Town, County Agree on $44-Million Sewer Project for Huntington Station

Suffolk County and Town of Huntington offficials signed an agreement Wednesday to spend $44 million to bring sewers to a portion of Huntington Station, part of  a long-awaited effort to revitalize the hamlet. A lack of sewers has often intefered with new development along Route 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 …

Town Board Rejects 2 Candidates for Deputy Parks Director

Both candidates for deputy parks director were rejected by the Town Board at its meeting last week. Supervisor Chad Lupinacci’s resolution recommended Cable Todd Jamison for the job; the resolution failed, with Lupinacci and Councilman Ed Smyth voting for it; Democrats Mark Cuthbertson and Joan Read More …

Report Clears Lupinacci But Says Investigation Was ‘Stymied’

A report  looking into personnel  issues, including allegations of sex harassment involving Supervisor Chad Lupinacci and an unidentified town employee, found  the allegations unsubstantiated. But the report also concluded that its author was “stymied in my attempts to uncover all the facts by what I Read More …

Town Secures Grant for Crippen House Study

The Town of Huntington has received a grant for an engineering study of the Peter Crippen House, a home built in the 1600s with significance in African American history. Supervisor Chad A Lupinacci announced the  $4,000 grant for an engineering study from the Preservation League Read More …

Spada Charged With Falsifying Paperwork

Former Huntington maritime director Dom Spada was indicted and arraigned  on charges he falsified paperwork related to a Civil Service exam, Suffolk County District Attorney Tim Sini said Wednesday. Spada resigned last week as director at the behest of Town Supervisor Chad Lupinacci, who nonetheless Read More …

3rd Update: Snow, Sleet Hit Area; Trash Pickup Canceled

3rd update 1:05 am.  Snow slickened roads and made driving hazardous Wednesday evening and was expected to continue into the mid-morning Thursday.    The National Weather Service said another 1 to 3 inches of snow could be expected for Thursday.   As of 11 p.m. Read More …

Lupinacci, Gaughran Trade Attacks on Huntington Issues

Political differences over a lawsuit, bail reform and LIPA exploded Wednesday in an ugly exchange of attacks between Huntington Town Supervisor Chad Lupinacci, a Republican, and State Sen. James Gaughran, a Democrat. Lauren Lembo, who is the public information officer for Lupinacci, sent out a Read More …

Kennedy Launches ‘Fiscal Reality Tour’ in Huntington

John M. Kennedy, Republican candidate for Suffolk County executive, launched his “fiscal reality tour” Monday in Huntington, criticizing fees and a decline in bond ratings.  Kennedy, the Suffolk County comptroller, was accompanied by several Republicans, including Huntington Town Supervisor Chad Lupinacci, two candidates for county Read More …

Town Offers Amnesty, Crackdown on Parking Tickets

The Town of Huntington is offering a parking violations amnesty program, coupled with a plan to crack down on scofflaws. Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci  said the amnesty program offers 40% off the total balance owed for violations that occurred between Jan. 1, 2013 through June Read More …