Cook Wants Changes in Town Board Public Hearings

Huntington Councilman Gene Cook will propose changes Wednesday in how public hearings are scheduled on proposals for zone changes or town code amendments. Large development projects, such as that proposed recently for Greenlawn, before it was withdrawn last week, often draw large crowds, most often Read More …

Town Board Hearing to Reconsider ‘Glamping’ Amendment

The Huntington Town Board will consider amending the law Tuesday that permits  overnight “glamping” on campgrounds. Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts ran into a buzzsaw of neighborhood opposition after it proposed allowing adults to use its site in off hours. Adults would have been Read More …

Town Board Salutes Resident Designated as Ambassador to Greece

The Huntington Town Board recognized George J. Tsunis Tuesday night for his selection to become the US ambassador to Greece. Tsunis, 54, is a resident of Lloyd Harbor. He is an attorney and real estate businessman, serving as CEO of Chartwell Hotels, as well as Read More …

Schools: Tae Kwon Do Athlete Honored

The Huntington Town Board honored Stimson Middle School seventh grader Preston Park this week for his selection to the United States National Tae Kwon Do Team. Park has practiced Tae Kwon Do for nearly seven years and has participated in several competitions. This passion started Read More …

Schramm Has Plans for Town Board Role

Joe Schramm, 67, is a Democrat running for a seat on the Town Board. He has run a marketing company for more than two decades. Having lived in Northport for years, he says he is acquainted with the issues and problems that face residents and Read More …

Zoning Change Opponents Pack Town Board Meeting

Dozens of residents spoke Tuesday at a Huntington Town Board meeting against a zoning change on apartments, although the proposal itself was not on the agenda. The Town Board had voted unanimously last month to have a public hearing on a resolution that would have Read More …

Board to Consider Changes in Snow Removal Rules

The Huntington Town Board has scheduled a public hearing for May 11 to consider changing requirements around removing snow and ice from sidewalks. Under the proposed changes, residential property owners would have up to 24 hours to clear sidewalks, while commercial properties would get up Read More …

Hebert to Run for Huntington Town Board

Former Huntington school board president Jen Hebert has been chosen by town Democrats to run for  a seat on the Town Board in November. One board opening will come up with Democratic Councilman Mark Cuthbertson’s  decision to run for the Suffolk County 18th Legislative District. Read More …

Board to Seek Attorney General’s Opinion on Ciappetta’s Dual Roles

The Town Board voted Tuesday to seek a legal opinion from the state attorney general on the propriety of the town attorney also holding the position of deputy town supervisor. The vote was 3-2, with Council members Gene Cook, Ed Smyth and Mark Cuthbertson supporting Read More …

Price Named to Run New Adjudication Bureau

Updated: The Town Board appointed Josh Price director of the newly formed Bureau of Administrative Adjudication Tuesday night but not before a battle over the lack of other candidates. Turned down for the job last month, Price was approved, 3-2, Tuesday after Town Councilman Eugene Read More …