I first met Howard Meinke about 80 years ago, when his parents were building a summer place right next door to where my grandfather was building on Nassau Point. Not long ago I gave Howard a picture of the two of us, his cousin Martha Jane and my sister Betty taken where his dad was working on their house. (more…)
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In the past few months, this newspaper has editorialized more than once on the town’s budget situation. It faces a $1.6 million deficit in 2015 — and no formal budget has even been presented yet. (more…)
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I would first like to thank all who responded and support us at the Long Island Science Center. I, Michelle Pelletier, am current Executive Director at the Long Island Science Center (LISC) and have been for 2.5 years. Please allow me to address all issues on this forum and article. (more…)
The closing of four and likely five of the dozen casino hotels in Atlantic City should cause public officials in Suffolk County and New York State to wake up.
After reading Michael White’s article about taxis and women, I decided to write about my experiences with taxis here in Riverhead through the years, and offer some advice. (more…)
The Riverhead Project in downtown Riverhead. (Credit: File Photo)
Some of the reaction to the news that The Riverhead Project has closed its doors has really bothered me these past couple of weeks.
I can’t say I’m exactly shocked by the closure. Nor was I surprised at all by the quasi-celebratory reaction from some of our readers. (more…)
Andrew Hubner of Shoreham-Wading River High School, physics teacher Andrew Kolchin, Asia McElroy from Riverhead High School and former Riverhead High School student Phil Becker of Bay Shore do some experiments with Newton’s Cradle Friday at BOCES’ new Regional STEM high school in Bellport. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
Any regular consumer of news beyond the local level won’t find it shocking to hear that the United States has fallen behind many other developed countries in science and technology achievement. (more…)