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  • Suffolk's Levy, after apology, jokes about his week

     
    A day after his televised speech apologizing for comments that appeared to trivialize the murder of Ecuadorean immigrant Marcelo Lucero, Suffolk Executive Steve Levy joked in public about the week he???d been having. Appearing at an energy forum at the......
  • Wednesday 10: Barackonomics

     
    Obama pledged to scour the federal budget for savings in a news conference yesterday, but couldn't name a single federal program he would cut. He seems to have decided to play a higher profile role in reassuring the country......
  • Ten for Wednesday morning: No Senate 60

     
    Republican Saxby Chambliss won the Georgia Senate runoff, so Democrats will not get the filibuster-proof super-majority of 60 and Republicans -- if they hang together -- will still have a modicum of power in Obama's Washington. Public officials like......
  • PBA success in wagging Conservatives hard to gauge

     
    From Rick Brand, reporting from Suffolk: The locked box is open, and elections officials say the Suffolk Conservative Party has 2,485 new enrollees. But it???s unclear just how many signed up due to a Suffolk PBA campaign to boost......
  • Levy for the record: Hate-crime stats match the norm

     
    From Reid Epstein, reporting from Suffolk: The Suffolk Police Department???s official hate crime statistics, which show one anti-Hispanic hate crime in 2007 ??? down from 15 in 2004 ??? have been questioned by immigrant and Latino activists and county.......
  • Levy draws fire for haling funding he wanted to block

     
    Call them dueling letters, says Newsday's Rick Brand, who reports: Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy irked some county lawmakers sending letters appearing to take credit for funding contract agencies even though he earlier vetoed money intended for...
  • Friday comment contest winner

     
    Thanks for all the clever J.J. Putz cracks, but official WatchDog policy is to leave the newest Met alone when it comes to his name. Instead, this week's comment contest has a Nets theme, to coincide with the latest news......
  • Substance: Questions Caroline doesn't have time for

     
    Caroline Kennedy's Senate candidacy seems to be based on her name, her celebrity, and her support among some Democratic powerbrokers and non-Democrat VIPs like Bloomberg. She gives every appearance of considering substance -- where she stands -- beside...
  • Substance: Caroline answers some questions

     
    After a week spent touching base with New York powerbrokers in her quest for Hillary Clinton's Senate seat, Caroline Kennedy today began answering some substantive questions to sketch out where she stands on the issues. In an item yesterday,......
  • Golf pros swing at Suffolk bid for green; Levy balks

     
    Rick Brand reports that Suffolk may be moving toward a three-day weekend ??? when it comes to golf rates. Word that Friday golfers would soon pay the higher weekend rate ??? a $2 increase ??? came in a recent......
  • Islip's Pam Greene moves into county real-estate post

     
    Rick Brand reports on an interesting political appointment: Former Republican Islip town board member Pamela Greene quietly landed, at year???s end, in a Suffolk County job as assistant director of real estate, which pays $89,262 a year. James Burke, who....
  • Malcolm: Last stop, Long Island

     
    Having paid his respects upstate and in NYC last week, new Senate Majority Leader Malcolm Smith finally gets around to visiting Long Island, next week. Message, anyone? Albany Bureau Chief Madore reports: "Senate Majority Leader Malcolm Smith plans to.......