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Kiely & Schiavoni To Seek Fred Thiele’s Seat

Pictured Above: Left: Tommy John Schiavoni gave a pitch for Peconic County to the Suffolk County Legislature in 2023. Right: Stephen Kiely at a debate seeking a seat on the Southold Town Board in the fall of 2023. One week after New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. announced he will not be seeking re-election after nearly 30 years in office, two candidates have stepped forward to run for
State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. at a 2018 candidate debate.
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State Assemblyman Fred Thiele Will Not Seek Reelection

After nearly 30 years serving in the New York State Assembly, State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. announced Monday, Feb. 12 that he will not be seeking re-election this fall. Mr. Thiele, 70, who prior to being elected in 1995 to serve in the State Assembly had been a Southampton Town Supervisor and Suffolk County Legislator, has become known throughout his tenure for his dedication to protecting the environment and
Anthony Palumbo and Sarah Anker
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Anker Launches Bid to Take On Palumbo This November

Former Democratic Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker announced Feb. 5 that she will be running for the First District State Senate seat held for the past four years by Anthony Palumbo, on the heels of Mr. Palumbo announcing his bid for re-election on Jan. 31. The First Senate District includes the northern portion of Brookhaven Town and the five East End towns — East Hampton, Riverhead, Shelter Island, Southampton and