Al Krupski said protecting the interests of Suffolk's East End doesn't need to create clashes with county legislators hailing from more-populous western districts, closer to Jamaica, Queens, than Jamesport.
The Democratic Southold town board member -- a fourth-generation farmer -- is seeking to represent the legislature's 1st District, which is Suffolk's largest, stretching from Fishers Island to Center Moriches. A special election will be held Tuesday, two months after former Republican Legis. Edward Romaine was elected Brookhaven Town supervisor.
"I know the issues are different in Huntington than in Orient, but you build relationships and work with people," Krupski said. "I'm also interested in what the issues are in Huntington, so I'm not just going to be yelling for my...| read more ››