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The Village News, Bellport's Paperless NewspaperOp-Ed

Normally, the phrase “Op-Ed” stands for “opposite the editorial page,” but here on Bellport.com, it stands for “Opinion-Editorial.” Our Op-Ed piece's express the opinion of a writer who is unaffiliated with Bellport.com and the writer is solely responsible for the content of the Op-Ed piece. Generally, our Op-Ed pieces are fewer than 1,000 words in length and they should be in good taste and not libelous. Our Editorial Board would be glad to consider your Op-Ed piece for publication.

 


 

August 25, 2018

Would You Take a Bullet for Me?

Op-Ed by Joanne M. Long Merrill

The following Op-Ed was submitted by local resident Joanne M. Long Merrill, regarding the issue of gun control and candidates' positions in the upcoming elections. Please Click Here for the Op-Ed.

 


 

August 20, 2018

SCPD Security Initiative

Op-Ed by Cheryl A. Felice

The following Op-Ed was submitted by South Country Board of Education President, Cheryl A. Felice, regarding a new multifaceted plan designed to increase school safety and response times for emergency personnel in the event of a school emergency. Please Click Here for the Op-Ed.

 


 

May 1, 2018

South Country School District 2018/2019 Budget Vote

Op-Ed by Cheryl A. Felice

The following Op-Ed was submitted by South Country Board of Education President, Cheryl A. Felice, regarding the 2018/2019 South Country School District Budget Vote. Please Click Here for the Op-Ed.

 


 

February 24, 2018

Proposed Neighborhood Preservation Code
Op-Ed by Mary Butler

The following Op-Ed was submitted by Mary Butler, who is the head of the committee the Mayor and Trustees created to research the actions taken by other towns and villages in dealing with rentals in their communities. Please Click Here for the Op-Ed.

 


 

August 12, 2015

A Little Revolution Now and Again is a Good Thing:

Op-Ed by Lee Snead

The following Op-Ed was submitted by Village resident Lee Snead regarding problems he encountered at the Village Marina and his "revolutionary" suggestions on how to deal with those problems. Please Click Here for the Op-Ed.