State Supreme Court Judge Joseph Santorelli on Tuesday ruled in favor of Democrat Laura Jens-Smith in the lawsuit she brought against incumbent Republican Supervisor Sean Walter’s nominating petitions for the Independence Party in the upcoming election. READ
Riverhead Republicans have both raised and spent far more to date than their Democratic opponents on campaigns for this fall’s town election, with Supervisor Sean Walter raising the most campaign money, followed by Republican Councilwoman Jodi Giglio and the Republican committee, according to the most recent campaign disclosure reports from the state Board of Elections.
Riverhead Town Councilman John Dunleavy, whose Town Board seat is set to be open after this year due term limits, is making a run for supervisor in November’s election, taking on taxes as his main concern.
IDAs, or Industrial Development Agencies, were formed to create and hold jobs but, in the end, how many jobs do they really create? And what is the cost?
The only Riverhead Town position with a Democratic incumbent in this fall’s elections no longer has a Republican opponent. READ
The Suffolk County Republican Committee named Ray Perini as its candidate for district attorney and State Senator Phil Boyle for sheriff at its nominating convention Monday night in Farmingville.
The local nominating conventions have begun and with that comes the start of what has long been dubbed “silly season.”
While only the Riverhead Town Republican Committee has selected its slate, several town Democrats have also announced their intent to run and the election news cycle is well under way.
A $74.8 million budget is up for voter approval Tuesday in Shoreham-Wading River, representing a spending increase of 3 percent —or $2.2 million — over the current budget. READ