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

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

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’

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?

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

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

“…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

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

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

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

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

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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