On October 17th, Newsday endorsed Rich Schaffer for Town of Babylon Supervisor. See below for text of their endorsement.
Editorial: Elect Schaffer for Babylon supervisor
As if to prove that you can come home again, Babylon Supervisor Richard Schaffer is back at his former job and reveling in it.
The town board appointed him to the job this year to fill the vacancy left when Steve Bellone was elected Suffolk County executive. Now Schaffer is running for the one year left on Bellone's term.
As he did at the end of his 1992-2001 tour as supervisor, Schaffer, 48, of North Babylon, wears two hats: supervisor and chairman of the Suffolk County Democratic Committee. That raises the question: Can he handle...| read more ››