Will Perry Gershon run for congress again? Will Jay Schneiderman? How about John Kennedy for county executive? Karl Grossman sorts it all out.
During this week, as Riverhead schoolchildren had character lessons about acceptance, inclusion and bullying, things went particularly awry in the United States of America with pipe bombs delivered to political leaders and a mass shooting in a synagogue. Column by Denise Civiletti
Assessor Mason Haas resigns from party committee, fueling rumors of a run for supervisor, which he denies
Haas laughed off the idea he's running for supervisor. "I stepped down because of the EPCAL thing," he said in a phone interview.
Powered by incumbents, Republicans out-raise Democrats more than three to one in campaign cash in current election cycle
The two incumbents in the local elections this year, Supervisor Sean Walter and Councilwoman Jodi Giglio, both Republicans, together have raised more money — almost twice as much, in fact — than the four non-incumbent candidates combined.
Councilman John Dunleavy has submitted Libertarian Party nominating petitions for Riverhead town supervisor. He said he collected 715 signatures.
A State Supreme Court judge today ruled in favor of Laura Jens-Smith in the action she brought challenging signatures on Supervisor Sean Walter’s Independence Party petitions.
Democratic candidate Laura Jens-Smith has filed a lawsuit challenging the Independence Party designating petitions filed by Republican incumbent Sean Walter.
Councilman John Dunleavy is circulating independent nominating petitions for town supervisor.
It is clear that the police commissioner, and not a front man, has a lot to explain.
The workshop will “unbundle” local government in a way that makes it accessible and accountable to local residents and civic groups.