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A local’s tips for tourists: How not to wear out your welcome

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Enjoy our hometown. We make it nice for you so please return the favor and make it nice for us to have you here and want you to come back.

On DACA, the Dream Act and immigration: statement by Rep. Lee Zeldin

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Statement issued by Rep. Lee Zeldin on Sept. 5, 2017 in response to President Donald Trump's decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals executive order issued by Barack Obama.

Barcelona, my hometown, won’t be defeated: Barcelona tiene poder

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A native of Barcelona, Maria Piedrabuena had returned from an extended visit with family just two weeks before the deadly terror attack.

Guest column ‘Peace will come’ — but when?

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At a concert at the Suffolk Theater by Peter Yarrow and Melanie featuring the folk music of the 60s and 70s about peace, love and understanding, a fight broke out in the audience. It temporarily stopped the show and prompted an on-stage discourse on hate and violence by the leader of Peter, Paul and Mary .

In My Opinion Supervisor candidate calls for dissolution of Riverhead IDA

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Eventually you have to ask yourself who is going to pay the taxes in this town? And that finger seems to point directly to the already-overburdened homeowners and small businesses of Riverhead.

In My Opinion: Walter’s ‘hush-hush’ approach on Luminati deal should be raising red flags

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There are too many unanswered questions about the big land deal at the Calverton Enterprise Park.

Opinion: Main Street, meet Queens

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The widespread negative reaction to an architect's rendering of apartment buildings planned for downtown made it perfectly clear: Riverhead residents don't want our historic downtown to be turned into Queens.

Thiele: $7.6 billion bailout for aging upstate nuclear plants a double insult to L.I. ratepayers

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Long Islanders paid for LILCO’s Shoreham mistake so that a nuclear plant would not open. Now the state wants Long Islanders to pay again so that nuclear plants in another part of New York will not close.

In My Opinion Why Riverhead is still missing the mark on downtown revitalization

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Smart growth is needed. This takes planning and a strong commitment to encourage development that provides a variety of housing types, not just rental apartments.

Opinion Congressman Zeldin, your constituents deserve more open, two-way discussion on many important issues

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New York's First District residents deserve a face-to-face meeting with their congressman to discuss many important issues in a two-way conversation.