10/21/16 12:00pm
Anna Throne-Holst

Anna Throne-Holst

When Congressman Lee Zeldin challenged his Democratic predecessor, Tim Bishop, in 2014, he ran a campaign promising to be on the frontline of issues facing Congress.

He criticized Mr. Bishop for being a “back-bencher” who rarely sponsored his own legislation and kept a low profile on the national stage — particularly for someone with 12 years’ experience on Capitol Hill. (more…)

12/19/15 8:00am
 FILE PHOTO | Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley).

FILE PHOTO | Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley).

Although just a freshman congressman, Republican Lee Zeldin has become a national figure in speaking out against terrorism and the situation in the Mideast.

Mr. Zeldin, who served in Iraq as a lieutenant with a battalion of paratroopers and is a major in the Army Reserve, doesn’t mince words. (more…)

03/01/15 11:00am
 COURTESY PHOTO |Newly elected US Congressman Lee Zeldin.

COURTESY PHOTO |Newly elected US Congressman Lee Zeldin.

In Lee Zeldin, Eastern Long Island has sent to Congress someone who in just two months in office has become a national figure taking on radical Islam.

The rapid rise to prominence of Mr. Zeldin, Shelter Island’s representative in the House  of Representatives, comes as ISIS conducts beheadings, burns alive a captured Jordanian pilot, abducts and rapes women and carries out other heinous, barbarous acts. (more…)

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REPORTER FILE PHOTO

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Questions of balance
To the Editor:
Can someone explain the sudden late summer installation of “No Parking” signs at Menhaden Lane? Also what is the definition of “the high water mark” when it comes to police enforcement?

Where is the balance, legal and practical, between the common good and individual privilege? If access to public property is allowed to be reduced without a tough challenge, is it a collective loss?
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