Voting Open to Choose Candidates for Huntington, Suffolk Offices

Huntington voters go to the polls starting at 6 a.m. Tuesday, continuing until 9 p.m. Most schools and government buildings are closed for the day. On the ballots will be three candidates for Huntington town supervisor: Councilman Gene Cook, Rebecca Sanin and Councilman Ed Smyth; Read More …

Fierce Fight for 18th Suffolk District Race

The race for the 18th District Suffolk Legislative seat features two vastly different candidates whose fierce fight has produced accusations of threats against a third party, and complaints about doctoring of a candidate’s image. Democrat Mark Cuthbertson, a member of the Huntington Town Board since Read More …

Campaign 2021: Cuthbertson Endorsements, Bontempi Fundraiser

Town Councilman Mark Cuthbertson, who is running for the Suffolk County Legislative 18th District seat, has picked up a hefty number of endorsements of his campaign. He  was endorsed by the Sierra Club, the Long Island Federation of Labor, Planned Parenthood, the Faculty Association of 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 …

League to Host 2 Candidate Forums

The League of Women Voters of Huntington is sponsoring two candidate forums next week. On Oct. 13, the forum will feature the followng town candidates:  Gene Cook, Rebecca Sanin and Ed Smyth, who are running for town supervisor; Dave Bennardo, Sal Ferro, Jen Hebert and Read More …

Town Renames Street as ‘Dolores Dee Thompson Way’

East Second Street in Huntington Station was renamed Thursday in honor of Dolores “Dee” Thompson, the 92-year-old activist and civil rights leader. The intersection of East Second Street and New York Avenue is where Thompson founded the Huntington Station Enrichment Center as a community facility Read More …

Campaign: Orelli, Sorrentino Battle Heats Up; Legislative Fundraisers

The fight for the Huntington highway superintendent’s job is getting nastier. Republican Andre Sorrentino accused Highway Superintendent Kevin Orelli of spending department funds on pay raises for campaign supporters. But Democrat Orelli fired back. “Our current Huntington Highway Superintendent complains that he does not have Read More …

When and Where to Vote Starting Oct. 23

updated: Early voting for the Nov. 2 election starts Saturday Oct. 23 and continues through Sunday Oct. 31. Anyone registered to vote in Suffolk County can cast a ballot at any site listed below: Babylon Town Hall Annex 281 Phelps Lane North Babylon NY 11703 Read More …