March 2017 Long Island village election results

Ten villages across Long Island have contested races for mayor or trustees in Tuesday's elections with a new casino, downtown revitalization, fiscal strength and potholes dominating the issues.



March 2017 Village Elections Contested Races:



Amityville



Dennis Siry is the new mayor of Amityville. He defeated Nick LaLota. The two board incumbents keep their seats.



Mayor:



Nick LaLota -- 1260 votes



Dennis Siry -- 1488 votes



Trustee:



Jessica T. Bernius -- 1340 votes



Kevin P. Smith -- 1434 votes



James Wandell -- 1248 votes



Stephen M. Greenwald -- 1278 votes



Babylon



Incumbents Kevin S. Muldowney and Mary E. Adams defeated former village treasurer Joan Crockett for two trustee seats. 



Trustee:



Mary Adams -- 610 votes



Kevin Muldowney -- 786 votes



Joan Crockett -- 343 votes



Freeport



Mayor Robert Kennedy was re-elected with 3,933 votes, defeating both former Mayor Andrew Hardwick and attorney Stephen Drummond. Hardwick received 1,352 votes and Drummond got 1,331 votes.



Two open trustees seats were won by Kennedy's running mates, Carmen Piñeyro and Ronald Ellerbe, in a race against Juana Prado, Frank Grossman, Phillip Prestamo and Angel Vargas.



Mayor:



Robert Kennedy (incumbent) -- 3,933 votes



Stephen Drummond -- 1,331 votes



Andrew Hardwick -- 1,352 votes



Trustee:



Carmen Piñeyro -- 3,699 votes



Ronald Ellerbe -- 3,714 votes



Philip Prestamo -- 1,288 votes



Angel Vargas -- 1,284 votes



Juana Prado -- 1,502 votes



Frank Grossman -- 1,460 votes



 



Hempstead



Hempstead Councilman Don Ryan upset three-term Mayor Wayne Hall Sr. on Tuesday night. Hall was defeated along with incumbent Councilmen Luis Figueroa and Waylyn Hobbs Jr.



Mayor:



Henry Salgado



Wayne Hall Sr.



Don Ryan



Trustee:



Darrell Garner and Sherina Lucas



Waylyn Hobbs Jr. and Luis Figueroa



Lamont Johnson and Charles Renfroe



 



Bellerose



Bellerose Village Trustee Joseph Juliano won his re-election bid with 183 votes, according to village clerk Rosaleen Shea. Dan Driscoll won the second open trustee seat with 249 votes. Charles Puglisi lost the election with 166 votes. Mayor Henry Schreiber ran for re-election unopposed and won with 288 votes. A total of 333 votes were cast in the election, Shea said.



Trustee:



Joseph Juliano -- 183 votes



Daniel Driscoll -- 249 votes



Charles Puglisi -- 166 votes



 



Massapequa Park



In the race for two open trustee seats, incumbent trustees Daniel Pearl and Tina Schiaffino won re-election according to Village Administrator Peggy Caltabiano.



Trustee:



Daniel M. Pearl -- 919 votes



Tina Schiaffino -- 1,048 votes



Adam H. Dulberg -- 393 votes



Sea Cliff



Challenger Deb McDermott, 49, was by far the top vote-getter among the three candidates vying for two trustee seats with a total of 725 votes. Incumbent Dina Epstein won a second term, getting 466 votes. Incumbent Jeffrey Vitale did not win after getting only 422 votes.



Trustee:



Dina Epstein -- 466 votes



Jeffrey Vitale -- 422 votes



Deborah McDermott -- 725 votes



Islandia



Incumbent Mayor Allan Dorman was re-elected with 507 votes over former trustee Neil J. Munro, who got 258 votes. In the race for two open trustee seats, incumbent trustee Michael Zaleski was re-elected with 484 votes, and newcomer Burhan Kisla was elected with 487 votes. Trustee Diane Olk and newcomer Mario Carbellano received 275 votes. Results from Dorman.



Mayor:



Allan M Dorman -- 507 votes



Neil J Munro -- 258 votes



Trustee:



Michael Zaleski -- 484 votes



Burhan Kisla -- 487 votes



Mario L. Carbellano -- 275 votes 



Diane F. Olk -- 278 - votes



Mastic Beach



Robert Miller is the new mayor of Mastic Beach after defeating trustee Christopher Anderson. The position will be abolished at the end of the year but is needed to guide the municipality back to being an unincorporated part of Brookhaven Town.



Trustee Victor Viola was re-elected, and will be joined by planning board member Fred Krage.



Mayor:



Christopher Anderson -- 573 votes



Robert Miller -- 751 votes



Trustee:



Victor Viola -- 746 votes



Diana M. Soladno -- 581 votes



Fred Krage -- 733 votes



Christopher A. Riccardi -- 583 votes



Greenport



Results were not immediately available for the race between incumbents Mary Bess Phillips and Julia Robins, and resident Paul Kreiling, for the two open trustee seats. Candidate Lucy Clark, also known as Mary Given, told the village board that she dropped out of the race.



Trustee: 



Mary Bess Phillips



Julia Robins



Mary L. Given



Paul Kreiling


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