In a county as populous and diverse as Suffolk, coordinating the planning efforts of towns and villages should be a priority — especially in the face of the myriad challenges the area faces. Individual municipalities from Shelter Island to Huntington continue to confront issues involving water quality, affordable housing, high-paying jobs and the infrastructure needed to support future development. READ
The following are a collection of letters that ran in the Nov. 26 edition of the Riverhead News-Review: READ
Football, by its very nature, is a physical game. And in recent years, the long-term effects repeated hits to the head can have on a player’s well-being have come into light and been widely reported. READ
I just want to give my heartfelt thank-you to all of Riverhead. The Brendan House is almost done and 12 patients will be treated with great care for traumatic brain injury. READ
I was disturbed to read two health-related articles in the News-Review last week: one involving the charges against physician assistant Michael Troyan for illegally selling oxycodone pills and the other concerning the state’s shutdown of Health Republic, an insurance company. READ
If, like me, you watched every inning of the Mets’ recent run to the World Series, you’re probably familiar with the daily fantasy sports websites FanDuel and DraftKings.
In July, the Suffolk County Comptroller’s office released an audit showing that, due to low staffing levels, the county treasurer did not adequately monitor the county’s hotel-motel tax program in 2013. Therefore, Comptroller John Kennedy wrote, the county had not realized maximum revenues. READ