Assemb. James Conte dies
Assemb. James Conte (R-Huntington Station) who decided not to seek re-election after nearly a quarter century last summer to concentrate on his battle against cancer, died Tuesday.
Conte, 53, died at about 9:30 a.m. at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City where he had been hospitalized since mid-May, said Toni Tepe, Huntington Republican chairwoman.
"It is a great loss for his district,"...