04/18/19 5:55am
04/18/2019 5:55 AM
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Last month, New York State Attorney General Letitia James filed what was billed as the nation’s most extensive lawsuit against the manufacturers and distributors of opioids, citing the drug’s role in thousands of deaths across the country.

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03/31/19 8:07am
03/31/2019 8:07 AM

The Suffolk County Historical Society in Riverhead is one of the county’s genuine treasures. The holdings of this 133-year-old institution include furnishings, important paintings and other artwork, and its library is a trove of primary-source documents favored by researchers and historians.  READ

03/14/19 5:00am
03/14/2019 5:00 AM

More than 80 minutes into a Greenport Village candidate forum Monday night at Floyd Memorial Library, a resident prefaced a question by saying: “I wish we had four spots for trustee.”

The standing-room-only audience applauded. It was easy to see why. READ

03/09/19 6:00am
03/09/2019 6:00 AM

As America continues to struggle with the opioid epidemic, Suffolk County has taken a major step forward in trying to cope with the crisis more effectively — and closer to home.

On Monday, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held in Hauppauge for the opening of a unique crisis center for individuals and their families struggling with opioid and mental health issues. READ

02/23/19 5:44am
02/23/2019 5:44 AM

At some point in recent days, a sign was posted on a pole in Riverhead’s Polish Town that reads: “Better dead than red.” Under the banner is the web address for the group behind the sign: PATRIOTFRONT.US.

Patriot Front, said to have been formed by a teenager named Thomas Rousseau, is an offshoot of a group called Vanguard America, whose members were active in the violent Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., in 2017. READ