Mike Balsamo is a seasoned writer, reporter, and politico. Born and raised in Queens, Mike is a true New Yorker. After moving to Port Jefferson, Long Island, Mike served as editor-in-chief of “The Warrior” and covered a front cover, investigative report unveiling a recycling scandal plaguing the local school district. Since then, Mike’s work has been featured in multiple regional newspapers and award-winning political blogs. Mike is a regular contributor to Patch.com, AOL's Community News Website and Suffolk News Network. Contact Mike at this address or follow Twitter.