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Steven Snair, Democratic candidate for Smithtown supervisor, outlines plan

Aug
28
2013

Democratic supervisor candidate Steven E. Snair has released his plan for Smithtown, calling for the revitalization of downtown and creation of tax incentives to attract more businesses.

"Residents here in Smithtown realize that our town government isn't doing enough to address the serious challenges we face," Snair said in a statement. "If we create more economic development and broaden our tax base, and streamline government by making it more efficient, we'll reduce our overall bottom line and pass the savings on to the taxpayer."

Snair, 31, a Nesconset foreclosure attorney, also said he would address the "growing vacancy rate in the [Hauppauge] industrial park" and complete an updated master plan within nine months of taking office.

would "work as efficiently...| read more ››

Town Council Candidate Richard Macellaro to be honored by Fr. John Papallo Lodge

Aug
26
2013

The Fr. John Papallo Lodge No 2684 is holding a Testimonial Brunch honoring our Smithtown Town Council candidate and the lodge’s Immediate Past President Richard Macellaro. The Brunch will be held on Sunday, September 15, 2013 at Crestwood Manor, 1036 Fort Salonga Road, Northport, New York, at 11:00 A.M. The Donation is $50 per person. For further information, please visit the lodge’s website: www.frjohnpapallolodge2684.com.

Richard Macellaro: http://smithtowndems.com/candidate/richard-s-macellaro| read more ››

Gillibrand, DiNapoli and Bellone Endorse Steve Snair!

Aug
26
2013

US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and NYS Comptroller Tom DiNapoli endorse Steve Snair for Smithtown Town Supervisor.

US Senator Gillibrand endorses Steve Snair: http://smithtowndems.com/content/united-states-senator-kirsten-gillibran...

Suffolk County Executive Bellone endorses Steve Snair: http://smithtowndems.com/content/steve-bellone-backs-steve-snair-smithto...

NYS Comptroller DiNapoli endorses Steve Snair: http://smithtowndems.com/content/nys-comptroller-dinapoli-endorses-steve...| read more ››

United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand endorses Steve Snair’s candidacy for Smithtown Town Supervisor

Aug
13
2013

Gillibrand Backs Snair for Supervisor

United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand endorses Steve Snair’s candidacy for Smithtown town supervisor

SMITHTOWN, NY – Steve Snair, the Democratic, Independence, and Working Families candidate for Smithtown town supervisor, was endorsed today by United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.

In a statement, Sen. Gillibrand praised Snair for his vision and commitment to Smithtown’s residents. “Steve Snair will bring a new vision and fresh approach to Smithtown as supervisor. He is the right choice for our hard-working families and taxpayers.”

“It means a lot to me to receive the support of Senator Gillibrand,” said Snair. “She is a champion of New York’s middle class and a role model for all public servants. I look forward to emulating...| read more ››

Black, Hispanic leaders launch Suffolk political effort

Aug
13
2013

Black and Hispanic leaders vowed to unite for diverse political representation in Suffolk County as they launched a political effort within the Democratic Party Monday.

The newly formed Black and Hispanic Democratic Committee appointed co-chairs to represent the two minority groups and to hold seats in the Democratic committee that decides where to throw the weight of the party in local races.

It's time for black and Latino Democrats to realize that they have common issues at stake, said Assemb. Philip Ramos (D-Brentwood), who spearheaded the group's establishment.

"There is absolutely no difference in the African-American agenda and the Latino agenda," Ramos told more than 30 people meeting in Brentwood. "We ride down, in many cases, the same neglected streets....| read more ››

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