The Long Islander Newspaper Endorses Councilman Mark Cuthbertson

The Long Islander Newspapers recently endorsed Mark Cuthbertson’s re-election bid to the Huntington Town Council. Referring toLong_Islander-FInal.png Councilman Mark Cuthbertson as the “Go-to guy to get things done,” the Long Islander also noted Mr. Cuthbertson’s “greatest appeal may be that with longevity comes a loss of squeamishness over making hard decisions.”

“My thanks to the Long Islander Newspapers for their endorsement. I am extremely grateful to have their support and I look forward to continuing my record of public service for the residents of Huntington,” stated Councilman Mark Cuthbertson. 

Councilman Cuthbertson Receives the Endorsement from the Northport Observer

Observer_-_Final-spj.pngCouncilman Mark Cuthbertson recently received the endorsement from The Northport Observer. The Observer noted Councilman Cuthbertson’s knowledge and experience with many of the issues facing the town, especially involving the lawsuit with the Northport Power Plant. 

 “Thank you to the Northport Observer for your endorsement.  I am proud of the work done towards the impending tax lawsuit involving the Northport power plant,” stated Councilman Mark Cuthbertson. 

 In the Northport Observer’s endorsement, they stated that Councilman Mark Cuthbertson should be everyone’s first choice. 

 “…In the race for the two town board seats, Councilman Mark Cuthbertson should be everyone’s first choice, especially of voters in the Northport-East Northport School District where he has been our strongest line of defense in the tax lawsuit involving the Northport power plant," stated The Observer. "...and in the four-way race for town board, Mr. Cuthbertson stands above the rest."

Cuthbertson Receives Endorsement by the Times of Huntington-Northport Newspapers


The Times Beacon Record (TBR) News Media, known as the Times of Huntington-Northport Newspapers, recently announced their endorsement of Councilman Mark Cuthbertson's re-election to the Huntington Town Council. The TBR Press sited Mark Cuthbertson's "Knowledge of the area's issues, the challenges in overcoming them, and familiarity with the town code." 

“I am honored to have received the endorsement of the Times of Huntington-Northport Newspapers,” stated Councilman Mark Cuthbertson. “I have the experience and the enthusiasm to help keep our town headed in the right direction,” added Cuthbertson."


Councilman Cuthbertson Celebrates Women's Networking Day 2017

The Town of Huntington held its annual Women’s Networking Day program on Thursday, October 26 which pays tribute to the outstanding women in our community. Councilman Mark Cuthbertson honored local resident and humanitarian, Marie Michele Destil. 01.jpg

“I was proud to recognize Marie Michele Destil of Dix Hills who has been a passionate and selfless humanitarian,” stated Councilman Mark Cuthbertson. “Following Hurricane Matthew’s devastating landfall in Haiti last year, we partnered on a ‘Help for Haiti’ relief effort that benefitted the ‘Meds & Food for Kids’ Haitian charity,” added Cuthbertson. 

The “Help for Haiti” event helped to raise funds and awareness of a much needed humanitarian effort following this impactful storm.  All proceeds benefitted the “Meds & Food for Kids” Haitian charity, which is a 501(3) (c) organization that is devoted to saving the lives of Haiti’s children. 

Councilman Cuthbertson Meets with the Knolls of Melville Community

Councilman Mark Cuthbertson recently met with the residents of the Knolls of Melville community to discuss their concerns and some of the issues affecting our Town’s senior citizens.     Knolls_at_Melville.jpg

“I would like to thank Carmine Rosato and the Knolls of Melville’s homeowners association for inviting me to speak at their monthly community meeting last week. We discussed many local issues and some of the wonderful programs that are offered through the Town of Huntington’s Senior Division,” stated Councilman Mark Cuthbertson. 

For more information or to speak with a representative of the Town’s Senior Division, please call: (631) 351-3253 or visit: 


Cuthbertson and Edwards Celebrate Italian-American Heritage Month

Council Members Mark Cuthbertson and Tracey Edwards joined members of the the Long Island Sons of Italy and local officials on Thursday, October 5th to celebrate Italian-American Heritage Month with a wreath laying at the Columbus Statue in Huntington Village.


