News Clips

  • Two North Shore residents elected as county Family Court judges

    November 17, 2016 - 12:00am

    Two North Shore residents, Ellen Greenberg and Conrad Singer, won re-election in last week’s Nassau County Family Court judge elections.

    Greenberg, of Roslyn, received the second-highest number of votes in the race against seven other people for four seats to serve as Family Court judge in Nassau County, garnering 13.06 percent of ballots cast, or 265,990 votes.

    “I’m thrilled to continue the work I do here for residents of Nassau County,helping families in crisis and helping children,” she said.

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  • Thomas Suozzi savors victory in 3rd CD

    November 10, 2016 - 12:00am

    Former Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi savored his winning campaign for retiring Rep. Steve Israel’s 3rd District seat after three straight losses in past races.

    Suozzi lost a 2006 gubernatorial primary, his 2009 re-election bid for county executive and a rematch with County Executive Edward Mangano four years later.

    “Early on, a lot of people didn’t think I had a shot” at the congressional seat, said Suozzi Wednesday in a conference call with reporters. “It’s not easy to hear insiders say, ‘He’s damaged goods.’ ”

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  • Drucker wins special election for Nassau legislative seat

    November 9, 2016 - 12:00am

    Democrat Arnold Drucker, a trustee at Nassau Community College, defeated Republican Louis Imbroto, an attorney at Nassau University Medical Center, in a special election Tuesday to fill the seat of the late Nassau Legis. Judith Jacobs.

    Drucker will serve the final year of Jacobs’ term in the 16th District and will need to run again next fall for a full two-year term.

    Jacobs, a Democrat who represented the heavily Democratic district since the legislature’s creation in 1996, died Sept. 13. Republicans hold an 11-7 majority in the county legislature.

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  • Vote for Eramo in the 20th Assembly District

    November 3, 2016 - 12:00am

    Anthony Eramo, 42, is serving his second term on the Long Beach City Council. He is running against Republican Melissa Miller, a political neophyte, and Green Party candidate Joseph Naham. Eramo has a clear grasp of the issues, and has been a tremendous advocate for the community and environment.

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  • Special election in Nassau’s 16th legislative district

    November 3, 2016 - 12:00am

    Nassau Community College Trustee Arnold Drucker, a Democrat, on Tuesday faces Republican Louis Imbroto, an attorney at Nassau University Medical Center, in a special election to fill the seat of the late county Legis. Judith Jacobs.

    While Democrats have a significant advantage in the 16th District among registered voters, Republicans are making a push for the seat, which would give them a supermajority in the county legislature. Currently, the GOP holds a 12-6 majority.

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  • Rep. Kathleen Rice endorses Senate candidate John Brooks

    November 2, 2016 - 12:00am

    Democratic State Senate candidate John Brooks, seeking an upset against Republican Sen. Michael Venditto, has received the backing of U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice and of a political action committee that supports legislation to make it easier for survivors of childhood sexual abuse to sue their abusers

    Venditto (R-Oyster Bay), meanwhile, released a new TV ad that cites his efforts to pass a bill that would make it easier to test the blood of drivers involved in fatal car accidents for drugs and alcohol.

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  • Kaminsky remains the choice in the 9th S.D.

    November 2, 2016 - 12:00am

    For the second time in seven months, voters in the 9th State Senate District will choose from among Democrat Todd Kaminsky, Republican Chris McGrath and Green Party candidate Laurence S. Hirsh for the district’s seat.

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  • Control of New York State Senate Could Hinge on Nassau County Races

    October 31, 2016 - 12:00am

    A pair of hotly contested races in Nassau County on Long Island could help decide which party controls the New York state Senate, where Republicans wield control even though the Democrats hold a razor-thin majority.

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  • John Brooks to represent New York’s 8th Senate District

    October 27, 2016 - 12:00am

    Challengers for political office often don’t know as much, never mind more, about the intricacies of governance, laws and taxes as the incumbents they want to replace. This is not the case with John Brooks of Seaford, whose understanding of complex issues such as state education funding and the Nassau County assessment system is deep, sound and nuanced.

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  • Adam Haber to represent New York’s 7th Senate District

    October 27, 2016 - 12:00am

    Adam Haber is a man of many hats, in both the private and public sectors. He’s a former businessman, restaurant owner and venture capitalist. The East Hills Democrat has spent the last eight years on the Roslyn school board, and less than a year as a member of the Nassau Interim Finance Authority.

    But despite previous runs for county executive and State Senate, he hasn’t yet reached elected office.

    This should be his year.

     

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