Tom Schiliro gets nod to challenge Anthony Palumbo for 2nd District seat
Manorville resident Tom Schiliro said he has been called a lot of different things throughout the years — sergeant, professor, teacher and television show host — but this November he aims to fulfill his ultimate goal of being called an assemblyman.
On March 25, the 62-year-old Democrat, having secured the Suffolk County Democratic Party nomination, announced he will run for the state's 2nd Assembly District seat against Anthony Palumbo (R-New Suffolk), who was elected in a special election for the position last November.
The seat was vacated last March when Assemblyman Dan Losquadro was elected as Brookhaven Town highway superintendent.
In a recent interview, Schiliro, who is a...| read more ››