When word came on Nov. 11, 1918 that a truce was signed ending of "the war to end all wars," great jubilation erupted in Riverhead, where residents, in less than a week, organized a huge celebration — including two parades and a rally.
A divided town board voted to proceed with the sale of approximately 1,643 acres of vacant land within the Calverton Enterprise Park to a company controlled by Canadian-based developer Triple Five Worldwide.
Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) won a third term in Congress Tuesday, defeating Democratic challenger Perry Gershon of East Hampton 52 percent to 46 percent. But Democrats took control of the House, meaning Zeldin for the first time will be serving as a minority member when the 116th Congress convenes in January.
New York's First Congressional District has switched between Republican and Democrat eight times since World War II. Here's a look at the recent history of elections in the district, voter enrollment trends and what kind of turnout could be expected on Election Day in this mid-term contest.