06/02/15 5:59am
06/02/2015 5:59 AM
Remy Bell will run for legislature against Al Krupski

The Suffolk County Republican Committee has nominated Riverhead resident Remy Bell to run against Legislator Al Krupski. (Credit: Tim Gannon)

The Suffolk County Republican Committee has selected Riverhead resident Remy Bell to oppose incumbent Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski (D-Cutchogue).

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03/18/15 5:00am
(L-R) Candidates at the Meet the Candidates night in East Marion Tuesday evening. (Credit: Paul Squire)

(L-R) Candidates William Swiskey, Doug Roberts, Zuleyha (Julie) Lillis, George Hubbard and David Muarry at a Meet the Candidates night in East Marion last month. Not pictured is Village Trustee candidate Jack Martilotta, who was away on duty with the National Guard at the time of the event. (Credit: Paul Squire, file)

Greenport Village residents will head to the polls today to elect a mayor and two trustees.

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03/12/15 5:00am
03/12/2015 5:00 AM

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While speaking to a group of elementary school students at Floyd Memorial Library in October 2011, Greenport Village Mayor David Nyce said he might not run for re-election when his second term expired in March 2015.

“My feeling now is no,” Mr. Nyce told a student. He acknowledged that 3 1/2 years was a long time away, but said he felt that if he hadn’t been able to accomplish his goals in eight years in office, it would be time for someone else to take the helm.

That time is now.  (more…)

02/12/15 10:00am
02/12/2015 10:00 AM
Candidate for Greenport Mayor Zuleyha Lillis inspects her opponent George Hubbard's petitions. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Greenport Village mayoral candidate Zuleyha (Julie) Lillis inspects opponent George Hubbard’s petitions. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Greenport Village mayoral candidate Zuleyha (Julie) Lillis wanted an anchor as her election emblem. She made sure she got it.

Much of the meeting on Wednesday at Village Hall, where mayor and trustee candidates were allowed to review each others petitions, was spent debating whether Ms. Lillis had exclusive rights to using the anchor symbol.

Her opponent, village Trustee and deputy mayor George Hubbard, had previously used an anchor as his emblem.

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