Weighing In on the Proposed Melville Proceedings

I’ve been paying close attention to the public forums held in recent weeks on the two Melville proposals currently being advanced by the Huntington Town Board. Having been actively engaged as a former Huntington Town councilwoman on many days and nights discussing ideas for Melville Read More …

Matinecock Court Development Takes a Step Forward

  Crews have started clearing a 14.5-acre site  in East Northport that will become the long-stalled Matinecock Court housing development. The project, first proposed in 1978,  is set for the northwest corner of Pulaski and Elwood roads, bringing what many say is needed, affordable housing Read More …

Planning Board to Take Up Assisted Living Site

The Huntington Planning Board will meet Wednesday, with an assisted living site, sewers and other projects on the agenda. A public hearing is scheduled on the town’s annual required municipal separate sewer district report involving stormwater. On the agenda for conditional site approval is a Read More …

Town Board Gives Go-Ahead to Matinecock Court Housing

Matinecock Court in East Northport, a development of affordable apartments first  proposed 43 years ago, got the go-ahead Tuesday from the Huntington Town Board. The vote was 4-1 on the resolution proposed by Councilwoman Joan Cergol, and seconded by Mark Cuthbertson. Supervisor Chad Lupinacci and Read More …

Town Board to Take Up Rezoning, Housing Projects

The Huntington Town Board will convene Tuesday for its last scheduled meeting of the year, with action expected on at least two significant issues. High on the list of topics the board is expected to take up is the creation of an overlay district on Read More …

Huntington Housing Coalition Leader Steps Back

Roger Weaving has stepped down as president of the Huntington Township Housing Coalition, but he’s not going very far away. He has become vice president of the organization, while Hunter Gross, who in 2020,sought a Democratic nomination for the Huntington Town Board, has succeeded him. Read More …

Op-Ed: Town Board Needs to Take Action on Matinecock Court

If you want to know where someone’s real values lie, look at what they do, not what they say.  This past Thursday the Huntington Town Board found time on their calendar to fret over the concerns of horse owners with $2 million homes, but could Read More …

Updated: Matinecock Court Vote Pushed Back

The Huntington Town Board pushed a decision on the Matinecock Court housing development off Thursday’s agenda, with Supervisor Chad Lupinacci saying a vote would be delayed until next year. But hours into the meeting, Town Councilwoman Joan Cergol said she would sponsor the resolution, with Read More …

Town Board Expected to Take Up Matinecock Court Development

The decades-old Matinecock Court housing battle returns to the Huntington Town Board Thursday for another vote. Since 1978, developers and housing groups have fought to put housing onto unoccupied land, now owned by the nonprofit Housing Help Inc., at the intersection of Pulaski and Elwood Read More …