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New security system at the high school: ‘wasteful, draconian and suspicious’

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Opinion: A Riverhead High School senior questions the motives for the new automated security screening and attendance system, which he says is obtrusive and doesn't work very well. Column by Quint Nigro

Former trustee: ‘Completely dysfunctional’ school board puts personal agendas over students and taxpayers

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Opinion column: Former board member Amelia Lantz takes school board members to task for not being straight with the public on the issue of school security and more.

Zeldin: Long Islanders see opportunity in surging economy

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"Our economy is strong and growing stronger with an economic environment spurring considerable job growth and desperately needed opportunities for American workers."

Beware bait-and-switch economics

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Federal tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans added $2 trillion to the national debt. It's classic bait and switch: talk about improving today’s economy at the expense of tomorrow—then move to cut social security and Medicare benefits to reduce the exploding deficit that results, after election day.

Rep. Lee Zeldin: Economic resurgence shows U.S. is on the right path

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Opinion column by NY-01 Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley): The strong economy is improving the quality of life for Long Island residents.

EPCAL, ethics and hidden agendas: Riverhead must move on

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Triple Five chairman Nader Ghermezien keeps telling us he’s doing us a big favor by coming here. What's really the substance of the company's vaguely stated plans?

Thiele: State’s efforts to relieve impacts of SALT cap will prove futile

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In December 2017, the U.S. Congress enacted a new federal tax bill that placed a $10,000 cap on SALT (State And Local Tax) deductions....

Why the Triple Five plan is the right plan for Riverhead’s future

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Guest column: The plan proposed by Triple Five for the Calverton Enterprise Park promises the kind of jobs our region needs to sustain its economy into the 21st century.

A call for councilwoman’s recusal

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Ms. Giglio’s blatant disregard for following the rules, respecting the process and disregarding her fellow board members for her own interests show her to be unqualified and ineligible to conduct a fair hearing to determine the future of the EPCAL property.

Letter: Housing ICE detainees in Suffolk’s jail is ‘humanitarian’

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The policy enables detainees to stay close to family and have better access to local legal counsel.
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