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Anti-Bias Groups Respond to Riverhead as "Sanctuary City"

As LI Sound Dredge Plan is Released, Politicians Voice Opposition


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its plan Monday to continue to allow the dumping of toxin-laden dredge spoils from Connecticut rivers into the Long Island Sound, and elected leaders on Long Island were quick to announce their opposition to the plan.  Read More....

Renewed Push For Flanders Zip Code


Congressman Lee Zeldin was in Flanders Wednesday to advocate for a new zip code for the Southampton hamlets of Flanders, Riverside and Northampton, which currently share a zip code with Riverhead.    Read More...

Flanders Criticizes Focus of Pine Barrens Fire Prevention Plan


The Central Pine Barrens Commission’s newly released a plan to reduce the risk of wildfires in the Flanders pine barrens has many who live and fight fires in Flanders shaking their heads.  Read more...


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Rest in Peace, Elizabeth Haile

Our prayers are with the family of Shinnecock Nation elder Elizabeth Haile, a clear voice for truth and righteousness, who crossed over into the spirit world Friday afternoon. A viewing will be held on Tues., Aug. 25 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hamptons United Methodist Church in Southampton, followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m.

Southold Planners to Give East Marion an Update on Comp Plan


After a break this past year in their public outreach on Southold’s comprehensive plan update, town planners will give an overview of the remaining steps in the plan at the next meeting of the East Marion Community Association on Thurs., Aug. 27  at 7 p.m.  Read More....

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