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Joining educators from around the country, administrators from four local school districts recently sent letters home to parents encouraging them to be aware of a controversial new Netflix series dealing with teen suicide.

In the letters, which were sent by superintendents in the Greenport, Southold, Mattituck-Cutchogue and Shoreham-Wading River school districts, parents were encouraged to watch “13 Reasons Why” with their children and discuss the sensitive subjects the series addresses. READ

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An advocacy group launched a campaign called "Humanity is the New Black" after the popular Netflix showed filmed there. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

An advocacy group launched a campaign called “Humanity is the New Black” after the popular Netflix showed filmed at the Suffolk County jail in Riverhead. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

Conditions at the Riverside jail aren’t what they seem on the hit Netflix series “Orange is the New Black.”

According to the New York Civil Liberties Union, which filed a lawsuit against Suffolk County two years ago, they’re much worse.  (more…)