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Get out and vote!

Just a reminder: this year, more than ever, is an important time to vote in Brookhaven Town. For the first time ever, Brookhaven Town voters will be electing officials into four-year terms, rather than the former two-year.

Letter to the Editor

South Country Unites has worked hard to encourage local residents to become involved in democracy

There is no question that Patchogue Village has reinvented itself and become a top Long Island destination both for living and working, as it has benefited from new economic development and job creation in the last 15 years.

Our climate is changing and now we must change in order to adapt.

Chuck Anderson was the teacher you never forget; the one who caused you to think creatively and introduced you to the great writers of any era. Chuck passed away January 16.

This year think about donating to PAC to ensure the arts keep POPPIN’ on Long Island!

A special service will be held this weekend to honor those who were attacked in a synagogue in Pittsburgh last week.

If you need a good laugh, actually lots of laughs, “Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike” fits the bill at the Clare Rose Theatre. It’s playing March 2, 3, 10 and 11 at the Clare Rose Playhouse on the campus of St. Joseph’s College in Patchogue.

The 112 Pita House in Medford makes a move further down Route 112 but remains just as delicious.

A review of the Oscar-nominated documentary shorts that are now playing at Plaza Mac Cinema. For show times please visit plazamac.org, or call the box office at (631) 438-0083.

A piece for the New Year.

Based on the biography “Max Perkins: Editor of Genius” (1978) by A. Scott Berg and adapted for the screen (2016) by British Playwright John Logan, this film tells the story of two geniuses who worked together editor-in-chief at Scribner (1920s), Max Perkins (Colin Firth) and over-exuberant novelist Thomas Wolfe (Jude Law).

Miles Davis, aka The Prince of Darkness, is historically one of the most influential jazz musicians in America. Over 35 years in the scene, he was a leader, inventing, through improvisational techniques, new frontiers in music, thwarted only by music empires and ill-educated producers who domineered the music scene as its arbiters of taste. In the film, “Miles Ahead,” co-written with Steven Baigelman and directed by actor Don Cheadle, who also plays the lead, we get a glimpse of that struggle.

In the film, “Eye in the Sky,” directed by South African filmmaker Gavin Hood, the moral dilemma in fighting suicide bombers with drones is brought to a dialectical vortex that is as explosive as the hellfire missile the drone carries.

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