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.
Perhaps no other issue this election cycle has as many New Yorkers outraged over the excesses of government overreach than Andrew Cuomo’s NYSAFE Act, which severely infringes on second amendment protections. Republican Mark Grisanti was instrumental to the law’s passage.
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
The embattled freshman State Senator Marc Panepinto has not indicated whether or not he will step aside after a single term. Political experts say that Panepinto is among the weakest Democrats that the party could run for the highly competitive