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06/11/15 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Art Williams said he’s running for supervisor on a platform of responsible and transparent financial planning.

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Art Williams said he’s running for supervisor on a platform of responsible and transparent financial planning.

The Shelter Island Republicans are ready to challenge Supervisor Jim Dougherty, re-elect Town Councilman Paul Shepherd and put a new face on the Town Board.

Art Williams, former supervisor, local businessman and president of the Chamber of Commerce, will campaign to unseat Mr. Dougherty who is running for his fifth term this November. (more…)

06/07/15 8:00am

 

KARL GROSSMAN

KARL GROSSMAN

“Yet another summer of unrelenting, health-threatening aircraft noise?”

That was the heading of a statement from the Quiet Skies Coalition as Long Island’s biggest contributor to noise pollution ratcheted  up again — helicopter traffic in and out of East Hampton’s airport. (more…)

05/24/15 11:00am
KARL GROSSMAN

KARL GROSSMAN

The arrest on federal corruption charges of Long Islander Dean Skelos, majority leader of the New York State Senate, and his resignation from that post last week, casts a spotlight on a major law firm.

Ruskin Moscou Faltischek is a mover-and-shaker of governments on Long Island and one of its partners is an East Ender in charge of lobbying activities for the firm. (more…)