Although just a freshman congressman, Republican Lee Zeldin has become a national figure in speaking out against terrorism and the situation in the Mideast.
Mr. Zeldin, who served in Iraq as a lieutenant with a battalion of paratroopers and is a major in the Army Reserve, doesn’t mince words. (more…)
In Lee Zeldin, Eastern Long Island has sent to Congress someone who in just two months in office has become a national figure taking on radical Islam.
The rapid rise to prominence of Mr. Zeldin, Shelter Island’s representative in the House of Representatives, comes as ISIS conducts beheadings, burns alive a captured Jordanian pilot, abducts and rapes women and carries out other heinous, barbarous acts. (more…)
Questions of balance
To the Editor:
Can someone explain the sudden late summer installation of “No Parking” signs at Menhaden Lane? Also what is the definition of “the high water mark” when it comes to police enforcement?
Where is the balance, legal and practical, between the common good and individual privilege? If access to public property is allowed to be reduced without a tough challenge, is it a collective loss?
Shelter Island (more…)