The great American novelist Marilynne Robinson recently wrote: “We know … our treatment of immigrants threatens the ideal of a just nation. Why are we paralyzed in the face of these issues of freedom and humanity? Why are we alienated from a history that could help us find a deep root in liberality and shared mutual happiness?” READ
As we celebrate Independence Day, it’s worth remembering that the men who signed a document 242 years ago in Philadelphia knew that if things went wrong, they’d be dead weights swinging from the ends of English ropes. READ
The 20th annual Village Merchants Fourth of July parade marched down Southold’s Main Street Tuesday afternoon.
The New Suffolk Civic Association hosted the 25th annual Fourth of July parade down New Suffolk Road Tuesday morning. READ
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…)