08/08/19 8:00am

PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION

The sound bites from early morning news shows on Sunday seemed odd at first. The mayor of Dayton, Ohio, could be seen speaking, confirming the gruesome details of a deadly shooting that left multiple people dead.

But wasn’t the shooting in El Paso, Texas? Why was Dayton trending on Twitter?

Then reality quickly set in. (more…)

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01/14/19 4:30pm

TARA SMITH PHOTO County Executive Steve Bellone was among the elected officials on hand to celebrate the official opening of the outpatient clinic.

When Anton DeMartino left the Army in the 1960s, he never could have imagined a time when veterans were welcomed home, cared for and embraced. (more…)

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12/26/18 11:00am

COURTESY PHOTOS Congressman Lee Zeldin, left, and Democratic challenger Perry Gershon.

Over the next several days, leading to the New Year, the Reporter will be posting our annual Year In Review series of important stories from 2018.

The campaign for the November 2018 midterm elections started nearly two years ago, with a bunch of potential Democratic candidates and a group of protesters outside the office of incumbent Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley).  (more…)