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Zeldin and Republicans sweep, as of now

No official results have been posted as of Wednesday morning, but the unofficial local polls indicate a fairly red election year. “There’s about about 140,00 to 150,000 absentee …

Suffolk County Democrats will likely experience a harrowing loss in this year’s election after several near-defeats in the polls as of Wednesday morning.  However, Suffolk County …

Growing up north of Long Island in Oneonta, Steve Polgar made a name for himself as a high school freshman, who in 1997, made the website for his school and went on to teach seniors about the then …

Prior to being inaugurated as assemblyman in January 2018, Joe DeStefano had only just retired from 27 years in the sheriff’s department in December 2017, making for what he calls, “the …

Jarett Gandolfo lives in Sayville. He grew up in West Islip, attended West Islip High School and lived in East Islip for a time. He attended SUNY Albany and got his master’s in public …

Laura Ahearn (D-Port Jefferson), a licensed attorney and social worker who founded nonprofits Crime Victims Center and Ronkonkoma-based Parents for Megan’s Law nearly 25 years ago, is running …

Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo (R-New Suffolk) was elected to serve the 2nd Assembly District constituents in 2013 and is now running for state Senate, long-held by Sen. Ken LaValle, who is not seeking …

Challenger Alexis Weik is running against Monica Martinez for the 3rd District of the state Senate. Weik is the current receiver of taxes for the Town of Islip. She has lived in the district her …

Republican incumbent Lee Zeldin is seeking a fourth term in the U.S. Houseof Representatives for New York’s 1st Congressional District. Zeldin lives andhas created a family in Shirley. He also …

Challenger Nancy Goroff is seeking congressman Lee Zeldin’s seat in the House of Representatives. Goroff, running on the Democratric ticket, is a scientist who has taught and done research at …

While the coronavirus pandemic has presented an array of challenges thisvoting season, it has also sparked new state initiatives to ease the voting process. Nancy Marr, president of the League of …

The night before opening his campaign headquarters in the former Thornhill’s Pharmacy in Sayville, Republican Congressional candidate and NYS assemblyman Andrew Garbarino attended The …

There were 20 volunteers with masks, shovels, and clippers by Old Montauk Highway and Old Broadway Avenue Sat- urday morning. Among them was Jackie Gordon, the Democratic contender for the 2nd …

Brookhaven Town supervisor Ed Romaine and councilman Michael Loguercio released a joint statement that outlines their opposition to the auto storage proposal in Yaphank on County Road …

Patchogue’s incumbent elected officials were reelected to another (almost) 4-year term Tuesday night. Mayor Paul Pontieri, who ran unopposed, earned another term, and trustees Jack Kreiger, …

While Tuesday, Sept. 15 is Patchogue Village’s election, village residents have several options. Those medically compromised or concerned about the coronavirus can visit …

Nancy Goroff, a Stony Brook scientist, was declared the winner of the NY-1 Democratic primary last week, edging out opponent Perry Gershon by 630 votes. “I am honored to have earned …

Nearly 74 percent of Democratic voters said yes to Jackie Gordon, running for Congress in the 2nd Congressional District, NY-2. She will be on the ballot in November aiming for Republican …

Republican, Conservative, Sayville resident, lawyer and assemblyman Andrew Garbarino was the winner in the Republican primary congressional candidate for NY-2 with close to 67 percent of …

With New York’s First Congressional District up for grabs again this November, Democrats will vote to select their nominee to face off against Lee Zeldin when November comes around. …

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