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08/23/16 10:00am
TIM GANNON PHOTO Congressman Lee Zeldin R-Shirley), left, at a press conference Monday in Riverhead.

TIM GANNON PHOTO Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley), left, at a press conference Monday in Riverhead.

A Federal Aviation Administration official recently told a group of East End leaders that a decision to approve a four-year extension of the current  North Shore helicopter route was done as a result of political pressure from U.S. Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY), according to Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley). (more…)

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07/26/16 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTOS State Senator Ken LaValle (R-Port Jefferson), left, and Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor).

COURTESY PHOTOS State Senator Ken LaValle (R-Port Jefferson), left, and Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor).

Recently released financial disclosure reports for 2015 show that both state Senator Ken LaValle (R-Port Jefferson) and Assemblyman Fred Thiele (I-Sag Harbor) have resigned from positions at Twomey, Latham Shea, Kelley, Dubin and Quartararo, the prominent Riverhead law firm where both previously worked. (more…)

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07/08/16 9:57am
TIM GANNON PHOTO Supporters of Anna Throne-Holst and David Calone review absentee ballots for possible challenges while Board of Elections workers oversee the process.

TIM GANNON PHOTO Supporters of Anna Throne-Holst and David Calone review absentee ballots for possible challenges while Board of Elections workers oversee the process.

Former Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst’s primary night lead of 29 votes has increased to 188 after 46 percent of absentee ballots were counted Thursday at the Suffolk County Board of Elections. (more…)

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07/06/16 12:00pm
TIMES REVIEW FILE PHOTOS Democratic rivals Anna Throne-Holst and David Calone are seperated by 29 votes before the counting of absentee ballots.

TIMES REVIEW FILE PHOTOS Democratic rivals Anna Throne-Holst and David Calone are seperated by 29 votes before the counting of absentee ballots.

Thursday, July 7, the Suffolk County Board of Elections is expected to count more than 1,790 absentee ballots cast in the Democratic primary race between Congressional hopefuls Anna Throne-Holst and Dave Calone.

Unofficial results from the Suffolk County Board of Elections showed Ms. Throne-Holst held a lead of 29 votes. Just under eight percent of the 1st District’s 136,464 registered Democrats voted on primary night. (more…)