A community rally to denounce the separation of migrant families at the U.S. border and advocate for their reunification will take place Saturday, June 30, at Mitchell Park in Greenport.
The North Fork Spanish Apostolate is sponsoring the #FamiliesBelongTogether gathering, which will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. READ
County Executive Steve Bellone called the federal tax bill a “potential catastrophe” for Long Island Monday morning in a conference call with local reporters.
Stephen Bannon, President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, is to attend a fundraiser next month for Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley).
A grassroots effort is underway among political activists to persuade second-home owners across the North Fork to register to vote here rather than at their primary residences.
The goal, organizers said, is to shift a predominantly Republican area toward the Democratic side, increase public engagement in elections and educate second-home owners about their right to vote here.
Immigration to America is one of the most contentious political issues of the day. Who gets to come here and work and who gets to stay has been hotly and emotionally debated for years, even more so this week with the president’s decision to end the so-called Dreamers program that allowed some 800,000 young people who entered the country without proper paperwork to stay.
North Fork business owners may be in trouble next summer if the J-1 work visa program is discontinued.
The J-1 program allows students from foreign countries to come to the United States during the summer to work. They are legal workers who pay taxes and provide help to employers who request them.
President Donald Trump said he has a message for violent gang members in the United States that he made clear during a speech Friday afternoon in Brentwood before an auditorium filled with local law enforcement: “We will find you, we will arrest you, we will jail you and we will deport you.” READ
Organizations across the North Fork and Riverhead dedicated to helping the poorest and neediest may lose federal funding due to cuts proposed in the 2018 federal budget “blueprint” submitted by President Donald Trump.
A Russian ship — reportedly an intelligence vessel — was spotted sailing up the East Coast near Long Island in international waters, the U.S. Coast Guard confirmed Wednesday.
Being of a certain age, I still like to buy the print editions of English-language newspapers when traveling abroad. And I’ve been able to get them, even in countries like China and Myanmar (Burma), where press freedom is severely restricted. But in Moscow two years ago, there was an unwelcome surprise. READ