Mayor Sandra Schroeder and her challenger in the upcoming June 18 Sag Harbor Village election, real estate agent Kathleen Mulcahy, squarely disagreed on only two issues.
Three candidates for two seats on the Village Board of Trustees agreed Sag Harbor should begin work on a long-term comprehensive plan and also improve lines of communication
In less than three weeks, residents of Sag Harbor Village will choose between two candidates for mayor and select two of four candidates for seats on the board of trustees. With both races contested, the nonprofit Save Sag Harbor has teamed up with The Sag Harbor Express to host a Meet the Candidates forum at the John Jermain Memorial Library on Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m. to noon.
Silas Marder, a 41-year-old landscape and furniture designer and former gallery owner, has entered the race for one of two seats on the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees.
With less than a week before nominating petitions are due to run for office in Sag Harbor Village, it is already contest in the races for mayor and two trustee seats.
Supervisor Jay Schneiderman and the Southampton Town Board are starting to rethink the town’s pioneering policy of reassessing all its 52,000 taxable parcels every year at 100 percent of their market value.
Candidates interested in running for office in either village may file nominating petitions with village clerks Beth Kamper or Eileen Tuohy beginning on Tuesday, May 7.
Several candidates vying for elected offices in Southampton Town will likely face opponents in primary elections in June, if April 8 petition filings are any indication of how the campaigns are shaping up.
David Gruber, a longtime East Hampton Town Democratic Committee strategist who flipped the script on local politics last week when he screened with the East Hampton Republican Committee for the town supervisor’s seat, earned the GOP committee’s endorsement — but not the necessary paperwork for his nomination to proceed as a registered Democrat on the Republican line.
Perry Gershon announced Saturday that he will seek the Democratic Party nomination to run for Congress in 2020.
The Sag Harbor Harbor Committee once again delayed action on a two-year-old application for a wetlands permit to build a 14-by-30-foot ozone-conditioned swimming pool less than 56 feet from wetlands overlooking Ligoneee Brook at 36 Fordham Street in Sag Harbor.
The East Hampton Independence Party last week nominated former town Democratic leader and party guru David Gruber to run for town supervisor against Democratic incumbent Peter Van Scoyoc and Republican challenger Richard Myers.
Greg Robins, a veteran North Sea fireman and community leader, has been nominated by the Southampton Town Republican Committee to challenge incumbent Democrat Jay Schneiderman for town supervisor in the 2019 general election.
Former Southampton Town Supervisor Linda Kabot, a Republican who lost her first reelection bid as supervisor to Democrat Anna Throne-Holst in 2009 and then failed to oust her in 2011 and 2013, is re-entering the political arena as the GOP candidate for county legislator in the second district. The veteran political scrapper will challenge incumbent Democrat Bridget Fleming of Noyac, who is seeking a third two-year term.
The committee endorsed Andrew Strong for town justice, nominated five incumbents to run for town trustee and endorsed a Republican trustee who is seeking re-election.