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 …

Republicans Pick Smyth for Town Supervisor Race; Bennardo, Ferro on Ticket

Huntington Republicans announced late Friday night  that they had endorse Councilman Edmund Smyth for town supervisor, succeeding Chad Lupinacci, who said Friday afternoon he wouldn’t run again. Also on the Republican slate are retiring South Huntington superintendent Dr. David Bennardo and  Salvatore Ferro, CEO of 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 …

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 …

Town Awards Crab Meadow Restaurant Contract

The Huntington Town Board voted Tuesday to award S&J Food Services  a contract to run the restaurant and snack bar at the Crab Meadow Golf Course. “During the RFP process, S&J Food Services proposed the best financial offer to the Town and exhibited the most Read More …

Board Members, Supervisor Debate Early Open Budget Process

The two Democratic members of the Huntington Town Board are pressing Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci to open early budget meetings to the public, but the administration is pushing back. Council members Mark Cuthbertson and Joan Cergol say that Lupinacci promised transparency in the budget process. Read More …

Hunting-Tony Nominees Announced

Talented teens from high schools around Huntington are competing for the 2018 Hunting-Tony Awards. Young theater performers gathered at Town Hall on Monday to witness the nomination announcement for the 8th Annual Hunting-Tony Awards, an awards ceremony celebrating local high school plays and musicals. Council Read More …