Tag: Rich Schaffer

Ed Walsh Fraud Trial Begins, May Feature A Who’s Who Of...

Walsh is on trial for scheming to defraud taxpayers of $80,000 in no-show work at the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office and Suffolk County jail. Prosecutors allege Walsh falsely represented that he was working while he was actually gambling at Foxwood’s Casino in Connecticut, golfing, or conducting Conservative Party business on the taxpayer dime. The party big was also accused of lying to FBI agents when he allegedly claimed he worked flex time for the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office.

As Heartland Shows in Suffolk, Dollars and Planning Sense Are Not...

One can bet that residents in the areas Heartland will impact definitely have more than 40,000 reasons why the project isn’t right for Long Island.

Political Veteran Rick Montano Roils Islip Democrats With Primary Fight

The outcome of this hotly contested race could send ripples through the Democratic Party on Long Island and beyond because it threatens the control of its traditional leadership.

Voters to Pick Replacement for Nassau Pol Denenberg Tuesday

The candidates include Democrat Rita Kestenbaum and Republican Steven Rhoads.

Republican James Kennedy Wins Nassau Legislative Seat

He won 85 percent of the vote over his Democratic challenger.

Nassau, Suffolk to Hold Special Elections for County Legislatures

Two of the six candidates are named Kennedy—and they’re both Republicans, although one’s a man, the other a woman.

How Will the Battle for Long Island Play Out Politically?

Politicians are out in full force, hoping to seal the deal, knowing that turnout will be key in this off-year when the White House is not up for grabs.

Will Primary Day Pack Any Surprises for Democrats?

Voter turnout is expected to be around 10 percent, experts say.

One Year Later: Long Islanders Still Suffering from Sandy

“It’s just basically holy hell."
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