Bontempi Awards Broderick Irish Recognition

 Legislator Stephanie Bontempi recognized John Broderick as her Irish American Person of Distinction honoree for the 18th District during the Irish American Heritage Day last week.  Broderick has been active in AOH Huntington Division 4 since 2008, organizing two annual fundraisers. The first one, Comedy Read More …

Esteban Pulls Out of League of Women Voters Debate

The League of Women Voters legislative candidate forum will go on Tuesday night but without Legislator Manuel Esteban.  And, as a result, his opponent won’t be on stage either. His decision not to participate knocks his competitor, Democrat Rebecca Sanin, off the stage as well, Read More …

Campaign 2023: Democrats Want a Study on Adding Parking Lot

Two Democratic candidates for Huntington Town Council said Friday that the town should study the feasibility of turning the Elks Lodge building property into a municipal parking lot. Earlier this year, the Elks building was purchased by developer Frank Viteritti, who wants to add a Read More …

Election 2023: Candidates Book Canvassing, Fundraisers

Huntington Republicans and Democrats are scheduling canvassing times and fundraisers as election season heats up. Candidates are running for election or re-election as town clerk, Town Board, tax receiver and Suffolk County Legislature. Here are some of their scheduled events. Democrat Dr. Eve Meltzer Krief, Read More …

Political Notes: Republican, Democratic Fundraisers

Democrats have scheduled several fundraisers for candidates running in the November election, including: May 4, for Jason Richberg, minority leader in the Suffolk County Legislature. Under redistricting that will take effect in January, part of Melville will join the 15th District, which he represents.  He Read More …

Greenlawn Turns Out for First Day of Firemen’s Fair

Residents packed the Greenlawn Firemen’s Fair Thursday following a parade up Broadway that featured pipe bands, an array of emergency vehicles, a state assemblyman on a motorcycle,  veterans and other organizations. The fair, which continues Friday, Saturday and Monday, served as the endpoint of the 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 …

Proposed Redistricting Maps Posted for Suffolk County

The Suffolk County Democratic plans for redistricting have been posted on the county legislature website. Among the changes is the move of the 17th Legislative District, currently covering parts of Huntington Station, and Babylon, out of Huntington entirely to Babylon and Islip only. The 17th 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 …