Donald Trump has been sworn in as the 45th president of the United States.
Entering the White House with historically low approval ratings, Mr. Trump has his work cut out for him to improve his popularity among Americans. Several key issues essential to the North Fork will likely affect how locals view Mr. Trump and his administration over the next four to eight years. READ
When you examine the “I Love NY” road sign in Orient, it’s hard to figure out what its point is.
It’s somewhat reminiscent of the signs you might see before an exit on the New York State Thruway — the ones highlighting nearby restaurants and attractions — but it offers no real specifics.
When New York State first approved its state property tax levy cap in 2011, this newspaper called it the biggest unfunded mandate of all. Two years later, we editorialized that the tax cap should never have been labeled “2 percent” if exceptions allow municipalities to increase budgets by more than that amount without technically piercing the cap.
Improving pedestrian safety at the Flanders Road crosswalk where a Riverside man was struck and seriously injured in a hit-and-run Sunday night starts with a simple enough solution: better lighting.
Achieving that goal, however, becomes trickier than expected. READ
In August, we put out a call for People of the Year nominees. With just one month until our deadline for submissions, we’re once again asking for the community’s help in finding this year’s recipients.
This November, voters in the five East End towns will have the unique opportunity to vote on a ballot measure that could generate $20 million annually to reduce nitrogen in our waterways.
Scanning the headlines of this week’s News-Review you’ll likely notice that two types of stories appear throughout.
Late last month, Congressman Lee Zeldin stood before a few hundred people and announced, “One message that’s loud and clear is Long Island needs a drag strip again.” READ