11/18/18 11:00am

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What a midterm election — in Suffolk County and the nation!

When I entered my polling place, a poll-watcher commented about how it had been an extremely busy day. That was true of voting across the nation. For years, voter apathy has been bemoaned. Perhaps the 2018 midterms will mark a change. (more…)

03/13/16 8:00am
 FILE PHOTO | Two Democrats are competing to take on Congressman Lee Zeldin (above) in November.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Two Democrats are competing to take on Congressman Lee Zeldin (above) in November.

While the leading election event in November will be the vote for president, for this area another important contest involves the House of Representatives. The lst Congressional District seat is now held by Republican Lee Zeldin of Shirley. Anna Throne-Holst and Dave Calone are campaigning against each other to challenge him on the Democratic ticket. (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…)