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VOTERS GUIDE Long Island Voters Guide: Nov. 7, 2023 general election

Joseph M. Manfredi

Joseph M. Manfredi is running for Council Member, City of Glen Cove

Joseph M. Manfredi

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  • Manfredi, 49, of Glen Cove, is the manager of OWWR, SUNY Old Westbury’s web radio station, and is making his first run for public office.
  • He is a former adjunct faculty member at Long Island University and currently is a lecturer in SUNY Old Westbury’s American Studies/media and communications program.
  • Manfredi, who previously worked at News 12 Long Island and WABC/7, was inducted last year into the WCWP/88.1 FM Hall of Fame, which honors LIU alumni who are prominent in the radio and television industries.


  • Manfredi said he is running for city council because “I have an opportunity to make a difference and create change in the community.”
  • He said he wants the city to move forward with its plans to establish ferry service from Glen Cove to Manhattan, a move that he said would bring other Long Islanders to the city.
  • “I want to ensure that we revitalize the downtown business area to help the small-business owners thrive here,” he said.

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