Editors' Choice: Local Headlines and Freedom of Information Matters - 27 East

Editors’ Choice: Local Headlines and Freedom of Information Matters

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Rowland Egerton-Warburton, with Southampton Agawam Engine firefighter John Parry, getting a ride a fire truck for his birthday on November 15.         DANA SHAW

Rowland Egerton-Warburton, with Southampton Agawam Engine firefighter John Parry, getting a ride a fire truck for his birthday on November 15. DANA SHAW

27Speaks on Nov 30, 2023

The editors discuss how the Southampton Fire Department made birthday wishes come true for an 11-year-old boy with autism, the public’s right under the Freedom of Information Law to access elected officials’ writings, a fentanyl-smuggling scheme at the Suffolk County jail in Riverside and two films that will screen at Hamptons Doc Fest — “26.2 to Life” by Christine Yoo about prisoners running a marathon at San Quentin, and “999: The Forgotten Girls of the Holocaust” by Heather Dune Macadam.

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