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.
Freshman State Senator Marc Panepinto has been called the weakest incumbent in the chamber, having won his district with just over 31% of the vote with current polling putting the incumbent at only 34% in a hypothetical Republican matchup. Despite
BY TONY FARINA The 60th District State Senate race has it all: what appears to be a serious GOP primary challenge from Kevin Stocker to the endorsed candidate, Chris Jacobs; a Democratic primary contest including upstart community activist Amber Small,
Perhaps no other issue has riled environmentalists more feverishly than the prospect of large scale hydrologic fracturing in New York. The natural gas extraction process known colloquially as “fracking” shatters the earth’s deep rock sediments, unleashing natural gas wells that seep to the