REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Suffolk County legislators may add controlled substances, including opioids, to the social host law that currently applies to the consumption of alcohol by minors.
The addition has been proposed in Nassau County and Suffolk lawmakers are expected to draft a similar bill. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) right, with Brookhaven Supervisor Ed Romaine Friday at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead.
Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) was joined by other East End officials for a press conference Friday denouncing the U.S. Department of the Interior’s plan to make 90 percent of the nation’s outer continental shelf open to oil and gas drilling. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTOS Congressman Lee Zeldin, left, and President Donald Trump.
The vulgar word President Donald Trump allegedly used during a discussion with legislators to describe immigration from several African countries and Haiti created a firestorm this week in the political sphere and beyond.
In his comments, Mr. Trump suggested the U.S. should bring in more immigrants from countries such as Norway, media outlets reported. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his 2018 State of the State Address at Empire State Plaza Convention Center on January 3.
Governor Andrew Cuomo presented his 2018 agenda last Wednesday outlining initiatives that, if realized, could affect Shelter Island, including calls to address the opioid issue, immigrants’ rights and environmental issues. (more…)
KELLY ZEGERS PHOTO Congressman Lee Zeldin hears from Butterfly Effect Project founder Tijuana Fulford at a mobile office in Riverhead on Monday.
Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) held mobile offices at the Riverhead Fire Department Monday before he headed down to the Washington for a House of Representatives vote. (more…)