Draft Redistricting Map Would Move Huntington to 2nd District

Huntington would become part of the Second Congressional District under a draft plan issued Monday by the special master appointed to draw up new lines after Democratic maps were tossed out as gerrrymandering. The proposed Second District would have a north-south orientation, incorporating Huntington,  Babylon Read More …

Panelists Discusse Gun Safety Issues

Gun safety advocates spoke Tuesday night as part of a panel discussion at the South Huntington Public Library. The panel was led by Linda Beigel Schulman of Dix Hills, who has become a national gun safety leader since her son, Scott Beigel, was one of Read More …

Library Panel to Discuss Gun Safety Topics

Policy, medical and legislative experts will discuss gun safety April 19 at the South Huntington Public Library. Panelists include national gun safety advocate Linda Beigel Schulman of Dix Hills, whose son, Scott Beigel, was one of 17 people killed in the Parkland school massacre in Read More …

Republicans Supporting Slate; Huntington Democrats Back Zimmerman

Huntington Republicans will be out this weekend carrying petitions for candidates nominated at state and Suffolk County conventions. The candidates are: US Rep. Lee Zeldin, who is running for governor and former NYPD Deputy Inspector Alison Esposito for lieutenant governor; Joe Pinion for U.S. Senate, Read More …

Biaggi Joins Race to Succeed Suozzi

State Sen. Alessandra Biaggi, D-Pelham, announced Monday that she is running for the Third Congressional District seat. The campaign to succeed US Rep. Tom Suozzi, who is running for governor, was announced less than a week after the State Legislature expanded the district into the Read More …

Campaign: Fundraiser, Rally Scheduled

Republicans will kick off fundraising efforts Thursday for State Assemblyman Keith Brown. The Northport Republican is seeking another term in the 12th Assembly District. The fundraiser is set for 5-7 p.m. at the Paramount. Redistricting Rally Melanie D’Arrigo, candidate for the Third Congressional District, will Read More …

Absentee Balloting Extended; Endorsements

Voting by absentee ballot because of the COVID-19 pandemic was expanded Friday through 2022. Gov. Kathy Hochul signed the legislation to allow New Yorkers to request an absentee ballot during the pandemic where there is a risk of contracting or spreading disease that may cause illness Read More …

Zimmerman Joins Democratic Race to Succeed Suozzi

Democrat Robert Zimmerman announced Tuesday that he will run for the 3rd Congressional District spot held by incumbent Tom Suozzi, who is running for governor. Zimmerman, a businessman and a member of the Democratic National Committee, said, ““We have to restore people’s confidence that our Read More …