Over the course of the past 15 years, Louisa Hargrave has written more than 350 columns for this newspaper. For much of that time, her column has also been published in the Southampton Press. With this week’s issue, she makes her final contribution. READ
Anyone who’s paid attention to the short-term rental issue in Southold Town in the past year knows the number of people speaking for and against the proposed law is fairly even. READ
“Chris Cuddihy is at it again.”
So began the Facebook message we received over the weekend, telling us that the Riverside man who’s rowed across the Atlantic Ocean, ran seven marathons on seven continents in seven days, and run around downtown Riverhead for 24 hours straight — four times — was now running across Suffolk County to raise funds for veterans in the area. READ
Our family is overwhelmed by the outpouring of concern, generous food and practical donations, helping hands, temporary sheltering and monetary gifts. We feel very blessed to live on the North Fork where community values are apparent every day. READ
Every year, the subject of our failing educational system appears ad nauseam, in particular when a politician wants to garner your vote.
Editorials typically tend to focus on hard-hitting topics.
I don’t think Nintendo’s newest gaming system can save the princess this time.
Every several years or so a legislator is called upon to cast a momentous vote in which the stakes are high and both sides of the issue are vociferous in their views.
Over the years, I have learned that the best way to treat such decisions is to study the issue carefully, hear the full, unfiltered explanation of those for and against, and then, without regard to pressure, politics or party, make a decision solely based on the merits. READ
Two weeks ago, Abigail Field, a lawyer hired to represent a group of homeowners in Southold Town that would profit from the new “short-term rental” phenomenon, published a Guest Spot critical of Southold Town Board’s efforts to institute a 14-night minimum rental stay. READ
Residents across Long Island whose wallets continue to be squeezed by electric rates higher than nearly anywhere else in the country didn’t need to read a 34-page audit to know that current costs are unsustainable and unacceptable.