2016 in review

Donald Trump upset Hillary Clinton to become the 45th president of the United States. Top politicians in Nassau were charged with political corruption, and key officials in Suffolk were convicted of other crimes. A local pizza delivery man shot to fame on “America’s Got Talent,” while we mourned the deaths of iconic entertainers including Carrie Fisher, David Bowie and Prince. 2016 has been a dramatic year. Here’s some of what we’ll remember.

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Letters to the editor of 2016


Letters to the editor of 2016

Throughout the year, Newsday publishes hundreds of letters from our readers.

Here is a sampling of letters from 2016, with readers’ thoughts on everything from opt-out to political corruption, from local taxes to global disease. For our year-end review, we selected letters that best captured the news and sentiments of 2016.

Click here to see all of the letters we published in 2016 or click here to submit your own letter.