Opinion: Under the leadership of Jay Jacobs and Rich Schaffer, Long Island has bled seats for several election cycles, at the local, state, and federal level. Guest column by Shoshana Hershkowitz
Nothing in this public battle gives even a nod to the town or residents. The flying insults and accusations have nothing to do with working for Riverhead, but only with jockeying for power, position and control.
Rep. Lee Zeldin and a number of New York State Republican officials today criticized the Hochul administration’s pandemic response, which Zeldin said has exhibited “utter incompetence.”
Democratic legislators intent on moving forward with Suffolk redistricting plan on their last day in power
After winning another stay in the Appellate Division, Suffolk County Democrats will try one last time to adopt their bitterly contested legislative redistricting plan at a special meeting of the county legislature on Friday — the last day the party will have majority control of the legislature.
Thanks to the federal judge in disgraced Suffolk district attorney Tom Spota's corruption trial, we have a glimpse into how things work behind the scenes in Suffolk. It's not a pretty picture and hasn't been fully reported by the press. Column by Greg Blass.
The Riverhead Town Board appears poised to appoint Kenneth Rothwell of Wading River to fill the vacancy left by Jodi Giglio's election to the State Assembly
The town board will appoint someone to serve out the balance of Councilwoman Jodi Giglio's term. Giglio was elected to the State Assembly and takes office Jan. 1.