Cuthbertson touts his part in stabilizing the town’s finances, which has led to a AAA bond rating for the past 10 years. He has worked on quality of life legislation and teamed with county police and the State Liquor Authority to close the Melissa Tavern, a Huntington Station bar with a history of violence and public safety violations. He also has worked on projects involving open-space preservation and renewable energy. “I have the experience and enthusiasm to help continue to keep our town headed in the right direction,” he said.
Cuthbertson, 51, of Huntington, running for his sixth term, is endorsed by the Democratic, Green, Working Families, Independence and Women’s Equality parties. He is a lawyer with a practice that specializes in commercial real estate, municipal litigation and representing municipalities and cemeteries. He graduated from Villanova University with a business administration degree. His law degree is from Albany Law School. He is married, with three children.