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Adam Grossmann  – elect to Town Justice
Adam Grossman was raised in Sag Harbor, and currently lives in Hampton Bays, where he has owned his home for 19 years.  He is an attorney who has practiced law for 28 years.  He is a …[more]
Shari Oster  – elect to Town Justice
Shari Oster has almost 30 years of experience practicing law in Suffolk County. After being admitted to the Second Department of the State of New York in 1985, she practiced privately … [more]

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW: Republican Barbara Wilson is endorsed by the Republicans but wants to grab the Democratic Town Justice nomination, too. Concealing her party affiliation, she managed to get enough signatures to force a primary. EASY FIX: on June 22, vote for our endorsed Town Justice candidates, vote for Adam Grossman and Shari Oster.

Tommy John Schiavoni – elect to Town Council
Tommy John Schiavoni is a husband, father, retired teacher of 32 years and member of the Southampton Town Board. For three generations, his family operated a local plumbing and heating business in Sag Harbor where he began working at … [more]
Robin Long  – elect to Town Council
We in Southampton are at a crossroads.  I have seen this crossroads coming for years but its advent has been sped up dramatically by the pandemic.  The direction we take will define and even redefine our town … [more]
Tom Neely – elect to Town Highway Superintendent
Many years ago, Dan Rattiner of Dan’s Papers wrote one of his memorable tongue in cheek articles about living on the east end.  This article was about the increase in people and traffic on … [more]

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW: Local Republican and Conservative candidates are running in our June 22 local primary election deceptively on the New York Working Families Party line. EASY FIX: on June 22, vote for Robin Long, Tom Neely and Tommy John Schiavoni – the only candidates endorsed by the Working Families Party.

Tom Neely  – running for Southampton Town Highway Superintendent
Many years ago, Dan Rattiner of Dan’s Papers wrote one of his memorable tongue in cheek articles about living on the east end.  This article was about the increase in people and traffic on … [more]
Will Peckham  – running for Southampton Town Trustee
A few months ago I met with elected officials in Washington on behalf of a bipartisan group called the Shellfish Growers’ Climate Coalition. As a shellfish farmer, I joined the Coalition to help raise political awareness and inspire action around climate and … [more]
Ann Welker  – running for Southampton Town Trustee
“The fact that 80% of the seafood in this country was consumed in restaurants pre-COVID meant that everybody took a huge hit,” according to the Maine Aquaculture Association. The fact that 90% of oysters were consumed in restaurants caused an even … [more]
Ann Welker  – running for Southampton Town Trustee
“The fact that 80% of the seafood in this country was consumed in restaurants pre-COVID meant that everybody took a huge hit,” according to the Maine Aquaculture Association. The fact that 90% of oysters were consumed in restaurants caused an even … [more]

COMMUNITY NEWS & VOICES

Latest developments and citizen voices in and around Southampton

SouthamptonPress: No Fraud Was Found

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SouthamptonPress: Shame On Them!

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SouthamptonPress: Stop This Madness

The insurrection that took place on January 6, as domestic terrorists stormed Capitol Hill, left me speechless and horrified. It ...
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From the Desk of George Lynch: One Aspect

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Patch.com: Steve Bellone Calls For President Trump’s Impeachment Or Removal

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