U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin Cancels Southampton Village Event After Rally In East Patchogue
on Feb 6, 2017
U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin, who was reelected to represent the 1st Congressional District in November, has canceled an upcoming event for constituents at the Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton Village... more
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