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U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin

Government: Zeldin Endorsed, Pedestrian Safety, Cupola Restored

According to the Zeldin for Congress campaign, the incumbent Republican Congressman has collected endorsements from 12 local unions in his re-election bid.

Government: Zeldin Endorsed by Builders, CPF Passes $9 Million, Water Conservation in Water

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has endorsed Lee Zeldin for a third term in Congress.

Gruber Plans to Force Democratic Primary to Challenge Lys

David Gruber, an East Hampton attorney and former town Democratic Party Committee chairman, announced this week he will try to force a September primary for the party’s nomination for councilman in November’s town board race.

Gershon Takes Democratic Primary Race

Businessman Perry Gershon of East Hampton, the only East End candidate in the race, won the Democratic primary on Tuesday to become the party’s challenger to Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin of Shirley in the First Congressional District of New York.

Tuesday’s Primary To Decide Opponent for Zeldin

Registered Democrats in New York State’s First Congressional District will go to the polls on Tuesday, June 26 to decide who will be their party’s nominee to challenge the Republican incumbent, Congressman Lee Zeldin.

Byron Wien Shares Wisdom

Noted prognosticator Byron Wien — U.S. strategist at Morgan Stanley for 21 years and senior adviser to Blackstone Group — has been one of Wall Street’s most influential strategists for decades.

Lys Earns Democratic Committee Support Over Gruber

The East Hampton Democrats voted Friday to support the candidacy of David Lys as the party candidate for a special election this November for a one-year term on the East Hampton Town Board.

Democratic Congressional Hopefuls Speak Out in Advance of Primary

The five candidates running in the June 26 Democratic primary for the chance to take on two-term Republican Lee Zelden in November attended a forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons on May 24 at Hampton Bays High School.

Schneiderman Announces Campaign for Suffolk Comptroller

Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman announced Tuesday morning he will seek the office of Suffolk County Comptroller.

Councilman Lys Declares Candidacy for Special Town Board Election

East Hampton Town Councilman David Lys, who was appointed in January to fill the town board seat vacated when Peter Van Scoyoc was elected supervisor, on Sunday declared his intent to formally run to retain his seat come Election Day this November.

Sag Harbor Village Trustee Race To Be Uncontested

The race in Sag Harbor for two seats on the village board of trustees is officially uncontested, as only two candidates filed petitions seeking to serve by the deadline on Tuesday evening.

Larocca and Gardella To Seek Election to Board of Trustees

Incumbent James Larocca and former Sag Harbor Fire Department Chief Thomas Gardella will run a joint campaign under the Windmill Party banner for seats on the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees this spring.

Congressional Democratic Hopefuls Audition For the Party Faithful

Six Democratic candidates hoping to unseat Republican U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin in November gathered on Friday at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Amagansett.
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Zeldin Picks Up Independence Endorsement

Congressman Lee Zeldin, who is seeking his third term as the 1st Congressional District’s representative, picked up a key endorsement this week when he received the endorsement of the Independence Party.

Take Two for Congressional Democratic Candidates’ Forum

After a nor’easter struck Long Island last week, the committee postponed a candidates’ forum for the many Democrats vying for the opportunity to challenge incumbent U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin in November.

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Stephen Wilkes Headlines ‘Meet the Artist’ at Tulla Booth Gallery

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‘Wet Clutch’ Pushes Boundaries

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