Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman is seeking to get county government to commission a study on the heating of waters of the Long Island Sound and Peconic Estuary by the two Millstone nuclear power plants in Connecticut. The facilities are just 18 miles across the Sound from the Island. (more…)
“We live on an island built on sand.”
That’s how Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski accurately describes Long Island. (more…)
This space was devoted last week to the negative advertising, the “attack ads” or election by character assassination, which dominated the 2014 election in Suffolk County, the state and nation.
But in Suffolk, there were other aspects worth noting. (more…)
Election by character assassination? Or robust public vetting of candidates?
Growing old, as the saying goes, isn’t for sissies. And neither is running for office these days in Suffolk County or anywhere in the United States and being mercilessly attacked. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Voting inspector Tim Bohen assists a voter at the Shelter Island School Tuesday. Turnout was off on Shelter Island this midterm election.
Republican Lee Zeldin, 34, of Shirley topped incumbent Democrat Tim Bishop in the 1st District Congressional race, starting with a lead when the first results were announced Tuesday night and then widening his margin of victory throughout the night. (more…)