Gordon Heights fire district prepares for new leadership
The election of a volunteer firefighter who backs efforts to cut spending -- and taxes -- for beleaguered Gordon Heights Fire District residents will give pro-reform insurgents a 4-1 majority on the board of commissioners when the winner is sworn in next month.
Voters head to polls Tuesday in special district elections
Voters in more than 150 special election districts on Long Island go to the polls Tuesday -- many to elect fire commissioners who collectively control more than $300 million in public spending.
Cops probe Gordon Heights shooting
The identity of the victim was not released. Police said he was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Candidates Facing Off In Medford On Diversity Issues Tuesday
A bilingual candidate forum on diversity featuring Brookhaven Town Supervisor and Suffolk County Legislator Seventh District candidates is taking place Tuesday at the Gordon Heights Fire House, 23 Hawkins Ave. in the Medford section of Gordon Heights at 7 p.m. The event, hosted by The Long Island Civic Engagement Table, Long Island Wins and Gordon ... (more)