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Republicans Name Vorpahl “Woman of the Year”

Mary Vorpahl was honored by the East Hampton Town Republican Committee as its nominee for Suffolk County Woman of the Year.

Government Briefs: Sini Wins DA Race, Zeldin Says Not So Fast on Tax Plan

Police Commissioner Timothy D. Sini easily defeated his Republican challenger, Raymond G. Perini, in the race for district attorney.

Democrats Roll To Victory in Southampton

Jubilant Democrats gathered at Buckley’s Inn Between in Hampton Bays Tuesday night to cheer a sweeping victory by their party in Southampton Town elections.

Democrats Sweep Town Board, Supervisor Races in East Hampton

Democrats swept the town board and supervisor races in East Hampton Town Tuesday night, according to unofficial results from the Suffolk County Board of Elections.

In East Hampton, Four Candidates Seek Two Seats on Town Board

Republican Councilman Fred Overton has decided not to seek another term, paving the way for at least one newcomer to join the East Hampton Town Board.

Vilar, Van Scoyoc Vie for East Hampton Town Supervisor’s Seat

Deputy East Hampton supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc is facing New York State Parks Police sergeant Manny Vilar in the race for East Hampton Town supervisor.

Four Candidates Seeking Two Seats on Southampton Town Board

Julie Lofstad, Thea Dombrowski-Fry, Tommy John Schiavoni and Stan Glinka are the four candidates seeking election to the Southampton town board.

Schneiderman, Overton Face Off for Southampton Supervisor Seat

Jay Schneiderman, an Independence Party candidate, and Ray Overton, a Republican, are vying for the Southampton Town supervisor's seat.

Three Propositions Up for Consideration in New York State

One of them — whether or not the state should revisit its Constitution — has certainly drawn the most interest among civic organizations and union groups.

Fleming, Collins Seeking Seat on Suffolk County Legislature

Bridget Fleming, a Democrat, and Heather Collins, a Republican, are seeking to represent the 2nd Legislative District in Suffolk County.

Endorsement: In East Hampton

The campaign for supervisor and two seats on the town board in East Hampton Town has invited invigorating debate.

Endorsement: For Suffolk County Legislature

The size of the East End compared to its representation in the Suffolk County Legislature suggests an urgency for the representative of the 2nd district.

Editorial: No to Convention

There is much a revision could accomplish in idyllic theory — shaping New York governance in a variety of ways.

Endorsement: In Southampton

Democrats currently hold a 3-2 majority, so control of the town board is at stake in this year’s election.

Schneiderman To Make Party Switch

The Southampton Town Supervisor announced this week that he would change his affiliation to the Democratic Party following next month’s election.

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