Ex-Nassau congressman Norman Lent, 81, dies
Norman Lent, one of Nassau County's longest serving and most influential congressmen, died Monday of cancer complications at his home in Arlington, Va. He was 81.
Lent, a Republican, retired from Congress in 1992 after serving his South Shore district for 22 years. His 71 percent margin of victory in 1988 stands as the largest ever of any Long Island congressman.
"The essence of the...