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Aguiar: Kent’s ‘distortions’ are ‘unethical’

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Supervisor Yvette Aguiar defends the wall erected at the Town Hall entrance and accuses Councilwoman Catherine Kent of 'intentional distortions' for political gain.

Kent: Town Hall should be open and residents welcomed and listened to

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Town Hall belongs to the community, and everyone deserves a say in what happens in and to our town. Guest column by Councilwoman Catherine Kent

‘Cuomo’s hypocrisy knows no bounds’

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Andrew Cuomo the attorney general would have used the full power of his voice and office to end Andrew Cuomo the governor.

Where was Zeldin’s outrage all along?

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Anyone in New York State who believes Lee Zeldin to be a viable candidate to replace Andrew Cuomo should also consider the warning from Aesop, “A man is known by the company he keeps.”

A once-in-a-century year of our lives

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Peconic Bay Medical Center's executive director Amy Loeb reflects on a year of battling COVID-19 on the frontline, "a year we must all remember."

Filling a vacancy with swampy politics

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“…That’s not serious governing. It’s swampy politics.” U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Nebraska), Dec. 31, 2020 And that is exactly...

With ‘a heart full of gratitude’ and ‘a sense of pride and accomplishment,’ Sen. Ken LaValle says farewell

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A farewell message from Sen. Ken LaValle, who is retiring Dec. 31 after a 43-year career as State Senator for the First Senatorial District

Zeldin: New COVID relief bill secures key local wins for NY-1

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Rep. Lee Zeldin highlights local projects and issues addressed in COVID relief package.

Responsible lawmakers do their homework: Giglio isn’t ready for Albany

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This was not an error a multiple-term member of the Board currently seeking a promotion to the New York State Assembly should have made.

Riverhead teacher and COVID survivor urges kindness, respect and trust

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Elementary school teacher Georgette Keller discusses her personal experience with COVID-19 and the anger she initially felt when a school board member called the virus "made-up." She urges the community, especially those in leadership positions, to respect and trust each other — and follow the science.
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