Several sets of local candidates will be facing off at a debate set for Wednesday, Oct. 24 at the Medford Fire Department at 7 p.m.
The event is being hosted by the Medford Taxpayers & Civic Association.
Announced as attending are state third assembly district candidates; incumbent Assemblyman Dean Murray (R) and challenger Edward Hennessey (D), state third senatorial candidates; incumbent Sen. Lee Zeldin (R) and challenger Frank Genco (D), first congressional district candidates; incumbent Congressman Tim Bishop (D) and challenger Randy Altschuler (R) and Brookhaven Town Supervisor candidates; Edward Romaine (R) and Brian Beedenbender (D).
The guest moderator is journalist Barbara La Monica. Audience members will receive cards for their questions.
The debate is taking place at the department's location at the intersection of Oregon Avenue and Peconic Avenue in Medford. RSVP is recommended to Don Seubert via 631-475-4783 or Harriscrk@aol.com.