Elections & Politics

Lawmakers United in Opposition to Offshore Drilling

U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin was joined by state and local political leaders, environmentalists and business representatives on Friday in calling for bipartisan opposition to the decision of the federal government to open most federal waters in the Atlantic Ocean to oil and gas exploration.

East Hampton Town Board to Appoint David Lys to Open Town Council Seat

The East Hampton Town Board will appoint David Lys to fill the vacant Town Council seat during its Thursday, January 18 meeting at 6:30...

Congressional Hopefuls Square Off in Progressive Caucus Forum

Health care, military spending, foreign policy and immigration reform were just some of the topics six Congressional hopefuls discussed on Saturday.

On Anniversary of Women’s March on Washington, “Sister March” Again Planned in Sag Harbor

Sag Harbor will once again be the site of a “sister march” to the national Women’s March, to be held on Saturday, January 20.

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.

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With history teacher Susan Duff at the helm this year — the school’s first female head robotics advisor in the team’s nearly 25-year history — Pierson is looking to make a name for itself.

Bridgehampton Robotics Team Has High Hopes for Advanced Robot

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Local Towns, Villages Join Forces with Suffolk County to Fight Ticks

Through a program called SuffolkSHARE Public Health Partnership, municipalities will pool information and resources to combat ticks and the infections some of them carry.