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Congressional Debate To Be Held In Bridgehampton On Monday

Publication: The Southampton Press
  Oct 10, 2012 12:51 PM

The second in a series of congressional debates hosted by The Press News Group and the Times/Review News Group of Riverhead will take place 
Monday night in Bridgehampton.

The debate will feature Democratic U.S. Representative Tim Bishop of Southampton and Republican challenger Randy Altschuler of St. James.

The debate is scheduled for 7 p.m. this Monday, October 15, at the Bridgehampton 
High School. The first half of that debate will focus on jobs and the economy, the second half of that debate will 
also be open to general questions.

Joe Shaw, executive editor of The Press News Group, publishers of The Southampton Press Eastern Edition, The Southampton Press Western Edition and The East Hampton Press newspapers, as well as 27east.com, will moderate Monday’s debate. It will be simulcast on Southampton public radio station WPPB 88.3 FM.

The series began with a debate in Riverhead last week. It will conclude as the two newspaper groups co-sponsor a debate hosted by the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons, which will take place on Thursday, October 25, at 7 p.m., at the Westhampton Beach High School on Lilac Road in Westhampton Beach.

The debates are free and open to the public.

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Just so that people know their options for Monday night, Oct. 15, there is also a debate that evening sponsored by the League of Women Voters between State Senator Ken LaValle and his challenger, Southampton Town Councilwoman Bridget Fleming. It will be at 7:00 PM at the Hampton Bays Senior Center on 25 Ponquogue Ave (west end of King Kullen parking lot) in Hampton Bays.

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