At a recent meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature, this startling statistic was discussed: Each day in New York State, some 50,000 cars illegally pass a stopped school bus that has its lights flashing and is picking up or dropping off children. READ
As we head into fall here in America, the U.S. House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry into President Trump has captured our attention. READ
There are few bigger thrills for us as a media organization than our annual People of the Year awards. The winners’ stories of community service, dedication and perseverance are always inspirational.
Choosing the recipients is a painstaking process. It takes several months to compile all the information on the winners and produce the mini-documentaries that we present at the formal awards ceremony in March. But it’s worth it every time when we see their genuine thanks and joy. READ
Mattituck has big plans for its future. They include a host of changes that will reshape the hamlet, all built around the concept of a walkable business area, complete with a fundamentally new road design where Main Road passes Love Lane and Old Sound Avenue. READ
Last week, the Suffolk County Legislature took a bold step forward in dealing with the issue of climate change and its impact on our towns, hamlets and neighborhoods. READ
On May 9, we published our “ground rules for political letters this election season” so everyone would know what we’re trying to accomplish at our newspapers as we head toward November. READ
A map of warming temperatures across the United States that ran this month in The Washington Post shows that all of Long Island has already approached a significant threshold in how scientists measure climate change and its future impact. READ
Vaping remains a relatively new phenomenon, perceived by some as a safer alternative to cigarettes. Health officials continue to face an uphill battle to combat those ideas, specifically among teenagers, who are easy targets for marketers of the products. READ
One weekend in July highlighted the importance of boater safety.
Consider the tragedies Suffolk County police responded to on consecutive days. READ
The sound bites on early morning news shows last Sunday seemed odd at first. The mayor of Dayton, Ohio, could be seen speaking, confirming the gruesome details of a deadly shooting that left multiple people dead. READ