07/02/17 5:58am
07/02/2017 5:58 AM

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With Independence Day this week, we are back in the business of bemoaning that Americans are woefully weak when it comes to having any real knowledge of the history of their country.

Well, not actually bemoaning. Maybe a bit concerned? Amused? Anyway, as a great sage — the name escapes us — once said, “Those who forget history are … are …” You know, something bad will happen.

We think. READ

07/04/15 3:30pm
Now that's some patriotic pride. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Now that’s some patriotic pride. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Southold held its annual Fourth of July parade Saturday afternoon and residents decked out in red, white, and blue lined Main Street from Boisseau Avenue all the way to Tucker’s Lane.

Among the marchers were local dignitaries, scout troops, first responders, and a dozen horses and donkeys. (more…)