Tag: Richard Schaffer

Ex-Suffolk Conservative Party Chair Ed Walsh Sentenced to 2 Years

Ex-Suffolk County Conservative Party Chairman Edward Walsh was sentenced Tuesday to two years in federal prison for golfing, gambling and politicking while he was on the clock at his county jail job.

Suffolk Exec Bellone Beats O’Connor to Win 2nd Term

Democratic Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone defeated GOP challenger James O'Connor.

Long Island Voters Decide Key Races On Election Day

Voter turnout is pivotal in key match-ups across Nassau and Suffolk.

Long Island Plays Key Role in Picking Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s...

But the next speaker will most likely hail from New York City.

This Time Around Bishop Couldn’t Overcome the Opposition

In his second attempt to beat Rep. Tim Bishop, New York State Sen. Lee Zeldin's timing was right on the money.

Cuomo Draws Supporters, Protesters to Suffolk Fundraiser

While those rallying outside protested Cuomo’s position on issues ranging from education to the environment and gun rights, Democrats inside called the fundraiser a success.

Inside the Secret World of Long Island Politics: Election Night 2013

“Dump ’em!” sniped D’Amato. “Dump Cablevision. FiOS is much better and cheaper.”