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Thiele Endorsement

New York State Assemblyman Fred Thiele has been endorsed by the Sierra Club for his re-election bid in the First Assembly District on Long Island.

The Sierra Club was one of the first large scale environmental preservation organizations worldwide, with three million members and supporters. Notable in its successes, the organization has helped pass the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act.

“I am proud to be endorsed by the Sierra Club and have my work on environmental conservation recognized by such an esteemed organization,” Thiele said. “I have been a long-time advocate for protecting our natural resources, and given the opportunity, I will remain committed to protecting the environment on behalf of my district and all of New York State.”

The upcoming general election is on Tuesday, November 6.

Public Water In Noyac

The Noyac Water District will meet during the regularly scheduled Southampton Town Board work session on Thursday, October 11, at 11 AM.

The district is considering extending public water mains to additional sensitive areas of the hamlet. The meeting will take place at Town Hall at 116 Hamptons Road.

League of Women Voters Debates

State Senator Ken LaValle and the challenger for his First District New York State Senate seat Greg Fischer (D) will debate on Thursday, October 25, at Hampton Bays Senior Center at 25 Ponquogue Avenue at 7 PM. State Assemblyman Fred Thiele (D) and his challenger, Patrick O’Connor will debate the same evening.

The incumbent Congressman Lee Zeldin, a Republican, will square off against his challenger, Perry Gershon (D) on Monday, October 29, at Hampton Bays High School at 88 Argonne Road. All three debates are hosted by the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons.

Compiled by Rick Murphy
rmurphy@indyeastend.com