Category: Editorials

Suffolk DA Rollins Steps Up

The announcement this week by Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins that her office will be expanding the database (often referred to as LEAD) that is comprised of law enforcement personnel whose prior conduct could impact their credibility as witnesses in…

Letters to the Editor

Good on the Legislature Dear Editor: I am so pleased that the Legislature decided before it adjourned on July31to continue meeting this fall to catch up on so many important bills that got delayed due to the impact of the…

Apocalypse — Now

The photos of the wildfires in our western states that have incinerated entire communities and that have turned daytime skies to night by their heavy smoke have illustrated the dramatic effects of climate change upon the daily lives of millions…

Donald Trump Is No Winston Churchill

Rage, the new book by veteran journalist Bob Woodward about the presidency of Donald Trump, has revealed unequivocally that Trump deliberately has downplayed the lethality of the Covid-19 pandemic from the very beginning of the virus’s detection in the United…

Letters to the Editor

We Must Stand Against Ignorance Dear Editor, It is with much dismay that I came to Town Hall last Thursday to be greeted by an angry group of protesters without masks led by Diana Ploss, a member of Our Fellow…

Do Not Litter Your Masks

For those of us who take note of the problem of litter (and who often bring along a bag to pick up litter when we are walking along a beach), we are accustomed to the plethora of styrofoam cups and single-use…