- The legislature’s compromise under industry pressure ensured the plastic bag law won’t be as effective as needed to deal with the problem.
- The freshman congressman representing the First Congressional District backs and has defended the Republican nominee, who he predicts “will annihilate” Hillary Clinton in his district.
- Blass proposes a new law would require an internet defamer to post a retraction in the same venue of social media everywhere the libel originally appeared. And the original statement would be forever deleted.
- Designated bike routes are not really the “bicycle paths” the signs imply, but often merely the narrowest of shoulders at best.
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 .
- “It’s a shame what this town is turning into.”
- We must keep all of our clean energy sources, including nuclear power, as a bridge to a renewable energy future.
- 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.