In The News
Eastport, NY - August 17, 2017 - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced today that the Eastport Fire District has been awarded a $313,334 grant for communication equipment through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program.
PATCHOGUE - A soldier who made the ultimate sacrifice in World War II was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart on Friday.
Pfc. Roy B. DeWitt was shot in the foot in Holland and became a prisoner of war. He died in 1944 and was buried in Belgium.
To the Editor:
Anyone associating themselves with the KKK and Nazism is associating themselves with hatred, bigotry, racism, intolerance and a tremendously inhumane past filled with horrible evil. This is one of the extremes that exist in our society that has a long history of trying to tear us apart.
Hauppauge, NY - August 11, 2017 - On August 10, 2017, New York Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-NY-01) visited bicycle product manufacturer Finish Line Technologies to learn more about the economic impact of the $88 billion U.S. bicycle industry and to discuss important federal policies that affect bike business.
On Monday, August 7, 2017, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) hosted Mobile Office Hours at the Mastic Fire House in Mastic. At the Mobile Office Hours, Congressman Zeldin was able to meet with many NY-1 constituents to discuss a wide range of issues, such as the National Flood Insurance Program, veterans’ affairs, and health care.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill July 25 to prevent the sale of Plum Island by the federal government to the highest bidder for the second time.
The Mastic Fire Department was Congressman Lee Zeldin's mobile office on Monday where he talked to his constituents one-on-one.
Zeldin has hosted these mobile office hours for several years since he was in the Senate. He says it's a good opportunity to bring his office to the constituents and hear about important issues.
Stony Brook University has received a nearly $170,000 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to support marine science and fisheries research. The money will be used to improve management of protected species of fish and marine mammals within what is called the Northeast United States Large Marine Ecosystem.
On Long Island, so much of our economy and way of life are connected to the water around us. Fishing is a treasured part of our identities as Long Islanders.
SOUTHOLD, NY — A joyful crowd beaming with pride filled Brecknock Hall in Greenport Saturday morning as six Boy Scouts from Troop 6 in Southold earned the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout at their Court of Honor.
So many beaming parents and friends attended the event that they spilled out of the front door and filled every corner of the graceful space.