The widely respected former State Senator Alfred T. Coppola is advocating for the restoration of an outer harbor lighthouse near the former Bethlehem Steel plant. Coppola, an elder statesman of local politics, has been asked to come out of retirement. He is contemplating a return to the State Senate.
The newly elected State Senator from the 60th district, Marc Panepinto won his general election narrowly with only 34% of the vote. He won his primary even more narrowly, by 383 votes. The local Democratic Party has remained historically fractured by infighting
BY MATT RICCHIAZZI The retired State Senator and widely respected elder statesman of local politics, Al Coppola is seeking the Democratic Party nomination for the 60th district seat — a swing district that frequently determines control of the legislative chamber
NYSUT regional president Mike Deely is being criticized by education activists for his handling of the teachers unions’ political spending in the 60th State Senate district. Two years ago, Deely spent heavily on an aggressively negative campaign against incumbent Senator Mark Grisanti