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


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:

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Gillibrand, DiNapoli and Bellone Endorse Steve Snair!


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:

Suffolk County Executive Bellone endorses Steve Snair:

NYS Comptroller DiNapoli endorses Steve Snair:|

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


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


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 ››

"Mr. Malloy Take Down This Sign" Smithtown Democratic Chairman Ed Maher

Malloy Sign

Update on Friday August 30, 2013 by Ed Maher

This sign has been removed.

Smithtown Democratic Chairman Ed Maher is not happy with this billboard located on a residential property on Pulaski Rd. in Kings Park. The problem, according to Maher, is that Malloy is not on the Independence line. “The sign, in addition to being wrong, is misleading. Malloy and his supporters should take the reference to Independence off the sign or take it down”, said Maher. (Councilman Malloy was not available to comment)

Update on Sunday, August 11, 2013 at 11:19PM by

“I’m glad that Mr. Malloy saw fit to cover the “Independence” on his sign that is displayed on Pulaski Road. It is now at least...| read more ››