The annual wreath laying is also the prelude to the Long Island Sons of Italy Columbus Day Parade which kicks off this Sunday (Oct. 8) at 12:30pm.  

Congratulations to this year’s grand marshals - Robert Fonti, Suffolk County Legislative Liaison, and Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti, “America’s Got Talent” finalist. 

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Huntington To Build a New Spray Park Dedicated to the Memory of Fallen NYPD Sgt. Tuozzolo

Elwood, NY - Huntington Councilman Mark Cuthbertson and fellow Board Members were recently joined by local officials and members of the New York City Police Department, the Suffolk County Police Department, the Elwood School District and community to unveil plans for a new spray park at Elwood Park dedicated in the memory of fallen NYPD Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo. 01.jpg

The spray park, which will be the first of its kind at a Town of Huntington park, will feature a 2,500-square foot park area and have 1,600 square feet of active play features, that was designed and inspired by by Sgt. Tuozzolo’s widow, Lisa, to ensure that the new spray park would be an appropriate memorial to her husband. 

“Thank you, Lisa. You really are a pillar of strength. We look up to you…This is a continuation of Paul’s legacy.”

The Sierra Club's Long Island Chapter Endorses Councilman Mark Cuthbertson

The Sierra Club’s Long Island Group joins many local organizations and members of organized labor in endorsing Councilman MarkCuthbertson’s re-election to office. 



“As a Town of Huntington Councilman for the past 19 years, I believe my record and accomplishments clearly represent the mission and goals of the Sierra Club and I am deeply honored to have the Long Island Group’s strong support for my re-election bid to the Huntington Town Board,” stated Councilman Mark Cuthbertson. “Throughout my 19-year tenure as a member of the Town Board, I have been a leader of environmental conservation efforts, green technology and open space preservation. I am wholeheartedly grateful for the Sierra Club Long Island's endorsement." 

In the Long Island Group’s September 19th letter, they highlighted Councilman Cuthbertson’s proven track record of environmental issues and their confidence in his ability to deliver on initiatives that will protect Long Island’s fragile environment.

“The Sierra Club’s endorsement means a lot to our members in the Town of Huntington and to the general voting public. In addition to your past strong support for the environment and your proven track record on environmental issues, our endorsement is our confidence in your ability and determination to continue to fight for Long Island’s environmental protections and initiatives,” stated Lauren Spielholz, Political Chair of the Sierra Club Long Island. “The Sierra Club wholeheartedly extends our support for your campaign to help elect you to public office.”

For moire information on the Sierra Club’s Long Island Group and their accomplishments, please visit: 

Councilman Cuthbertson Joins the So. Huntington School District in Honoring Jim Kaden

The South Huntington School district recently honored former longtime president of the school board, James Kaden by renaming its administration building in his honor. 01-Kaden.jpg

“Jim Kaden has been a pillar in the South Huntington School District for 24 years and this dedication is a fitting tribute to his legacy,” stated Councilman Mark Cuthbertson. 

The James Kaden Administrative Office is located at 60 Weston Street in Huntington Station. 

CWA Local 1108 Endorses Councilman Mark Cuthbertson


"A strong advocate for working women and men and all labor"

The Communications Workers of America {CWA) Local 1108 announced its endorsement of Councilman Mark Cuthbertson’s re-election in the November 7, 2017 general election.  The CWA Local 1108’s executive board unanimously voted to endorse Mark Cuthberson as Town Councilman in the Town of Huntington. 


“I am honored and humbled to receive the endorsement of Communications Workers of America - CWA Local 1108. I appreciate all of the hard work that the women and men of Local 1108 provide and I am thankful for their support,” stated Councilman Mark Cuthbertson. 

CWA Local 1108 stated that Councilman Cuthbertson will be a strong advocate for working women and men and all labor.

“We feel that you will be a strong advocate for the membership of CWA 1108. We feel that you have shown a great concern for the difficulties and challenges that working women and men face everyday and have stood up for their betterment in your time on the town council,” said Don Dunn, president of CWA Local 1108.  “We feel that we will be able to develop a good working relationship with you and it will be good to have another friend to CWA and all of labor in the Town of Huntington.” 

Founded in 1938, the Communications Workers of America represents 700,000 hardworking men and women throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.  For more information, please visit: 

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