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Due to the new New York State congressional maps, many local residents are now in District 2 rather than District 1. Communities that were formerly in CD 1 and are now in CD 2 include Medford, …

Town of Brookhaven residents voted to pass seven referendums on Aug. 9 for the special-use districts that fund the not-for-profit ambulance companies in the Town of Brookhaven to modify the existing …

Democratic candidate Bridget Fleming A former prosecutor and Southampton Town councilwoman, Suffolk County Legis. Bridget Fleming said she has spent her career standing up for Long Island …

As per Brookhaven Town code, the lines must be redistricted every 10 years, after council districts were formed in 2000. The requirement, according to town officials, ensures equal representation as …

An important change regarding absentee voting will be in effect for the upcoming August primary as well as the November general election. Effective Jan. 1, 2022, an eligible voter may not cast a …

  Suffolk County district attorney Ray Tierney wants ShotSpotter back. He’s calling for its installation in nine communities where gun violence is up: North Amityville, Huntington …

Former federal and state prosecutor Dave Calone announced his candidacy last week to be the next Suffolk County executive. Current county executive Steve Bellone is term limited and will leave office …

The New York SAFE Act prevents criminals and the dangerously mentally ill from buying guns, cracks down on illegal guns and bans only the most dangerous assault weapons. The legislation includes …

Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) issued the following statement after winning the Republican Primary for Governor of the State of New York: “I commend all of the candidates in this …

On Thursday, May 19, the Mastic Park Civic Association held a meeting, with town councilman Dan Panico in attendance, to answer community questions and update residents about the latest news from the …

The Suffolk County Water Authority is hoping to bring some attention to two taxpayer and water-quality protection bills in front of the state Legislature this session, which wraps in June. S956 …

State Sen. Alexis Weik today announced that she has introduced legislation to provide homeowners with a one-time rebate for home heating oil costs that have soared in the past year amid raging …

On Monday, Alexis Weik accepted the Republican and Conservative Party nominations for New York’s 4th State Senate District. Republican Phil Boyle, who announced he will not be seeking …

The redistricting fight in New York continues after a judge from upstate New York threw out the Democrat-created maps and passed congressional and legislative maps deeming them illegal because they …

Suffolk County Legislator Jim Mazzarella (3rd District, Moriches) recently honored Mastic resident Kevin Meyer as the 3rd Legislative District’s 2022 Irish American of Distinction. In 2019, …

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