Tag: Long Beach
With Thanksgiving in the rear view, Long Island joins the rest of the Christmas-celebrating world in the return of the season to be jolly. What follows is our annual guide to the dozens of tree lightings, Christmas parades and other related holiday events over the next month.
Republican Elaine Phillips beat Democrat Adam Haber to win an open New York State Senate seat but a sitting Republican Long Island state senator may be unseated, potentially tipping the balance of power in that chamber back to a Democratic majority.
The other 20 state Assembly members that represent Long Island all won re-election—ensuring Democrats retained their supermajority in the 150-member chamber.
A Long Beach man was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison for drugging and raping a 21-year-old German tourist last year after they met on couchsurfing.com
Ashanti and Ja Rule join forces at The Emporium, Norm Macdonald cracks up Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, The Charlie Daniels Band plays NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Buckcherry, Candlebox & Sons of Texas rock The Paramount, the 2016 Walk To End Alzheimer's raises much-needed funds and hope at Belmont Lake State Park, and so much more to see and do this weekend on Long Island!
John DeVito, a 25-year-old law student from Mastic Beach, won a three-way Democratic primary Tuesday, earning a spot on general election ballots to challenge freshman New York State Sen. Tom Croci (R-Sayville), according to unofficial results from the board of elections. That race was one of five Democratic primaries for state Legislative seats on Long Island. In the other four—two state Assembly seats each for Nassau and Suffolk counties—challengers were unsuccessful against three incumbents and a party nominee to fill a vacancy.
Registered Democratic voters will cast their ballots Tuesday in five Long Island primary races that will decide which New York State legislative candidates are among the choices on Election Day. The match-ups include a three-way Democratic primary in the lone LI state Senate race on September ballots and four primaries in local state Assembly races—two in Suffolk County and two in Nassau.