Articles Tagged ‘PC’

Clam Wars Rage in Oyster Bay

Bill Painter simply wanted the truth. About four years ago, the now 50-year-old bayman pulled his skiff near one of the flags delineating shellfish beds…



Nothing But Net: Let’s Go To The Netflix

When I was in middle school, I spent many a Friday and Saturday night at the Commack Multiplex. My parents would drive me to the…



War of Words

The fate of the Nassau County Legislature could boil down to one race: the heated war between two-term Legis. David Mejias (D-Farmingdale) and his Republican challenger, retired county police sergeant Joseph Belesi.

The 14th District, which includes parts of Old Bethpage, Farmingdale, South Farmingdale, North Wantagh, Levittown and the Massapequas, once a Republican stronghold, remains a contested battleground this election. Whoever emerges victorious—barring any other upsets—would decide the balance of power in the county Legislature, either securing the one-vote Democratic majority or tipping the scale to the Republicans. The two combatants have faced off before—Belesi lost his attempt to unseat the Democrat in 2007.