Creighton, Wehrheim Win Primaries
Robert Creighton, a member of the town council since 2008, and Edward Wehrheim, elected to the town council in 2003, will have a shot at re-election as they won the primary elections.
Creighton received 1,810 votes and Wehrheim received 1,695 votes in Tuesday’s primaries for the Republican nominations, compared to challenger Lawrence Gray’s 331 votes, according to the Suffolk County Board of Elections.
For the Conservative nomination, Creighton received 326 votes and Wehrheim received 298, compared to challenger Daniel Donnelly’s 113 votes, according to the Suffolk County Board of Elections.
Creighton and Wehrheim will face off against Democratic candidates Teresa Haft and Howard Knispel in November.
Parade and Run Permits Approved for September Through November
The town board approved permits for numerous parades and runs at the first September meeting, and the second meeting this month was no different.
Here are the parades and runs granted permits on Thursday:
- The Resurrection Byzantine Church was granted a permit for a Religious Procession to take place Oct. 1
- The Nissequogue River State Park Foundation was granted a permit for the annual 5K Thanksgiving Run and 1K Turkey Trot, which will take place Nov. 24
- The Mt. Pleasant School received a permit for the annual Road Race to take place on Oct. 7. A rain date for the race is set for Oct. 11 or 12
- Hauppauge Schools received a permit for the annual 5K Fun Run, which will take place on Nov. 5
- Hauppauge High School was granted a permit for the annual homecoming parade, which is set for Oct. 22
- Commack High School was granted a permit for their homecoming parade, which is set for Sept. 24
Upcoming Town Meetings
The lone meeting in the upcoming week is the planning board meeting, set for Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Eugene A. Cannataro Senior Citizen Center.