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News sites should not allow anonymous comments

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I read a very personal attack today about a community activist in the comment section of another local online news publication. The statement...

Lessons in Livingston

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I'm not one of those, "it was meant to be" people. I'm pretty sure Derek Jeter is going to get 3,000 hits because he...

It can all change in an instant

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If you are on this website right now you have probably been following the story of Michael Hubbard a 14 year old Riverhead boy...

Where were you on 9/11?

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I was in Connecticut. I was up early at my home computer monitoring and trading the financial markets as I do every morning. I...

A walk down Main Street

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Plink, Plop, Plop, Plunk, Plunk is the sound rain makes as it begins to fall on a valley of warm concrete on a humid...

Saturday Night…Dead

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I have been known to be too sentimental with some items I own. I had a blue blazer that was one of the most...

Reconnect the disconnect

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A reporter that worked for me seemed particularly distracted, one day I invited her into my office. I asked her “Kathy, you seem...

Who’s your Bill Bodkin?

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  I’m not a New Year’s Eve fan, the holiday has never done much for me, but, there is one thing to look forward...

Spring in winter

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Winter is usually the season for hibernation. People rarely go out. They dress in big coats and cover up their faces. People walk...

Missing JFK Jr.

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Many years ago I took my daughter Courtney to the Mill Pond in Setauket. If you live in the Three Village area walks around...