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Why we should embrace diversity, equity and inclusion in our schools

DEI is a necessary component if we are to educate the next generation to understand the world around them. This is especially true on Long Island, which is one of the most segregated areas in the country. Featured letter from veteran educator

Is Riverhead’s loose leaves pickup service gone for good?

In this letter, Wading River resident Steven Marcus asks about the fate of Riverhead's loose leaves pickup service.

EPCAL drag strip would be a positive thing for Riverhead

To the Editor: I personally feel having the drag strip at EPCAL is a positive thing for Riverhead and...

Hariri: Officials have ‘failed miserably’ on immigration issues

Letter to the editor: Officials have failed miserably in addressing the impact of the arrival of large numbers of poor immigrants in Riverhead.

Why vote for in the school election May 18? There are lots of reasons.

If you’re like 85% of the school district’s residents, you don't usually vote in school district elections.

‘The very last thing Riverhead needs is a drag strip’

A drag strip will mean noise pollution, air pollution, traffic congestion, and historically unruly and destructive crowds.

Drag racing proposals require thorough investigation

The town board should carefully review the proposals for drag racing at the Calverton Enterprise Park for impacts on traffic, noise and town resources.

Thanks for successful town clean-up

On Saturday, April 17, more than 200 hard-working volunteers could be seen picking up trash in the parks, beaches and roadsides of every hamlet in town.

Let’s put community ahead of personal gain

With development constantly changing the character of Riverhead, we need to know that whoever is making decisions is doing so in the best interest of the town.

Do we really need an anti-Semite supporter running for governor?

Does Zeldin really think that he stands a snowflake's chance in hell to win the race for governor of New York? Zeldin would be better suited to run for Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan.