Zeldin Offers How To Guide to Preventing Telemarketers

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Congressman Lee Zeldin is combating those pesky telemarketers from calling at all hours, with the release of a new fact sheet. His goal is to educate and inform constituents on how to prevent unwanted telemarketer calls.  The fact sheet even covers what to do when an alleged scam artists use a fraudulent rouse that could be used to solicit

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Town Clerk Secures Six-Figure Grant

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Smithtown Town Clerk, Vinny Puleo is awarded a Shared Services Grant for Department Consolidation By Glenn Rohrbacker Smithtown Town Clerk and Nesconset Fire Commissioner Vinny Puleo was awarded a grant, over $129,000, for the consolidation of services that are projected to save money for the town. The shared services program is growing to be a statewide

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Lake Ronkonkoma Gets New Wastewater Treatment System

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Legislators Leslie Kennedy and Tom Cilmi, joined local civic groups and environmental activists, as Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone signed off on the legislation to fund and install an advanced on-site wastewater treatment system in Lake Ronkonkoma County Park. The Introductory Resolution 1113, to provide funding for the wastewater treatment system, was unanimously approved by

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Congressman Zeldin Goes LIVE from Facebook

Zeldin Live from Facebook

Get ready to go Live with Congressman Lee Zeldin from the comfort of your sofa… Tonight, March 7th, 2017 beginning at 7:30 PM, Congressman Zeldin will host his first Facebook Live session from Washington, DC. Through Facebook Live, the Congressman will  provide an update from the nation’s Capitol regarding what he’s working on in Congress

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Local Priorities in NY-1

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Part 2 of a 2 Part Op-ed Written by Congressman Lee Zeldin (NY-01) In the first part of this two part op-ed, I discussed my local efforts to improve security, the economy, and support for our veterans and law enforcement in the First Congressional District. While these are some of my highest priorities in 2017,

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Smithtown School District Sells NY Avenue Building

Smithtown School District Vote NY Ave Building

A Town Saving Project – Smithtown School District Vote unanimously to sell NY Avenue Building to build a Residential Community, that will Bring Young families back to Smithtown and revitalize our downtown areas. In February of this year, announcements were made that Smithtown School District planned to sell it’s NY Avenue property for transit oriented

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The United States’ Internet Giveaway

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Op-ed Written by Congressman Lee Zeldin (NY-01) At midnight, October 1, 2016, the United States’ oversight of the internet was given away. With so much focus on the Presidential election, many Americans aren’t even aware that this is happening. In the 1960s, the United States launched the U.S. Defense Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA)

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How to Leverage Being a Freshman in the Majority of a Legislature

Freshman Congressman Lee Zeldin

Op-ed Written by Congressman Lee Zeldin (NY-01) I learned as a freshman in the New York State Senate that there is a way to leverage being a freshman in the majority to get a lot accomplished for one’s legislative district. Once learning how and which legislative leaders want me to stay in my position for

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L.I. Elite Attend the Annual Councilman Wehrheim Luncheon

Councilman Ed Wehrheim annual luncheon

The Watermill was packed with elected officials, respected judges and local heroes on Friday afternoon, as Councilman Ed Wehrheim, hosted his annual Luncheon. On Friday, April 22nd, Councilman Wehrheim hosted guest speakers Suffolk County Republican chairman, John Jay LaValle and Congressman Lee Zeldin, during the annual event. The afternoon began with introductions as supporters applauded

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Cabal This: “Anonymous” Op-Ed Debunked

Supervisor Vecchio Author of Smithtown News Editorials and Comments

Last week the Op-Eds in the Smithtown News took me back to kindergarten, where I first learned the saying whoever smelt it dealt it. It’s no secret to Smithtown residents, where those pesky, politically-fueled “Anonymous” Op-Ed’s come from… In fact, a reader was inspired to craft this witty cartoon portraying the real editor of the

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