10/16/18 5:57am
10/16/2018 5:57 AM

The two candidates vying to represent New York’s 1st Congressional District will face off in a debate hosted by the Mattituck Chamber of Commerce next week.

Incumbent Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) is running for his third term against Democrat Perry Gershon, a businessman.

The debate is slated for Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m. at the Vineyards at Aquebogue. READ

10/14/18 5:55am

Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) was among the first political figures to embrace the candidacy of Donald Trump, which he did with the eagerness of a tick embedding itself in a deer’s ear. Mr. Zeldin is proving to be a faithful sycophant to the philanderer-in-chief through his failure to speak out against presidential actions and behavior that threaten the fundamentals of a democratic and constitutional society. READ

09/25/18 6:00am
09/25/2018 6:00 AM

Funding for the protection and preservation of Long Island Sound could reach historic levels if Congress appropriates the full funding outlined in a bill that recently passed through the House of Representatives.

The Water Resources bill authorizes up to $65 million per year over the next five years for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Long Island Sound Program. That money would be used toward restoration and stewardship, according to Curt Johnson, the president of Save the Sound, a Connecticut based environmental organization. READ

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08/07/18 6:00am
08/07/2018 6:00 AM

A new flyer being mailed across the East End on behalf of Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) is leaving some Democrats scratching their heads.

The direct mailer features Mr. Zeldin speaking with several local business owners, including Suffolk County Legis. Al Krupski (D-Cutchogue) at the Krupski family farm in Peconic. The flyer, entitled “East End update,” includes Mr. Zeldin’s initiatives related to local issues, including Long Island Sound funding and blocking the federal sale of Plum Island. READ