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04/17/17 2:00pm
KELLY ZEGERS PHOTO Congressman Lee Zeldin with a constituent during his mobile office hours March 3 in East Patchogue.

KELLY ZEGERS PHOTO Congressman Lee Zeldin with a constituent during his mobile office hours March 3 in East Patchogue.

Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) has announced his next mobile office hours will take place in Peconic.

Mr. Zeldin and his staff will be available to meet one-on-one with constituents Friday, April 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Peconic Lane Community Center located at 1170 Peconic Lane in Peconic, according to a press release issued by his office.

No appointment necessary, the release states.

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03/27/17 8:00am
Congressman Lee Zeldin

Congressman Lee Zeldin

On Friday,  Republicans  in the House of Representatives withdrew legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley), who campaigned on the promise to help repeal the ACA — known as Obamacare — was one of five House Republicans from New York, according to the New York Times, who supported or leaned yes toward voting  to scrap the ACA and replace it with  “the American Health Care Act.” (more…)

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03/14/17 10:00am
KELLY ZEGERS PHOTO : Congressman Lee Zeldin at Veterans Beach in Mattituck Monday morning.

KELLY ZEGERS PHOTO : Congressman Lee Zeldin at Veterans Beach in Mattituck Monday morning.

Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) on Monday called on his colleagues in Congress to ensure continued funding for the National Estuary and Long Island Sound programs in upcoming appropriations votes. (more…)

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03/10/17 12:00pm
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A welcome edition
To the Editor:
It was indeed a welcome edition of the Reporter on March 2.

Thank you, Chief Read, for your support of hard working, good people who may be lacking the right papers and live under the threat of deportation (“ICE sweeps frighten even documented immigrants”).

And a hearty welcome to Jules Feiffer (“New chapter in a life filling volumes”). Those of us who came of age in Greenwich Village in the 1950s-1960s loved his cartoons and portrayals of life. Thank you, Bob Lipsyte for your statement about Mr. Feiffer. (more…)

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03/10/17 8:00am

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Not since the Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) roundups in Greenport a decade ago have business owners on Shelter Island and their immigrant employees expressed such nervousness and, in some cases, fear.

That’s according to Sister Margaret Smyth of the North Fork Spanish Apostolate. She and local employers and immigrant employees have termed the present situation “dire.” (more…)