Public service has always been at the heart of George Sullivan’s life. He served in the Marines during the Vietnam War and still bears the scar of that service: his left leg was amputated after being struck by enemy fire. READ
At every home game, the New York Mets honor a “Veteran of the Game.” A player presents the veteran with an American flag that flew over Citi Field and a brief video plays on the big screen detailing the veteran’s achievements. READ
As a young man serving in the Marines during the Vietnam War, George Sullivan envisioned a career in the military. A mission to help rescue the crew of a downed helicopter altered that path, changing his life forever. READ
The challengers seeking seats on the Southold Town Board this Election Day centered their campaigns around the idea that there’s a need for change in a town where all five board members have been elected with Republican support. Don’t vote for the status quo, they urged.
The Southold Town Republican Committee has selected a familiar roster of names to serve as its candidates in this year’s town election.
Of the eight Republican candidates on the ticket, seven have run for office before, including all six incumbents who sought re-election. Town Supervisor Scott Russell, and Town Board members Jill Doherty and Bill Ruland, top the ballot. Mattituck attorney William Goggins is once again the party’s choice for Town Justice. (more…)
George Sullivan of Southold is a veteran who served in the Vietnam War and was awarded the country’s second-highest military decoration for valor, the Navy Cross, when he retired from the U.S. Marine Corps at 23 years old. (more…)