Campaign 2022: Democrats Canvass; Republicans Schedule Fundraisers

Huntington Democrats rallied Sunday before heading out to knock on doors and canvass for votes for the Nov.8 election. Showing up to encourage supporters were congressional candidate Bridget Fleming, State Sen. Jim Gaughran, State Assemblyman Steve Stern and candidates Susan Berland, who is running for Read More …

Berland to Run Against Mattera for State Senate

Susan Berland, a former Suffolk County legislator, will run for the State Senate in the 2nd District against State Sen. Mario Mattera, R-St. James. She was one of several candidates announced Monday by Democrats who scrambled to adjust their candidates after a battle over seats 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 …

Voting Open to Choose Candidates for Huntington, Suffolk Offices

Huntington voters go to the polls starting at 6 a.m. Tuesday, continuing until 9 p.m. Most schools and government buildings are closed for the day. On the ballots will be three candidates for Huntington town supervisor: Councilman Gene Cook, Rebecca Sanin and Councilman Ed Smyth; Read More …

Campaign Notes: Signs and Ballot Propositions

It’s campaign season, in case you haven’t noticed. Colorful campaign signs have blossomed everywhere around Huntington, on lawns and on public space, as well. A three-block grassy strip on the east side of Park Avenue holds more than 80 signs in bright shades of red, Read More …

League to Host 2 Candidate Forums

The League of Women Voters of Huntington is sponsoring two candidate forums next week. On Oct. 13, the forum will feature the followng town candidates:  Gene Cook, Rebecca Sanin and Ed Smyth, who are running for town supervisor; Dave Bennardo, Sal Ferro, Jen Hebert and Read More …

When and Where to Vote Starting Oct. 23

updated: Early voting for the Nov. 2 election starts Saturday Oct. 23 and continues through Sunday Oct. 31. Anyone registered to vote in Suffolk County can cast a ballot at any site listed below: Babylon Town Hall Annex 281 Phelps Lane North Babylon NY 11703 Read More …

Gavilla-Berland Fight Rages On

The 2019 election was over just about two weeks ago but the partisan battles are raging on. Half Hollow Hills Patch published dueling letters Monday, one hour apart, from Suffolk County Democratic Committee Chair Rich Schaffer criticizing the conduct of Republican Hector Gavilla, who ran Read More …

County Legislators to Get Notice of Legal Claim Settlement Discussions

The Suffolk County Legislature recently adopted a resolution requiring the Ways and Means Committee to let all county legislators know when any county legal claim settlements costing more than $750,000 will be discussed in executive session prior to their being approved. Legislator Susan A. Berland Read More …

New Eagle Scouts Recognized

Several new Eagle Scouts were honored recently by officials who presented proclamations  in recognition of their achievements. Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland  presented a proclamation and 16th Legislative District Pin to Eagle Scout Nicholas Duchatellier, of Dix Hills, Boy Scout Troop 106’s newest Eagle Read More …

Suffolk Legislators Salute Marathoner

Suffolk County Legislator and Chairwoman of the Veterans Committee, Susan A. Berland  welcomed Eva L. Casale, Team E.V.A (Every Veteran Appreciated) and prime sponsor Ralph D. Spencer, Jr. from Suffolk Federal Credit Union to brief the committee on their Team E.V.A. event. Eva Casale ran Read More …