Village of Ocean Beach Trustee-Elects

Steven Losquardo with Ian Levine.

Jennifer Moritz being congratulated by Ocean Beach Mayor James S. Mallott.

It has been a long election race, but the numbers are in and its not status-quo in Ocean Beach. Challenger candidates Ian Levine and Jennifer Moritz won handily over the incumbents. Out of 482 votes cast (357 in-person/125 absentee) longtime Ocean Beach Fire Department Chief Ian Levine led by 202 votes. Jennifer Moritz was not far behind with 195 votes. Robert Cernilli came in third place with 158 votes. Incumbents Matthew Blake and Christopher Norris trailed behind at 138 and 136 votes respectively. Stay tuned for our in-depth coverage about how the Ocean Beach Village vote went and why in next week’s edition of Fire Island News, on newsstands June 9, 2023.