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Suffolk Times to host debates at Peconic Landing

The Suffolk Times will host a pair of public debates Thursday, Oct. 15, featuring candidates for Southold Town supervisor and Town Board.

The two-hour event will be held at 7 p.m. at Peconic Landing in Greenport. Executive editor Grant Parpan and editor Joseph Pinciaro will serve as co-moderators.

Questions will be prepared by newspaper staff and readers are encouraged to suggest topics in advance of the event by emailing [email protected]. Each candidate will be afforded time to respond to every question and to each other.

The first hour of the event will feature candidates for Town Board, including incumbent Republicans Jill Doherty and Bill Ruland, along with Democratic challengers Albie de Kerillis and Debbie O’Kane. In the second hour, Republican Town Supervisor Scott Russell and Democratic challenger Damon Rallis will field questions from the moderators.

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3.

[Related: Southold Republicans announce their election slate]

[Related: Southold Democrats announce their election slate]