Eastern Long Island Hospital (Credit: Katharine Schroeder, file)
Officials from Stony Brook Medical Center and North Shore-LIJ medical care systems confirmed reports Thursday that they are in affiliation talks with both Peconic Bay Medical Center and Eastern Long Island Hospital.
The news comes two years after Southampton Hospital announced that it’s been in talks with Stony Brook. (more…)
Southold land preservation coordinator Melissa Spiro thanked the Sinatra Family of East Marion for their donation during Tuesday’s board meeting. (Credit: Carrie Miller)
The Southold Town Board voted unanimously to move forward with preserving two parcels as open space, one of which is being donated to the town for conservation.
Richard and Camille Sinatra of East Marion have offered the town a 10-acre property off Kayleigh’s Court that is currently zoned for residential housing. (more…)
A sandbar at the end of Pine Neck Road in Southold. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
It’s no Mega Millions, but 19 Suffolk County homeowners will soon hit the lottery in a county drawing to test new wastewater treatment systems.
Suffolk County officials are seeking homeowners willing to offer their properties as testing sites for advanced wastewater treatment systems, in hopes of finding a system suitable for use in individual homes. (more…)
A woman born today has roughly a one in eight chance of being diagnosed with breast cancer sometime during her life.
On the other hand, the chance that a woman will never have breast cancer is 87.6 percent, according to the National Cancer Institute. (more…)
(Credit: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County)
Researchers from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County are looking for volunteers willing to spend a day on the water to help restore marine life habitat. (more…)
A pedestrian was struck by a sedan at the corner of Wickham Avenue and Pike Street Friday morning. (Credit: Carrie Miller)
A Mattituck High School student was airlifted to Stony Brook University Medical Center Friday morning after being hit by a vehicle at the corner of Wickham Avenue and Pike Street, fire officials said.
The boy was listed in fair condition Friday afternoon, according to a hospital spokeswoman.
Friends of the Big Duck Ranch vice president Fran Cobb (from left) in the Big Duck Museum’s newly renovated barn with co-curators Lisa Dabrowski and David Wilcox. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
It’s an industry that once defined the area. And while duck farming has faded over the past several decades, Friends of the Big Duck are determined to keep Long Island’s history in the business alive and well in Flanders for future generations to learn about.
“Most people have no idea how large the [duck] industry was out here,” said Lisa Dabrowski, co-curator of the Big Duck Museum, which opens its doors Saturday. “I am looking forward to seeing the reaction when visitors see how inspiring the industry really was.” (more…)
The New Suffolk Common School District is one step closer to filling its $80,000 budget hole, thanks to a sizable donation from a benefactor who wishes to remain anonymous, school board president Tony Dill announced Tuesday.
From all alone to a home of his own. Willy, the 10-week-old kitten rescued from an underground storm pipe, has been adopted — and by a familiar face.
Will Parks, a contractor who helped save Willy, adopted the cat Wednesday. (more…)
Perhaps it’s a leftover painkiller from recent dental work or a magical stress reliever saved for a future airplane ride.
Or maybe you just didn’t know what to do with it all.
October is National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month, a good time to take five minutes to check out your household’s stock of prescription medications and get rid of what’s no longer needed. You’d be surprised by what you might find. (more…)