Gordon Gooding, Shelter Island Democratic candidate for Town Supervisor.read more ››
Today's Shelter Island Proposition #3 PASSES Unofficial results
This afternoon, S.C. Board of Elections finished counting the remaining absentee and affidavit ballots and Proposition #3 has passed by 15 votes.
We want to once again thank Shelter Islanders for showing up at the polls and continuing to set high voter turnout rates. We also want to congratulate Mary Faith Westervelt for her re-election as Town Judge, Fred Thiele...read more ››
Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon Jr. was appointed to the board of directors of Fighting Chance, a Sag Harbor-based nonprofit that provides free professional counseling services to cancer patients and caregivers on the East End.
He will be able to share unique insights as a two-time cancer survivor, having successfully battled Hodgkin’s lymphoma and pancreatic cancer.
“This is known as peer-to-peer counseling, and we see this...read more ››
Letitia A. James is a talented politician. Her terrific interpersonal skills, keen eye for the camera and ear for messaging, and a preternatural instinct for navigating the state’s cutthroat politics have served her well. Leveraging her base in Brooklyn and her background as a public defender, she won a seat on the New York City Council, and then, as the city’s public advocate, springboarded herself to statewide office. In 2018, she became...read more ››
New York’s 1st Congressional District is perennially considered one of New York’s — and the nation’s — real swing regions. It is a place of contrasts, between hard right and deep blue, between Hamptons wealth and people striving at the poverty line. In its current configuration, it stretches from the easternmost forks of Long Island to the Nassau County line. It includes farmland, town and village centers desperately in need of housing, and...read more ››
Shortly after Kathy C. Hochul took office 14 months ago, it became clear that New York's first woman governor would have to face multiple state crises in short order. Continuing fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, declining revenue from a sprawling transit system, housing shortages, sharing the burden of migrants crossing faraway borders, and a disturbing uptick in violence of different kinds all greeted her.
Hochul rose to the office...read more ››
Sen. Chuck Schumer's stature and power has grown with the majority leader title that now precedes his name.
But he hasn't forgotten the communities that brought him to that place, including those on Long Island, and the ones that depend upon him for resources. The state and the region are better off with him in the U.S. Senate's leadership, currently as majority leader and before that minority leader.
It's that mix, combined...read more ››
The heartbreaking memories all came flooding back last week for Lisa Tuozzolo of Huntington, the widow of former NYPD Paul Tuozzolo, who was shot and killed in the line of duty in the Bronx in 2016.
When Tuozzolo learned that FDNY paramedic Alison Russo had been stabbed to death in an unprovoked attack in Astoria, Queens, she thought of the first responder's family and how the pain they must be experiencing was all too familiar....read more ››
Crowds gathered Tuesday night in communities across Long Island for National Night Out, including Ridge, where Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon Jr., discussed the importance of community members getting to know law enforcement officers in the area.read more ››
Suffolk County Sheriff Errol D. Toulon Jr. says he aims to protect all the county’s residents — including four-legged ones.
So on Friday, he launched a free microchip program that can help reunite owners with lost pets.
The program is being undertaken in conjunction with Paws of War, a Nesconset-based nonprofit that provides dogs and veterinarian services to veterans and first responders. They held the first of three free...read more ››