Voter to Choose Gubernatorial, State Assembly Candidates

Tuesday is primary day, though voting in the state’s bifurcated primary system has been going on for two weeks. On the ballot are candidates for governor and lieutenant governor, and the state Assembly. Democrats: Gov. Kathy Hochul, who stepped into the job when Gov. Andrew Read More …

Petrone Stepping Down as Huntington Democratic Leader

Frank Petrone is stepping down Friday from the leadership of the Huntington Democratic Party. Petrone, former Huntington town supervisor, returned to Huntington last year to lead the party, often conducting party business through Zoom. He cited his health problems and those of his wife, Pat, Read More …

Opinion: Is Trump Colluding With the Democrats?

Is Donald Trump is colluding with Nancy Pelosi instead of Vladimir Putin? Is he a machiavellian savant who knows that his only path to reelection in 2020 is to help elect a Democratic congressional majority in 2018? Those are the only rational explanations for his endorsing, just 99 days Read More …

Committee to Honor Political Leaders

The leaders of four of Suffolk County’s political parties will be honored at a reception April 30 at the Paramount in Huntington. John Jay LaValle, Republican chairman; Frank MacKay, Independence Party chair; Richard Schaffer, Democratic chair, and Frank Tinari, Conservative chair, are the honorees at Read More …

Cergol to Run for Town Board

Democrat Joan Cergol, an appointed member of the Huntington Town Board, announced Monday that she’ll run for election to fill a term left vacant by Susan Berland. Cergol was appointed in December to Berland’s seat when the latter resigned after her election to the Suffolk Read More …