Last week, a far-reaching discovery was made in a muddy river bottom in Alabama. It is a discovery that speaks to our history, and to the past we as a nation still struggle to understand and, in some ways, come to terms with. This American journey, this grand experiment in “we the people,” is dependent on knowing where we’ve been. It is dependent on facts. (more…)
Members of the Tuthill family arrived on the North Fork in the mid-17th century, among the very first English immigrants to begin new lives here on extraordinarily fertile land bracketed by salt water.
On Tuesday, voters in Riverhead and Southold towns will go to the polls to vote on school district budgets. Several districts are offering propositions along with their budgets, and voters will need to read those closely before making a decision.
We all know there are far too many deer on the North Fork, and that efforts to sharply reduce their numbers have had limited success. The spread of tick-borne diseases makes the deer — who carry the ticks — a public health menace, and they should be treated as such by county and state health officials.
With all due respect to Ms. Flatley, Ms. Efron and Ms. Peabody (and Mr. Werkmeister), I believe they make several statements that are either ill-informed or perhaps intentionally misleading (“Scenes from the U.S. border,” April 25). First, lest I be called a racist for my border-control opinions, I’d like to point out that El Paso was my hometown for 30 years, and that both my children are married to Mexican-Americans.