Assemb. James Conte focused on serving community
Huntington Station is going to miss James Conte, the straight-talking state assemblyman who stood up for his hometown.
It takes an unusually strong person to stand against criticism, and a stronger public official to take one position when others are taking the opposite stance.
Conte did just that, in word and in deed. And he did it more than once.
In 2004, when Conte, who died...