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Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive as scheduled in Greenport in a couple of months, but this year’s holiday celebration will be a little less merry and bright.
Memories of the joy they found playing field hockey when they were in high school prompted about 30 alumni to return to Greenport Saturday to give a shot in the arm to a program they believe is waning.
Southold may soon be the recipient of a free 1.5 kilowatt wind turbine courtesy of the Farmingdale firm Solar Windependence. Why? Because the North Fork has a lot of wind.
A battle of petitions is being waged in Greenport between supporters of the farmers market and some local merchants upset about what they say is market-related traffic and parking problems and unfair competition.
Dora Elida Mendez Lopez of Fredericksburg, Va, was driving west on Route 25 in Southold just before 1 a.m. on Oct. 20, when she failed to negotiate the turn at Main Bayview Road and drove into the Empire Gas Station at the intersection, according to police reports.
Many people across the North Fork are breathing a sigh of relief with word this week that developer Kenney Barra, owner of East Wind Caterers in Wading River, has agreed to sell his 4.1-acre parcel on the corner of Park Road and Sound Avenue to Suffolk County for preservation.
If you were to ask me to compile a list of the things in life that bring me the greatest joy, the top two would be running and then movies and video games involving the flesh-hungry undead.
In the darkness that the final five minutes of overtime were played in, it was impossible to read uniform numbers from a distance. As the minutes ticked off, and it got darker and darker, it became harder and harder to follow the soccer ball. With the final 10 seconds being counted off, one could make out the figure of Southold junior Evan Miller falling to the ground in The Stony Brook School penalty area.
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Twenty Navy Junior ROTC students from Mattituck, Southold and Greenport high schools went to sea aboard a boat provided by Costello Marine Saturday out of Greenport.
Suffolk Times reporter Beth Young reported live from this week’s Southold Town Board meeting.
Hip-hop artist and Greenport native Mike Check has released a video featuring scenes from the Occupy Wall Street protests in Manhattan called #OccupyWallStreetFlow.