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Zeldin: There must be answers and accountability for New York’s nursing home deaths

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New York's policy guidance actively put long-term care residents at risk, Rep. Lee Zeldin argues. He calls for answers on the state's high death toll among long-term care residents.

Does the Riverhead Board of Education need BOCES to hire a new superintendent?

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What is Riverhead Central Faculty Association president Greg Wallace talking about with his reference to conducting the interview process for a new...

Eliminating Riverhead’s Latin program would a colossal mistake

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To the Editor: Our family lived in Riverhead for nearly 30 years during which time both our daughters attended the...

The value of studying Latin endures for a lifetime

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I want to echo the sentiments of Virginia Campbell with regard to phasing out Riverhead High School's Latin language program.

Dismantling Riverhead’s Latin program would be both a disservice and an insult

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"Latin is so much more than learning a dead language. It is learning how languages work, it is a building block for English and other Romance languages, it is gaining the ability to analyze language, to applying critical thinking to texts, and to understanding so much of the basis of law, government, literature, and art not only of the past, but of today." Guest column by Dr. Virginia Campbell, a Professor of Classics at the University of Leeds in Englandand a 1994 graduate of Riverhead High School, where she first studied Latin under the tutelage of 'Doc' Greenberger.

We need trust, not barriers

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When a white man started an argument with protesters at the end of the Black Lives Matter protest Saturday, Riverhead police formed a barricade between him and the protesters, as if to protect him. Guest column by Lawrence Street.

Riverhead clergy: We will not remain silent

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To the Editor: Another unarmed black man has died at the hands of police, and...

A plea for unity and love

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To the Editor: The large-scale division that continues to plague our nation has and continues...

Don’t let snap judgments lead to injustice

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To the Editor: We have all been guilty at one time or another of prejudging...
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VA undersecretary says thanks

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VA Undersecretary for Memorial Affairs Randy Reeves expresses appreciation for coverage of Memorial Day ceremony at Calverton National Cemetery.
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