Zuckerman said he wants to continue moving North Hempstead in a positive direction, including maintaining the Town's Aa1 Moody's bond rating and operating a balanced budget. He also wants to maintain the quality of the roads. If elected, he would continue lobbying for a traffic light at Roslyn Road and Locust Lane, where two teenagers were killed in a car accident last year.
Zuckerman, 47, of East Hills, is running on the Democratic, Independence, Women's Equality and Working Families lines. He is making a second run for the District 2 council seat. He was appointed in January 2014 and won a one-year term in a special election last November. He was previously a decadelong trustee for the Village of East Hills. Zuckerman graduated from Roslyn High School in 1986, Emory University in 1990 and New York Law School in 1993. Since 2004, he's been a partner in the Uniondale-based firm of Peter Zuckerman, Attorney, specializing in real estate and litigation law. He is on the board of directors for Roslyn Booster Basketball and the Roslyn Little League. He is married and has three children.