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We can all take steps to help protect wildlife

People who come to the rescue of wildlife in distress are angels on earth. We can all make their jobs easier and help prevent wildlife injuries and deaths in the first place.

This is a time for unity in Riverhead, not division: Vote yes on the school budget

It is reprehensible that during a pandemic, a time when all of us are navigating life under new rules just to remain safe and keep our communities safe, there are those who think it appropriate to attack others and sow division in our community. It is more important than ever to stay focused on what is most important: unity in our community.

It’s time to open up Town Hall again

The town supervisor must stop hiding behind COVID and open up Town Hall on May 19. Guest column by Kathleen McGraw of Northville

Let’s not allow accountability to overshadow forgiveness

One of my deepest fears is that our amazing officers of the law who every day are challenged with danger and issues when being peace officers, will be mistakenly judged when incidents like this emerge from the shadows to tarnish how people view them.

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...