Articles Tagged ‘John Ciotti’


Long Island Elections 2011: Complete Long Island Voters’ Guide

As Long Island struggles amid a seemingly nonexistent economic recovery…

Long Island Bus - Long Island Press - Volume 9, Issue 41

Coming Soon To Long Island Bus: Higher Fares, Longer Waits, Fewer Routes?

The Rocky Mountains are far from Robert Cole’s mind as…

Fury Intensifies Over Nassau Pols’ Pay Raises

Hefty pay raises approved by the Nassau County Legislature’s GOP Majority Monday have sparked continued outrage among county Democrats that has resulted in their legality being referred…

Mondello: Republicans Control Nassau Legis.

At about 10 minutes before 11 p.m. on Election Night, Nassau Republican Party Chairman Joseph Mondello made an announcement:

“I thought you might be interested to know that we just won the county Legislature.”

The crowd erupted in applause as Mondello raised the arms of Republican Howard Kopel, the challenger to Democratic Legis. Jeffrey Toback, and Joe Belesi, the Republican challenger to Democratic Legis. David Mejias, in victory.

Dem Chairman Jacobs Unsure About Election Night

The Grand Ballroom in Uniondale’s Long Island Marriott is mostly empty, as hotel staff is in the process of turning the room into headquarters for…

Feds to Review Nassau Voter Suppression Claims

During last year’s battle for the White House, a letter was allegedly created to steer Hempstead and Uniondale voters away from the polls. It fraudulently bore the markings of ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now) and raised enough suspicion to be investigated by the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office.

Now, that letter and the allegations surrounding it are in the hands of the feds.

The Nassau District Attorney’s Office has referred documents and investigatory findings relating to allegations of voter suppression involving a New York State senator, county Board of Elections commissioner and county legislative candidate’s husband to federal investigators.