Letter: Democratic Party Needs Change Now

Following Tuesday’s election, it is my sincere hope that people involved in the Huntington Town Democratic Committee will insist on a change of leadership. HTDC leadership moves forward unflinchingly as though the facts on the ground haven’t fundamentally changed. Maintaining power at all costs has Read More …

Campaign 2023: Residents Receive ‘Voting Record’ Flyer

Several Huntington residents have received a flyer in the mail in recent days that refers to the privacy of electoral records, while purporting to show a voting history from past elections. The flyer says it comes from the state Democratic Party, with a post office Read More …

Huntington Democrats Endorse 4 for Town Board, Clerk, Tax Receiver

Huntington Democrats ratified their choices for Town Board, town clerk and receiver of taxes Tuesday night. Selected to run for two Town Board seats were Jennifer Hebert,  an educator and a former president of the Huntington Board of Education who ran unsuccessfully in the last Read More …

Officials Honor Petrone With Renaming of Crab Meadow Beach

A who’s who of Huntington political and business luminaries, past and present, turned out Friday for a ceremony adding the name of former Town Supervisor Frank Petrone to Crab Meadow Beach. After several speakers cited Petrone, a Republican who became a Democrat and set a Read More …

Cuthbertson to Lead Huntington Democrats

Former Huntington Town Councilman Mark Cuthbertson has been named chairman of the Huntington Democratic Committee. “The overriding goal is to reinvigorate the party; it was a tough election season last year,” he said. That includes “recruiting and retaining committee members, supporting candidates in the midterm Read More …

Long-Time Political Officials Leaving Huntington Stage

As the new year arrives, four long-time political figures, three of them Democrats, are leaving the Huntington public stage, at least for now. Two were defeated in the November election this year; two other equally experienced leaders are leaving office as their terms end after Read More …

Huntington Republicans to Celebrate Victories

Huntington Republicans will celebrate their sweep of town offices and more with a party Tuesday night in East Northport. In November’s election, they held onto the supervisor’s job, with Town Councilman Ed Smyth succeeding Chad Lupinacci, took two Town Board seats with wins by Sal Read More …

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 …