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SYDNEY K. MARTIN
- Martin, 64, of Massapequa, is a retired firefighter. He is the assistant pastor of Destiny House Christian Church in Freeport.
- Through his church, he provides support to young people who age out of the foster care system.
- He ministers to men incarcerated at the Nassau County Correctional Center in East Meadow to help them integrate back into society.
- Martin said that if elected he will educate young people about the dangers of fentanyl, which he said is destroying families in the community.
- He said he will push for the council moving from councilmanic terms, where council members are elected on a townwide basis, to one where council members represent their own community.
- He said he wants to address quality-of-life issues like equitable services for all, and also focus on affordable housing for middle- and working-class residents.