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Election 2015

Campaign finance report: County police union super-PAC spent $165,680 in failed effort to defeat Sean Walter

by Dec 9, 2015
The amount the L.I. Law Enforcement Foundation spent on the Riverhead supervisor’s race was nearly three times what it spent on any other race in this election year.

Walter defeats Giglio and Coates; Hubbard, Wooten win board seats

by Nov 4, 2015
Incumbent Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter emerged victorious from a bitter, three-way contest — topping Councilwoman Jodi Giglio by 436 votes.

Election night live blog: Results come in at campaign headquarters

by Nov 3, 2015
Town Supervisor Sean Walter won re-election Tuesday evening against challengers Councilwoman Jodi Giglio and Anthony Coates.

Supervisor: Giglio arrested in California in 1989, had outstanding bench warrant for nonappearance until 2009

by Oct 26, 2015
Councilwoman Jodi Giglio hired an attorney in 2009 — the year she was elected to the Riverhead Town Board — to clear up an old criminal matter in California, which resulted in a bench warrant for her arrest in that state for a full decade.

Suffolk Closeup: County cops meddling in local politics is a decades-old pattern

by Oct 24, 2015
The situation with Suffolk County police in Riverhead fits into a pattern that is decades old. With the “average homeowner” in the county police district now paying $1,165 annually for police services, the county department would benefit greatly from new sources of property tax revenue — and the East End is ripe.

Politics in Riverhead: It’s come to this

by Oct 21, 2015
Just when you think politics in Riverhead has sunk as low as it could go, it sinks some more. Opinion column by Denise Civiletti

Riverhead Chamber, L.I. Farm Bureau team up on ‘meet the candidates’ night Oct. 27 at Martha Clara Vineyards

by Oct 19, 2015
The event will be a relaxed, non-debate, question and answer format with questions submitted by the attendees. It begins at 7 p.m.

Video: Riverhead Town Board candidates debate

by Oct 16, 2015
Town board candidates James Wooten, Tim Hubbard, Neil Krupnick and Laura Jens-Smith, faced off in a debate on local issues Wednesday night in Calverton.

Video: Riverhead supervisor candidates face off in heated debate

by Oct 15, 2015
Watch Supervisor Sean Walter, Councilwoman Jodi Giglio and Anthony Coates face off on the issues. Video: Riverhead Town supervisor candidates debate on Oct. 14, 2015.

Gloves come off early at supervisor’s debate in Calverton last night

by Oct 15, 2015
Things got hot pretty quickly after the candidates for town supervisor took the floor at last night’s candidates’ debate in Calverton.