09/12/18 5:55am
09/12/2018 5:55 AM

I agree that deal-making between the Conservative and Democratic parties is deceptive, erodes trust among voters and demonstrates a lack of commitment to the ideals and vision of the Democratic Party. I disagree that endorsing or voting for Theresa Whelan perpetuates that troubling behavior, or that voting against her addresses the problem. And I object that an implication of Mr. Wick’s article is that by endorsing Ms. Whelan the Southold Democrats in any way endorse the deal-making at the county level (“Surrogate judge primary conceals a scandal,” Sept. 6).  READ

09/02/18 6:00am
09/02/2018 6:00 AM

When my two daughters were young, we kept a trash bag hanging from the radio knob in the front seat of the car. If the bag was full or forgotten, trash was kept inside the car until we arrived at a destination that offered proper disposal. If my daughters threw anything out the car window, which was rare, I forcefully reminded them that littering is unacceptable and unnecessary. READ