Once again we celebrate the life of an extraordinary freedom fighter Dr. Martin L. King Jr.
Once again the radio waves are filled with his famous “I Have A Dream” speech.
There have been symbolic marches and speeches about freedom throughout the country as most of us celebrated the federal holiday. Many have the day off to “dream.”
Yet the question is: “Wasn’t Dr. King’s life more than that one speech?” READ
What was the point of Diana Gordon’s article about embracing immigrants? Few people are unwelcoming to immigrants and fewer still oppose immigration. READ
To the editor:
The Dec. 24 article “First Congregational gets a grand present,” written by staff writer Nicole Smith, described beautifully the struggle the members of First Congregational Church endured for the past seven months. READ
The hamlet of Jamesport, on the bay
is a place where visitors decide to stay.
The enormous revitalization project in Riverside will negatively impact not only the hamlet but the surrounding communities. Here are some concerns we must address before the project is passed: (more…)
I am writing in response to the News-Review’s recent editorial entitled “County Planning ‘Alliance’ Should Be Put On Hold.” The editorial is correct in saying that while the measure has good intentions, it should be tabled until the proposal is more fine-tuned. READ
The Town elections are in the history books and whether you are a Democrat or a Republican, what should trouble us all, is how few people voted this year. Each November less and less voters come to the polls. Part of the reason is people don’t feel they can make a difference. READ
The following are a collection of letters that ran in the Nov. 26 edition of the Riverhead News-Review: READ