Articles Tagged ‘Kirsten Gillibrand’

Rep. Tim Bishop, the incumbent Democrat from the East End (LEFT), is locked in a tight race with Randy Altschuler (RIGHT). their first debate took place at the First Baptist Church in Riverhead, where the tone was civil compared to the rancor of their tv ads. (Dan O’Regan/Long Island Press)

Long Island Elections: Candidates Share Optimism As Polls Close

Amid the disarray and destruction left behind in the wake…



House in Lindenhurst where a dangerous storm surge destroyed several homes in the south shore village. (Photo credit: Rashed Mian)

Federal Aid Comes to ‘Devastated’ Lindenhurst

In the south shore Village of Lindenhurst, one of the hardest-hit areas from Superstorm Sandy, residents were finally lifting themselves up from the rubble Friday,…



Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Steve Israel push for Long Island Sound funding. (Photo credit: Rashed Mian/Long Island Press)

Pols, Enviros Push for Long Island Sound Funding

The Long Island Sound generates millions of dollars into the local economy annually, but renewed federal funding is needed to combat declining water quality and…



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The Death of Osama Bin Laden: Long Island Reacts

Jenn McNamara got to bed early on Sunday, but was…



Letters to the Press: For the Week of Nov. 4 – Nov. 11

Press columnist and Publisher of The Independent Jerry Della Femina apparently struck a chord with a few of our readers with his Oct. 14 Jerry’s…



U.S. Rep. Tim Bishop (D-Southampton), foreground and his GOP challenger, Randy Altschuler, at a recent meet the candidates forum. (Joel Cairo/Long Island Press)

Midterm Elections: Congressional Races to Watch in New York

How the rest of the country votes next week for…