Gov News: Rice to Run for McCarthy's Seat in Congress

A look at some of the top government stories from around Long Island.

Nassau DA Kathleen Rice (left) to run for Congress in Fourth District after McCarthy's retirement. (File photo)
Nassau DA Kathleen Rice (left) to run for Congress in Fourth District after McCarthy's retirement. (File photo)
As a local news organization, Patch covers stories of all kinds, including news from Town Halls and about elected officials from across Long Island. Here are some of the top government headlines over the past week. 

Rice to Run for McCarthy's Seat in Congress

Kathleen Rice plans to run for Congress after Rep. Carolyn McCarthy announced her retirement. The Nassau County District Attorney announced Wednesday that she will seek election to the Fourth District following McCarthy's departure.

Supervisor: East Hampton 'Not In Position' To Participate in Deer Cull This Year

After weeks of contentious debate over a proposed deer cull meant to thin the herd in East Hampton, Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell announced Friday that the town would not be in a position to participate in the sharpshooter program this year.

BZA Rejects Sonic's Proposal for East Meadow Location

The Hempstead Town Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) decided to reject an application from Sonic Drive-in, which was interested in occupying the space formerly belonging to Rita’s Ices at 1900 Hempstead Turnpike in East Meadow.

Raia to Lead Marathon of Weddings

Huntington Town Clerk Jo-Ann Raia will perform civil marriage ceremonies on Valentine's Day, her 25th year of providing the service.

