Tag: Rick Montano

Long Island Voters Decide Key Races On Election Day

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

Bellone Likely a Shoe-in, But Legislative Races Could Be Costly for...

A 33-point lead may not be insurmountable on a football field—unless it’s late in the fourth quarter—but it’s a very tough hurdle in a...

Long Island Primary 2015 Voters’ Guide

Registered Democratic and Republican voters across Long Island will head to the polls Thursday, Sept. 10 to choose the candidates they want to see on the ballots on Election Day

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.

Nassau, Suffolk Legislatures Freshman Pols Taking Seats

Nearly a quarter of both Nassau and Suffolk county legislative seats are undergoing turnover as new lawmakers voters elected in November are being sworn...

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

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

Suffolk Dems Maintain Legislative Majority

Republicans picked off one key seat but Democrats unseated a renegade member who didn't caucus with the party.

Suozzi, Spota Win Top Long Island Primary Elections

Ex-County Exec Suozzi beat Haber for the Democratic line in Nassau and DA Spota topped Perini for the Republican line in Suffolk, where there was a notable legislative upset.

Suffolk Comptroller, Treasurer Merger Bill Seen as Ploy

“This is not a merger, this is a hostile takeover.”

Suffolk Police Rejoins FBI’s LI Gang Task Force

"We felt it was prudent to assign those officers back to the task force,” said Suffolk Police Chief of Department James Burke.