During the course of recorded history there has been the rise and fall of empires and such as Attila and the Huns and Genghis Kahn along with the hordes rampaging across Eurasia. Then came the Crusades which were so much head bashing in the Middle East. Then the Inquisition with stretching on the rack and whatever else with the purpose of squeezing some juice of belief from so-called heretics. Here in our country was the clearing of the land of brush, trees, wildlife and the natives who for as far as we know called it home from the beginning of time. Now we are dealing with Jihad and terrorism.
The sensational elements of the arrest of blackmail suspect Adam Savader, a 21-year-old Republican campaign staffer and Great Neck native, drew attention from national political media last week, from the lurid details of Savader’s alleged efforts to extort nude pictures from 15 women to photographs of him in an elephant suit while playing Newt Gingrich’s presidential campaign mascot.
Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos, who is running for re-election against a Democratic field that includes former Comptroller Howard Weitzman and Legislator Wayne Wink (D-Roslyn), wants voters to know that he is not going anywhere.
Former Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi (D-Glen Cove), who is seeking a rematch with County Executive Ed Mangano (R-Bethpage) for the county’s top post this year, has won the endorsement of state Comptroller and former rival Tom DiNapoli.
Congressman Steve Israel (D-Dix Hills) opened a Great Neck district office Thursday, saying the new workspace reflected his focus on his local constituency.
Town of North Hempstead Councilwoman Dina De Giorgio (R-Port Washington) has thrown her hat in the ring for November’s town supervisor election.
FBI agents arrested a former intern for the Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan campaign in his Great Neck home Tuesday night on allegations that he extorted women via text message by threatening to send nude pictures of them to their family and friends.
Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos
Adam Savader with Republican Congressman and former Vice Presidential nominee Paul Ryan, from Savâ€¦