- Getting to know one another as people, rather than stereotypes, is the key to ending racial strife in America.
- The $17.7 billion acquisition of Cablevision by Netherlands-based Altice last month has left the fate of Long Island’s only daily newspaper uncertain.
- America’s conversion to a gambling nation has fed government’s addiction to growth. A tribal casino for L.I. is not as far-fetched an idea as it may have seemed — and the Calverton Enterprise Park continues to be the subject of discussion among developers, real estate brokers, bankers and politicians.
- College graduates carrying tens of thousands in student debt into their 40s, can’t save money for the down payment on houses or cars, can’t find their way out of their parents’ homes, save for retirement or accumulate enough capital to start a new business. See the student loan debt clock as it ticks ...
In My Opinion
- Without my realizing it early on, Kitty set an eye-opening example of the woman I could be to: confident in what I believe in and who I am, and not afraid to speak out or apologize for any of it.
- Guest column by Larry Simms questions propriety of town’s settlement with Grapes and Greens/Cider House owner.
A remembrance: Vince Tria, the driving force behind restoration of Vail-Leavitt Music Hall and Riverhead Blues FestivalVince Tria’s drive and dedication made possible the re-opening the Vail-Leavitt Music Hall and breathed new life into the Riverhead Blues .
- Student’s mother wishes a heartfelt goodbye to a retiring ESL teacher who made a world of difference in her life when she was a young child, new to the district, the country and the culture.
- Letter of thanks from Laurie Downs, who was elected May 17 to a three-year term on the Riverhead Board of Education.
- Assemblyman Fred Thiele called an ‘invitation’ only, closed-door meeting of ‘stakeholders’ to discuss LIRR’s East End service. Stakeholders, as defined by Thiele and the LIRR, don’t include the public — taxpayers, riders or members of the press.