Tuesday’s elections on Long Island brought large numbers of voters to the polls, with long lines and wait times. In eastern Long Island’s 1st Congressional District, turnout reached nearly 250,000 — approximately 78,000 more votes were cast than in the midterm election four years ago. READ
Before a crowd of jubilant supporters late Tuesday night, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) vowed to work together with everyone to find common ground toward improving the community, while also saying the country must find a way to unite in what has become a turbulent political climate. READ
Election Day 2018 has arrived.
The News-Review has you covered with everything you need to know before voting. READ
By now, you’ve probably heard them debate the issues — and you’ve certainly seen their TV ads — but who are they?
Here’s some background on the candidates for Congress, state Senate and state Assembly. READ
The Nov. 6 ballot features a bevy of contests in addition to the prominent race for the 1st Congressional District seat.
Here’s a quick rundown of who’s who. READ
The New York State budget that was approved last spring by the Assembly and Senate and signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo included $175,000 for the creation of the North Fork Behavioral Health Initiative. READ
Ken LaValle (R-Port Jefferson) has become synonymous with this district during his four-decade run in the New York State Senate. His résumé speaks for itself. READ
A man walked into a synagogue in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood, armed with an AR-15 and shouting anti-Semitic slurs.
Moments later, 11 people were dead and six more wounded. READ