Since it was founded in 1977, Times Review Media Group, as our company is known today, has published an endorsement editorial with each presidential election.
We have never once supported a Republican. In 1980 and 1996, we made no endorsements at all, our closest nods to a Republican.
If Ronald Reagan or Bob Dole couldn’t get our endorsement in those years, it’s safe to assume Republican nominee Donald Trump’s chances were fairly slim this time around. READ
During one of the worst tragedies in our nation’s history, hundreds of men and women — firefighters, police officers and volunteers — ran into harm’s way, demonstrating courage that continues to inspire 15 years after 9/11. READ
At 9 a.m. last Saturday, under bright skies, the gates to Lewin Farms in Calverton officially opened for apple picking. Pumpkins will soon follow across the North Fork, along with hardy mums. READ
Spending more than $55,000 to fix up a skate park may sound like too much money to some people. Let’s face it, that’s a lot of dough.
“Proposed Riverhead Islamic Center expects small gatherings, ‘no political talk,’ ” reads the online headline of our story last week.
It’s a curious headline for a piece about a proposed house of worship but one that accurately reflects the way organizers spoke of the center during a recent town Planning Board meeting.
Suffolk County legislators were considering pulling the trigger on a single-use plastic bag ban. But then, at a May 5 meeting in Riverhead, they stepped back to reload. READ
Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter’s proposal to study a stretch of Main Road in Jamesport and Aquebogue comes largely in response to protests from community leaders who have called for an update of the town’s master plan — notably, Democrats who have run against him in the past . READ