larry teague February 03, 2014 at 03:35 PM
Santa, I applaud you for your info. The word is that Ms DA was a bit tipsy and was stopped. In fact, it may have happened in Malverne as well. Once, supposedly, she had called a sitting judge. The other time , supposedly, she was driven home as a courtesy. Curious how she will address her "alternative" lifestyle to her conservative constituency. More curious will be her explanation for hiding it for so long. After all, it is 2014. Since the Dems obliterated her in the AG primary, will be fun to watch how the knives come out this time. As a truly dense character, with no personality and even less in the accomplishment dept (unless she thinks chasing teens who cheated on SATs is her highlight), why are we voting for her? She should go ruin more kids lives and let the felons in her part go free
brookhavenconfucius February 03, 2014 at 05:52 PM
larry teague...what an eye opener ! Go to http://www.scribd.com/doc/34838889/NYS-AG-2010-Kathleen-Rice-Questionnaire As you can see, in her answer to a questions in a 2010 questionnaire, from STONE WALL DEMOCRATS OF WNY, specifically QUESTION ONE, she half "comes out" ! Basically she GROVELS to this Bacon Lettuce Tomato (LGBT) upstate group, and it's humiliating to witness !
bob young February 03, 2014 at 06:15 PM
She is par for the course for a lib democrat/marxist. A miscreant unaccomplished hypocrite to the core. Very much like Obama.
bob young February 03, 2014 at 06:16 PM
Actually brookhaven, it is the lettuce, guacamole, bacon and tomato crowd.
brookhavenconfucius February 03, 2014 at 07:01 PM
This makes Rice a WHACK JOB LESBIAN DEMOCRAT SOCIALIST ! Normal tax payers have had ENOUGH of that kind ! EEEE GOD, WHEN SHE COMES OUT, she will be forced, BACK into her closet, hopEfully, OR where ever she came from !
larry teague February 03, 2014 at 09:18 PM
oddly enough, as a middle of the road thinker, I probably would be tolerant of the lifestyle. these days, "to each his/her own" should be our attitude. what makes this so unbearable is her completely dishonest way of outing anybody she can make a headline out of, yet she hides her own beliefs. if she hides these things along with her drinking problem, how are we to trust her with anything of substance? forget about the crime lab, the Hofstra case, the gun owners, the high school kids, and her family getting jobs at the DA office. what a sorrowful representative she would be. how many of her family will she hire?
brookhavenconfucius February 04, 2014 at 12:51 AM
I urge you to to go http://www.scribd.com/doc/34838889/NYS-AG-2010-Kathleen-Rice-Questionnaire ...Read how she covets this BLT group for support ! She pulls out ALL the stops !
christie nicolle February 04, 2014 at 10:19 AM
"the last thing we need is another ranting Marxist in Washington " - Thank You bob young! Seems leftist women like Rice + Hillary want to dismantle everything this country used to stand for.
Get Off My Lawn February 04, 2014 at 12:11 PM
“Rebellion to tyranny is obedience to God.” ― Thomas Jefferson
bob young February 04, 2014 at 01:09 PM
It's time to rid ourselves of those politicians with a tyrannical complex.
christie nicolle February 05, 2014 at 12:12 PM
bob young, you're my hero! Time for you to run for office - may I campaign for you?
bob young February 05, 2014 at 06:14 PM
Just heard the very shrill Rice on a WABC radio show that's on from 5PM to 6PM with two unknown hosts. They interviewed Rice regarding her attempt to lie her way into Congress. She described herself as an Irish Catholic, and non-partisan. Not only is she shrill, but she is a pathological liar. Why cant she just say that she is a radical leftist Marxist and come out of the closet?
larry teague February 06, 2014 at 02:41 PM
word is the Garden City repubs have crafted a strategy to outline the 'discrepencies" in Ms Rice's lifestyle description. seems there may have been a phone video of a 'traffic stop" that Ms Rice was possibly involved in? would be an interesting video to be included in political commercials. this I have got to see
knee jerk February 10, 2014 at 10:46 AM
So Ms. Rice has some baggage, in this country, who doesn't ? Did anyone see the look on her face when her first "John" was acquitted of all charges the other day. To say she was "flushed" would be putting it mildly.
bob young February 10, 2014 at 01:15 PM
Part of DA rice's persecution of the citizen strategy.
Patchogue Snoop February 17, 2014 at 07:36 AM
She hates men, that is clear. So as a lesbian she engages in certain behavior as a lesbian that is considered abnormal by society, then she attacks a group of men that engage in normal hetero sex.....she should be brought up on hate crimes....man hater.....how does that sound!!! LMAO One sign illegally posted for her campaign and I am going to complain to every hack in the county. So she is driving drunk on Long Island while she illegally posts the faces of folks ACCUSED of DWI. Not convicted yet, just accused. Someone needs to put her homely mug on the wall.
knee jerk February 17, 2014 at 01:14 PM
What for, it's in every photo op now!!!
Patchogue Snoop February 18, 2014 at 10:19 AM
True. A typical elitist lib with a chip on her shoulder....men. She is a elitist, she is special and will do well in the fetid cesspool of Congress.
brookhavenconfucius February 18, 2014 at 03:22 PM
SEE HOW MUCH, Our Society, has deprived her of Opportunity ?
Patchogue Snoop March 02, 2014 at 07:40 AM
Any news on her DWIs????
Conservative Underground March 03, 2014 at 12:06 PM
Or how about her crack case against a bunch of John's was thrown out of court.
Patchogue Snoop March 05, 2014 at 09:21 AM
But Ms politically correct hasn't seen the need to bust the many hispanics dealing heroin on the streets in the open to our children brought over the open border to our south. I see it everywhere but that wouldn't suit her run for office now would it? I seems hispanics can say anything these days, demanding more and more welfare, demanding equality, demanding a reward for breaking our laws with citizenship. When was the last time you were REWARDED for commuting any crime? Even a traffic ticket these days comes with absurd penalties, surcharges etc. I'm sick of it and hacks like Rice.
Patchogue Snoop March 15, 2014 at 02:26 PM
I bet she looks good in leather though. Think she ses the whip on men??? LMAO
knee jerk March 15, 2014 at 03:11 PM
Snoop Dog: Most women look good in leather.
Patchogue Snoop March 19, 2014 at 04:52 PM
Most, but not all.....that necklace reminds me of a leash.....subliminal hint she is sending?????? The former hack reminds me of my aunt who smoked three packs a day....I bet she accomplished so much for the taxpayer too...LMFAO
knee jerk March 20, 2014 at 10:48 AM
Got the guns off the street, didn't she?
brookhavenconfucius March 20, 2014 at 11:15 AM
Man whose 'Flush the Johns' case was dismissed plans to sue Nassau Originally published: March 10, 2014 6:00 PM Updated: March 13, 2014 9:56 PM By WILLIAM MURPHY william.murphy@newsday.com http://www.newsday.com/long-island/nassau/man-whose-flush-the-johns-case-was-dismissed-plans-to-sue-nassau-1.7347022
brookhavenconfucius March 21, 2014 at 06:07 AM
PLEASE SANTA CLAUS, give us a preview !
Patchogue Snoop March 29, 2014 at 03:34 PM
Yeah JERK, all the guns are off the street. OMG Check out the new "NAKED AND AFRAID SHOW COMING ON THIS SUNDAY" I think it is our lady in the nude all covered in mud YOWWWW
knee jerk March 29, 2014 at 03:49 PM
Snoop Dog: Scary-I thought the same thing, and it appears from the previews like she disembowels her survival partner in this one.


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