02/24/17 2:00pm
02/24/2017 2:00 PM

GSA student clubs

State officials have confirmed that transgender students in New York public schools are still allowed to choose whichever bathroom matches their gender identity, despite President Donald Trump’s decision to rescind a federal law mandating that schools grant them that right.

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02/23/17 6:00am

Orient Methodist Church meeting

It was unusual: The pews at the recently shuttered Orient United Methodist Church were filled this past weekend. Rather than gathering for a sermon, however, locals flocked there Saturday morning to hear from the Oysterponds Historical Society and Orient Association about the building’s future.

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02/23/17 5:50am

Lee Zeldin office Riverhead

On Saturday, one New York congressman spent about five hours hosting a pair of town hall meetings in his district. Another took to Facebook to explain why he has no interest in holding such an event.

The two elected officials are both Republicans and, so far, each has voted in line with the political views of President Donald Trump 100 percent of the time. Both have also faced protests from constituents.

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02/22/17 6:00am

Steve King

When it opened in 1977, East End Sporting Goods was one of the first stores of its kind in the area. Steve King, then a full-time high school teacher, had a passion and an idea to start something new on the North Fork. Business has certainly changed through the years, expanding to meet tourism trends and needs of local clients.

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