10/30/16 8:15am
10/30/2016 8:15 AM

Essential to the argument for extending the Riverhead Town supervisor term from two years to four is the notion that it’s not in the best interest of the public for a supervisor to be constantly running for office.

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10/28/16 5:55am
10/28/2016 5:55 AM

You don’t get to spend a lifetime in office without being an effective legislator.

Ken LaValle (R-Port Jefferson), senior member in the New York State Senate, was first elected in 1976. In 40 years, he’s proven his ability to bring home the bacon for his district. He’s remained mostly scandal-free and has run for re-election without much of a fight from Democrats for decades.

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10/27/16 9:59am
10/27/2016 9:59 AM

After a challenging campaign in a 2013 special election and in his first re-election bid the following year, Anthony Palumbo (R-New Suffolk) is getting a virtual free pass this time around. His opponent this year has been so inactive, we won’t even bother to mention his name.

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10/13/16 9:03am
10/13/2016 9:03 AM

Hillary Clinton campaign photo courtesy of Hillary for America/Flickr.

Since it was founded in 1977, Times Review Media Group, as our company is known today, has published an endorsement editorial with each presidential election.

We have never once supported a Republican. In 1980 and 1996, we made no endorsements at all, our closest nods to a Republican.

If Ronald Reagan or Bob Dole couldn’t get our endorsement in those years, it’s safe to assume Republican nominee Donald Trump’s chances were fairly slim this time around.  READ