that lasted for months. Huntington will be represented by five legislators; three Republicans and two Democrats. The new districts take effect in January 2024 with voters picking legislators in November Read More …