Normally a political candidate challenges his or her opponent, if possible, to try to knock them off the ballot. But Melanie D’Arrigo, a would-be Democratic challenger to US Congressman Tom Suozzi (D Glen Cove), recently distinguished herself by filing legal challenges against the validity of her own campaign petitions. If successful, she would have knocked herself off the ballot. This misfire - or publicity stunt - which has since been withdrawn, speaks to both D’Arrigo’s er
Oyster Bay Supervisor Joe Saladino announced that the town is going “online” to provide residents remote access to town services. The new Town website Town Hall At Home (http://oysterbaytown.com/tob-at-home) will give town residents remote access to file necessary documents or order them online. According to Saladino, Town Hall at Home is designed to provide “a one-stop shop for residents” so that they can access town services from their homes. Some of the services that are a
Antoinette “Toni” Tepe, the first woman Supervisor of the Town of Huntington and a former NYS Assemblywoman, passed away this week. Tepe, a Republican, served as Huntington Supervisor from 1987-89, and in the NYS Assembly from 1979-87. Her husband, Phil Tepe passed away just three weeks ago from a heart attack.
“Toni was a wonderful, tough, thoughtful and totally committed person. She was interested, caring and a pioneer for women leaders in our community. She made history a
When the Corona outbreak first broke in America in late February, doctors and scientists had already begun searching for treatments to lessen the lethality off the virus. President Trump was briefed about one treatment that had shown positive results in China: a combination of Chloroquine (an anti-malarial drug), with Azithromycin (an antibiotic) and Zinc (a virus replication inhibitor). Trump, citing the medical results at a press conference in March, said he had a “hunch” t