05/13/17 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTOS Congressman Lee Zeldin, left, and President Doanld rump.

COURTESY PHOTOS Congressman Lee Zeldin, left, and President Doanld rump.

The presidency of Donald Trump has resulted in a “huge increase” in interest and involvement in Democratic Party activities in Suffolk, says the county’s Democratic chairman, Rich Schaffer. “People have been reaching out to town [Democratic] committees through the county and to us,” Mr. Schaffer said other day.

Since the election, the Suffolk Democratic Party has received thousands of telephone calls and emails “from people who want to get involved — and do something,” the party leader added. (more…)

10/02/16 8:00am
KARL GROSSMAN

KARL GROSSMAN

Before this year is out, allow me to tell the story of the climax in 1966, 50 years ago, of the effort by then Suffolk County Executive H. Lee Dennison to have bridges built from Shelter Island’s north shore to East Marion on the North Fork and from Shelter Island’s south shore to North Haven on the South Fork. (more…)