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Meet & Greet the Congressional Candidates Thursday, January 11th, 2018


Meet & Greet the Congressional Candidates
Thursday, January 11th, 2018 – 6:30 PM

1st Presbyterian Church of Smithtown
175 East Main Street
Smithtown, NY 11787

Candidates for the Democratic Nomination for the Congressional District NY-1:

Kate Browning
Elaine DiMasi
Vivian Viloria Fisher
Perry Gershon
Brendon Henry
David Pechefsky

Attention Smithtown Democrats:

It’s our time! The political environment is ready for real, positive change in Congressional District NY-1. The Congressional Candidates are eager to introduce themselves and explain their goals and actual plans for the future of Suffolk County. This is our unique opportunity to hear from all six of the hopeful contenders at a public forum in Smithtown.

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Randy Jackson Rocks Smithtown For Bill Holst!


Great Event with Zebra’s Randy Jackson this past weekend as we celebrated Town Supervisor Candidate Bill Holst's Birthday at Katie’s.

Thanks very much to Suffolk County Democratic Committee Chair Rich Schaffer, Town Council Candidates Amy Fortunato and Patty Stoddard and 12LD Candidate Kevin Hyms for being part of the fun.

Thanks also to everyone who attended. If you couldn’t make it we are sorry we missed you.

Contributions can still be made to Friends of Bill Holst via mail to PO BOX 469 Smithtown NY 11787.

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Randy Jackson of Zebra coming to Smithtown in Support of Bill Holst


Recording Star Randy Jackson of the band Zebra is coming to Smithtown for a Rock-n-Roll Brunch in Support of Bill Holst for Smithtown Town Supervisor.

Randy will perform an acoustic concert at Katie’s on Main Street starting at 11am on August 19th.

Tickets are $100. Political contributions are not tax deductable.

Please RSVP to Bill Holst at 631-656-5684 or by email to

Randy Jackson(Zebra) "In My Life"|

Suffolk to crack down on adults serving teens alcohol, Sini says


Suffolk County police will crack down on adults who serve alcohol to minors over the summer, when rates of underage drinking spike, officials said Wednesday.

Last year, Suffolk County strengthened its social host law — which holds adults liable for knowingly permitting underage drinking in their homes — to allow greater enforcement, police Commissioner Timothy Sini said at a news conference at police headquarters in Yaphank. The change made a first offense a misdemeanor, punishable by up to a $500 fine, rather than a violation.

Bolstering the law was an effort to prevent the emergency room visits, car accidents, deaths and other issues that result from underage drinking, Sini said.

“This is a public health issue,” he said. “We will...| read more ››

Democrat Dominador Pascual challenges GOP Legis. Tom Muratore


Suffolk Democrats have picked Dominador Pascual, an attorney from Farmingville, to challenge four-term GOP Legis. Tom Muratore in the Fourth District this fall.

Pascual’s selection came after county Democrats at their party convention last month left nominations for six legislative seats vacant.

The party also named Kevin l. Hyms of Lake Ronkonkoma to run against Legis. Leslie Kennedy (R-Nesconset).

Pascual, 36, is making his first run for public office. He is a lifelong Long Island resident, and works as a financial crimes investigator. Earlier, he worked for the New York City Department of Housing, Preservation and Development and is a lieutenant in the U.S. Army reserves.

“I’m really excited and will bring energy to the race,” Pascual said. “We need...| read more ››