Patchogue Patch: Candidates Facing Off In Medford On Diversity Issues Tuesday

Candidates Facing Off In Medford On Diversity Issues Tuesday

Debate featuring Brookhaven Town Supervisor and Suffolk County Seventh District candidates.

A bilingual candidate forum on diversity featuring Brookhaven Town Supervisor and Suffolk County Legislator Seventh District candidates is taking place Tuesday at the Gordon Heights Fire House, 23 Hawkins Ave. in the Medford section of Gordon Heights at 7 p.m.

The event, hosted by The Long Island Civic Engagement Table, Long Island Wins and Gordon Heights civic groups will feature Supervisor candidates incumbent Ed Romaine (R-Moriches) and Vivian Viloria-Fisher (D-Setauket), and at least incumbent Rob Calarco (D-Patchogue) from the seventh district race. Calarco's challenger, John Halverson (R-Patchogue) is listed as invited in the organization's announcement but not yet confirmed.

The candidates will be taking questions from Suffolk County organizations, and will feature simultaneous interpretation. The debate is planned to cover how the candidates will strengthen and support diverse communities in Suffolk County, the economy and social policy, the announcement said.

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