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Understanding the future of digital currency

This past Wednesday, Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone hosted cryptocurrency mogul Brock Pierce for a roundtable discussion with community leaders on the impact and future of …

Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming (D-Sag Harbor) has announced her candidacy for Congress in New York’s First Congressional District. With a backdrop of Patchogue Lake, Fleming …

Just as the sun began to peek out from behind the clouds above Islip Town Hall and trickle into the second-floor boardroom, a smile appeared on town supervisor Angie Carpenter’s face as she turned …

Longtime Islip resident and community leader Astrid Fidelia announced Monday her run for the 11th District of the Suffolk County Legislature. Fidelia, running as a Democrat, has served as the …

Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) today announced his campaign for Governor of New York in 2022 amid a series of alleged scandals surrounding Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Zeldin, 41, is the first member of …

For much of her adult life, supervisor Angie M. Carpenter has been a caretaker and a trailblazer on all fronts. The first female supervisor in over 300 years of history for the Town of Islip, …

Every year the president of the United States designates March as Women’s History Month, but in some ways it feels like we have been celebrating women’s history milestones since …

Islip Town board member Trish Bergin has announced her candidacy for Suffolk County Legislature. Bergin, 49, aims to take the seat held by Tom Cilmi (R-East Islip) when both of their terms end …

Last Wednesday, as Democrat Presi- dent Joe Biden was being sworn in, newly elected congressman Andrew Garbarino (R-Bay- COUNTY port) watched the proceedings on seats spaced across the West …

Suffolk County Democratic Committee chairman Rich Schaffer recently celebrated two decades of service in 2020. During his time as chairman, he has seen over 275 candidates elected and more than …

No official results have been posted as of Wednesday morning, but the unofficial Board of Elections polls indicate a fairly red election year. “There’s about about 140,00 to 150,000 …

Suffolk County Democrats on the South Shore will likely experience a harrowing loss in this year’s election after several near defeats in the polls as of Wednesday morning. However, Suffolk …

Jarett Gandolfo lives in Sayville. He grew up in West Islip, attended West Islip High School and lived in East Islip for a time. He attended SUNY Albany and got his master’s in public …

Challenger and former assemblywoman Christine Pellegrino, 9th District, served as an elementary/reading teacher primarily in Baldwin Public Schools for 25 years before coming into elected office in a …

Incumbent candidate for the 4th Senatorial District of New York, Phil Boyle has served in the position for the past eight years and hopes to continue to in his role. Prior to being elected as a …

Challenger Alexis Weik is running against Monica Martinez for the 3rd District of the state Senate. Weik is the current receiver of taxes for the Town of Islip. She has lived in the district her …

Incumbent Monica Martinez is running for re-election for the 3rd District of the state Senate against Republican challenger Alexis Weik. Martinez has experience as a Suffolk County legislator, a …

While the coronavirus pandemic has presented an array of challenges thisvoting season, it has also sparked new state initiatives to ease the voting process. Nancy Marr, president of the League of …

Incumbent village mayor reviews goals for two-year termBrightwaters Village residents re-elected John Valdini as mayor in an uncontested race last Tuesday. Valdini, who owns Dukes Development …

The night before opening his campaign headquarters in the former Thornhill’s Pharmacy in Sayville, Republican Congressional candidate and NYS assemblyman Andrew Garbarino attended The …

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