Columbus Honored With Wreath, Support for Role in History

Italian Americans and other political and business leaders honored Christopher Columbus Thursday, calling him the founder of America and a cultural icon, as they gathered at his statue on Main Street to help launch the three-day weekend that celebrates his birth. With a banner in Read More …

Lupinacci Outlines Proposed 2022 Town Budget

The Town of Huntington plans to have a public hearing on the 2022 preliminary operating budget on or before Nov. 4. The $212-million budget must be adopted by Nov. 20. “The challenge in developing Huntington’s 2021 Budget was to maintain services at a time when Read More …

Huntington Flags at Half Staff for 13 Service Members Killed in Kabul

Huntington Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci  on Friday directed that flags on all Town of Huntington buildings be flown at half-staff to honor the 13 American service members who were killed in a terrorist attack in Kabul, Afghanistan Thursday. Lupinacci said, “The Town of Huntington mourns Read More …

Lupinacci Vehicle Struck Utility Pole

Huntington Supervisor Chad Lupinacci was involved in an accident with his town-issued car last week in West Hills. No serious injuries were reported in the accident, which occurred Aug. 8, and the town’s General Services department towed the car away for repair. In response to Read More …

Town Hall to Reopen to Walk-In Visitors

Walk-in visitors will be welcome back at Huntington Town Hall as of Wednesday, July 21, though those with appointments will get priority. Town Hall was closed to visitors in March 2020 because of the COVID-19 epidemic but had reopened to people with appointments who needed Read More …

Huntington Restaurants Can Expand Dining Into Parking Spaces

Huntington restaurants will soon be able to expand outdoor dining services into parking spaces in front of their businesses. The Town Board voted last week to approve the temporary option, proposed by Town Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci. “As outdoor gathering limits expand more rapidly than Read More …

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 …

Lupinacci Won’t Run for Second Term

Update Huntington Supervisor Chad Lupinacci announced Friday afternoon that he won’t run for a second term. Town Republicans have been preparing to name their candidates for supervisor and the Town Board, with an announcement expected momentarily. Lupinacci is facing a lawsuit by a former Assembly Read More …

Huntington Renames Street for ‘Mother’ Agnes Hiller

Part of East 10th Street was renamed Monday in honor of the late Rev. Agnes Hiller, a community activist and pastor in Huntington Station. Supervisor Chad Lupinacci said it was the first time a Huntington street had been named for an African American. A sign Read More …

Huntington Braces for Heavy Snowstorm

Huntington officials are preparing for a significant snowstorm forecast to hit the area Sunday night. Supervisor Chad Lupinacci and Highway Superintendent Kevin Orelli said Saturday that the town is in “all hands on deck mode,” with workers primed to report for shifts pre-treating main roads Read More …

Town Hall Lit Blue Against Human Trafficking

Town Hall is lit in blue to bring awareness to National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. “Human trafficking is a modern-day form of slavery and it is an issue that is closer to home than most people are aware of,”  Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci Read More …