REPORTER FILE PHOTO Supervisor Jim Dougherty.
After months of ugly confrontations over crafting short-term rental (STR) regulations, culminating in a Town Board work session a week ago that descended into an obnoxious shouting match, Supervisor Jim Dougherty said Tuesday he was seeking to “heal the wounds in our community a bit.” (more…)
Congressman Lee Zeldin
Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) is scheduled to host a Facebook Live session Tuesday night from Washington, D.C., according to a press release issued by his office. (more…)
KELLY ZEGERS PHOTO Congressman Lee Zeldin meets with a constituent who is concerned about the environment Friday in East Patchogue.
Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) held mobile office hours Friday at the Hagerman Fire Department in East Patchogue, where hundreds of people gathered to meet the congressman and share their concerns. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The Town Board at its work session Tuesday. From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Jim Colligan, Councilwoman Amber-Brach-Williams and Town Clerk Dorothy Ogar.
It turned ugly at Town Hall Tuesday.
During the Town Board’s work session a member used a crude term to describe cowardice and a resident, after accusing board members of “collusion,” and one in particular of hypocrisy, later from the audience told a person speaking at the podium to “sit down and shut up.” (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO |Congressman Lee Zeldin.
Constituents who listened to Congressman Lee Zeldin’s “telephone town hall” Thursday named healthcare as the issue that’s most important to them, according to poll results released by his office. (more…)