Articles Tagged ‘Wayne Horsley’

Steve Bellone's Burden

Steve Bellone’s Half-Billion-Dollar Burden

For a county leader grappling with a budget that could…



Suffolk - Septic County - Long Island Press - Volume 10, Issue 08

Suffolk County Septic Systems Polluting Water Supply

Suffolk’s antiquated septic systems are polluting our drinking water and waterways



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A Shinnecock Casino At Belmont? Don’t Bet On It.

The jovial retired couple had just driven in from Stony…



Long Island Press - Volume 9, Issue 51

County Cleanup: Steve Bellone Inheriting Big Mess in Suffolk

For the 12th floor of the H. Lee Denison Building in Hauppauge, it’s the changing of the Steves: one Steve is leaving as another Steve…



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Long Island Elections 2011: Complete Long Island Voters’ Guide

As Long Island struggles amid a seemingly nonexistent economic recovery…



Suffolk Dems Suffer Losses But Maintain Majority

Suffolk Democrats may have lost a seat in the county Legislature but maintained their edge on Election Day despite losses elsewhere.

Legis. Brian Beedenbender (D-Centereach) was down 243 votes to Republican challenger Thomas Muratore of Ronkonkoma by the preliminary count, although the results are still yet to be finalized. Riverhead Supervisor Phil Cardinale, a Democrat, was unseated by Republican Sean Walter by a similarly slim margin while Republican Bill Wilkinson beat Democrat Ben Zwirn for the recently vacated Easthampton Town Supervisor seat.

The usual party atmosphere and extended stage presence was missing at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers hall in Hauppauge on Election Night, as party leaders skipped the long thank you speeches for unopposed candidates like Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota, while party loyalists lamented their losses.