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State Senate, Town Council in the balance

Though 2014 is not a presidential election year, plenty will be at stake when North Shore-area voters head to the polls on Tuesday.

  • icon Posted: October 30

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Thursday 10/30/2014
Our Views: Our Picks
Updated: October 30, 2014 - 10:44 am

With so much at stake in Tuesday’s election, we hope you’ll exercise your right to vote. 

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State candidates lead Democrat rally in WP
Updated: October 30, 2014 - 11:19 am

Three words continuously rang out during the early morning hours on Thursday at the American Legion’s Veterans of Foreign Wars building at 730 Willis Ave. in Williston Park. 

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Blakeman reaches deep to finance bid
Posted: October 30, 2014

The retirement of Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D) may have left an open seat for Nassau District Attorney Kathleen Rice (D-Garden City) and businessman Bruce Blakeman (R-Long Beach) to fight over, but you wouldn’t know if from the numbers.

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Thursday 10/23/2014
Haber relies on own money for campaign
Posted: October 23, 2014

In many ways, the race Adam Haber is running is a departure from the one he was in a year ago: a general election campaign against Republican Jack Martins rather than an internecine struggle against Democratic primary opponent Tom Suozzi, and a fight for a state Senate seat in Albany instead of the county executive’s office in Mineola.

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Schimel cites experience, touts agenda
Posted: October 23, 2014

For state Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel (D-Great Neck), the campaign leading up to Election Day on Nov. 4 is not about what she’s done, but rather what she’s going to do with another two years in the state Legislature. 

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Rice stresses DA record, economic issues
Posted: October 23, 2014

Democrat Kathleen Rice said Thursday that because she has lived in the 4th Congressional District her entire life - in an Irish-Catholic Garden City household with nine siblings - she has a firm grasp of the issues facing the people she is running to represent in Washington.

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