The East Hampton Town Republican Committee last week reelected its current leadership to new terms heading up the town’s beleaguered party.
“There is a woman in my hometown who was a birth mother and gave up her baby in 1966,” Mr. Thiele said of Ms. Dusky. “She’s been an advocate for this bill for decades,” he said, adding that the new bill gives people the right to access their health information, circumstances of their birth, and genetics. “It’s never too late to do the right thing,” he said.
Registered Democrats and Independence Party members will go to the polls on Tuesday, July 25 for primary elections to choose nominees for six town offices — four in Southampton Town and two in East Hampton — that will be at stake in the general election in November.
Challenger Kathleen Mulcahy, a real estate agent and former corporate executive who raised two children in Sag Harbor, crushed two-term Mayor Sandra Schroeder in her bid for reelection on Tuesday, outpolling the former village clerk with 71 percent of the mayoral vote.
Village voters will decide whether to keep Mayor Sandra Schroeder in office for a third two-year term or turn her job over to Kathleen Mulcahy, a former corporate executive and a first-time candidate.
New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. announced the passage of legislation intended to make voting easier and more accessible for residents.
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.