Special Election Coverage Begins In Next Week's Wave
With the general election on November 7 coming up in two weeks, next week The Wave will highlight the campaign platforms of the two candidates in the only local contested race - the State Assembly seat in the 23 Assembly District.
Those candidates are the incumbent, Democrat Audrey Pheffer, who has represented Rockaway in the Assembly for fourteen years, and her Republican challenger, Stuart Mirsky, who is a retired New York City Department of Health official Where do the two politicians stand on the major issues impacting on Rockaway and its residents. Those issues include housing, education, vouchers, public school governance, beach access, lifeguard recruitment, crime, eminent domain, Mitchell-Llama buyouts and a host of other topics.
Take a look at what they have to say beginning with next week's edition.
Their answers may delight you or they may anger you, but you can make a valid decision on who best to vote for only if you know how they stand on the issues that interest you and your community.