Local educators react to DeVos appointment

BY TARA SMITH For nearly three hours on Jan. 17, Patchogue-Medford Superintendent Dr. Michael Hynes watched Betsy DeVos’ senate confirmation hearing in near disbelief as she stumbled over basic policy questions. At one point, she suggested that states should decide whether to enforce federal civil rights laws in schools and cited “potential grizzlies” as a... Continue Reading →

Cheers to Change

BY TARA SMITH What if you could sit back and sip wine while contributing to the health of your local waterways? It’s possible, thanks to a recent partnership with the Moriches Bay Project and Proud Pour, a “not-focused-on-profit” company that is dedicated to restoring oyster populations up and down the East coast. Proud Pour founder... Continue Reading →

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