Southold ABTF We Shall Overcome
Community In the World

MLK in Southold: A Call To Arms to Fight Bigotry

Sunday morning may still be the most segregated hour in American life, as the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote in a fictional letter to Americans from the Apostle Paul in 1956, but the Sunday evening before the holiday commemorating Dr. King's birthday is likely the least segregated hour in Southold Town. ABTF Co-Chair Valerie Shelby was the master of ceremonies. Southold's Anti-Bias Task Force's annual celebration of Dr.
Column In the World The Homestead

The Homestead: I Had A Dream…

Michael Daly ...And it’s time to build it back. After reading “Daring Democracy: Igniting Power, Meaning and Connection for the America We Want” by Frances Moore Lappe and Adam Eichen, I recognize this mess we’re currently in with wealth concentrated at the tippy-tippy-top of the food chain is a 50-year endeavor by the Exploitive Class. And it’s just gone too far. The pendulum has become a guillotine and swung recklessly.
The 2019 team, from left: Meriz Yliana Guzman Cabrera- Patient Navigator, Island Impact; Edna Kapenhas, MD, Breast Surgeon; A Patient; Christina Wolchok, DO- Surgical Resident; and Michael Valdes | Photo courtesy of Dr. Edna Kapenhas.
Health In the World

Doctors Seek Help for Breast Care Mission

Pictured Above: The 2019 team, from left: Meriz Yliana Guzman Cabrera- Patient Navigator, Island Impact; Edna Kapenhas, MD, Breast Surgeon; A Patient; Christina Wolchok, DO- Surgical Resident; and Michael Valdes  | Photo courtesy of Dr. Edna Kapenhas. For seven years, Edna K. Kapenhas, MD, Director of Breast Surgery and Medical Director of The Ellen Hermanson Breast Center at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, has been bringing health care specialists to the
Thinking Forward Lecture Series: "Girl Rising" Screening at Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreational Center
Arts Film In the World

Celebrating the Education of Girls

The International Day of the Girl is Oct. 10, and as part of the festivities surrounding this celebration of the power of young women, the Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreation Center is holding a screening Oct. 4 of the 2013 film “Girl Rising,” which helped spark an international movement to empower education of girls. The Oct. 4 screening at 6:30 p.m. is part of the Center’s Thinking Forward Lecture Series,
Congressman Lee Zeldin at a New York League of Conservation Voters forum in Riverhead this fall.
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Zeldin Digs In Heels as 2020 Opponents Praise Impeachment Proceedings

As the U.S. House of Representatives opened up an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump this week, East End Congressman Lee Zeldin, a Republican, slammed his Democratic colleagues, while his 2020 opponents were quick to praise the proceedings. After nearly a year of resisting calls for impeachment from the left wing of her party, Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Tuesday that the House would begin a formal impeachment inquiry
An early contract for the sale of an enslaved woman named Sarah in Southold.
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Editorial: From the Deep North

Pictured Above: An early contract for the sale of an enslaved woman named Sarah in Southold, on view at the Southold Historical Society. It’s been four hundred years this August since the first Africans were brought ashore as slaves on the Virginia coast. It wouldn’t be until seven years later that 11 slaves were sold to the Dutch colonial government in Manhattan. In New York, the history of this peculiar 
Deepwater Wind's Block Island Wind Farm during construction | Deepwater Wind photo
Environment In the World

Ørsted Partnership and Empire Wind Awarded Largest U.S. Offshore Wind Bid

Deepwater Wind's Block Island Wind Farm during construction | Deepwater Wind photo New York Governor Andrew Cuomo executed the nation's largest offshore wind agreement on Thursday — 1,700 megawatts — with the selection of two offshore wind projects for a much anticipated New York State Energy Research & Development Agency bid request. The agreement awards a 25-year offshore wind renewable energy certificate for an 880 megawatt capacity wind farm called
Lisa Votino-Tarrant paints a section of the border wall in Tijuana.
In the World News

Dispatches from the Border

Pictured Above: Lisa Votino-Tarrant paints a section of the border wall in Tijuana. | All photos courtesy Lisa Votino-Tarrant Unless you’ve seen it with your own eyes, it’s difficult to envision the kind of chaos taking place at the United States/Mexico border, where our ever-shifting national policies on immigration and asylum seekers have left thousands of people in a perpetual state of limbo.  Like most of us, Southampton activist and
Student Ashley Ambrocio (at left) with a group of young citizens concerned about climate change.
Environment In the World

Finding Hope to Reverse Climate Change

All across the world, kids walked out of school on Friday, May 24 as part of a Global Climate Strike to highlight the importance of action to prevent catastrophic climate change.  In Southampton, about a dozen students met up on the front lawn of Southampton Town Hall with adult allies of the strike, inspired by 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, who, after a prolonged strike last fall is now
Neal Cichanowicz of Northville shared his thoughts at Tuesday's meditation session, while Bhante Kottawa Nanda (in orange robes) looked on.
Community In the World

Buddhist Community Shares Prayers for Sri Lanka

Pictured above: Neal Cichanowicz of Northville shared his thoughts at Tuesday's meditation session, while Bhante Kottawa Nanda (in orange robes) looked on. | Don Jayamaha photo for LIBMC The Long Island Buddhist Meditation Center (LIBMC) in Northville conducted a ceremony Tuesday evening, April 23, to offer merits to the ones who lost their lives in the terrorist attack on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka. Many members and the chief monk
Feisty Acres’ fowl got some much-needed extra late winter light.
Business Environment In the World

Farmers & Canaries: An Ear to the Cry of the Natural World

Pictured Above: Feisty Acres’ fowl got some much-needed extra late winter light. There are few people more in tune with human interaction with the natural world than farmers, whose days begin before sunup and often continue well into the night, working their plots of land and watching out for signs that something is askew in their microcosm of the world. Stephanie Gaylor, whose Invincible Summers farm in Southold has given