Election 2024: Primary Debate, Fundraisers

The two Democrats who hope to unseat first-term U.S. Rep. Nick LaLota in the 1st District will meet in a Zoom debate on Monday. The debate, from 7-8 p.m., is hosted by Southampton Town’s SEA-TV and the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons, Shelter Read More …

Officials React to Trump’s Conviction in Hush Money Trial

Reactions to the conviction Thursday of former president Donald Trump were predictably split along party lines. Here are some of responses of elected leaders: US Rep. Nick LaLota, R-Amityville, who represents Huntington.  “The best way to unwind Alvin Bragg’s political prosecution and today’s conviction is Read More …

Avlon Opens Office in East Northport

John Avlon, a Democratic candidate running in the 1st congressional district against incumbent Nick LaLota, opened a campaign office Sunday in East Northport. He greeted supporters upon his arrival at the office at 2090 East Jericho Turnpike and talked about issues with a variety of Read More …

Election 2024: Huntington Democrats Back Avlon; Santos Drops Out

Huntington Democrats have endorsed John Avlon as their candidate to go up against US Rep. Nick LaLota in the 1st Congressional District. Huntington Town Democratic Committee Vice Chair Jill Kaufman said: “We’re backing John because he’s the best candidate to take this seat back and help Read More …

Election 2024: Campaign Kickoffs; Endorsements and Awards

Politicians are fundraising and winning endorsements as election season is underway at events around Huntington. Read More …

Campaign 2024: Choice Words, Endorsements

Nancy Goroff, Democratic candidate in the First Congressional District, was endorsed by EMILYs List, which works to elect Democratic pro-choice women. EMILYs List President Jessica Mackler said of Goroff: “Nancy Goroff is a champion for Long Islanders who has spent her life serving and bettering Read More …

Hill, Candidate for 1st Congressional District, Suspends Campaign

Kyle Hill, a Democratic candidate for the First Congressional District, announced Wednesday that he is suspending his campaign. He was the second Democratic candidate to suspend his campaign in the 1st District in two days. On Tuesday, aftera  new redistricting map was released by the Read More …