01/18/19 5:15pm

Federal workers are feeling the brunt of the partial government shutdown that is stretching into its fifth week. Many workers have forgone paychecks and others are considering filing for unemployment.

To help lend support, local businesses and charitable organizations are pitching in to assist furloughed government workers during what is now the longest shutdown in American government history. READ

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10/29/18 1:37pm

The National Weather Service confirmed a weak tornado touched down on Fishers Island Monday morning.

The EF0 tornado sustained maximum winds of 65-85 mph when it hit the island. It started as a waterspout and became a tornado when it made landfall 7:35 a.m. before heading back out over the water, according to preliminary reports from the National Weather Service. READ

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09/19/18 12:00pm

A proposal to demolish a house in Orient’s historic district drew more than a dozen residents to a Southold Historic Preservation Commission meeting on a rainy Tuesday afternoon. Residents filled up the Southold Town Hall annex meeting room, even though the work session and pre-submission hearing were not open to public comment. READ

09/03/18 6:00am

Traditional shingle-style homes are commonplace on the North Fork. The beach cottage aesthetic is befitting, but so, too, are homes built in the modernist style. A new exhibit at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, entitled “A New Wave of Modern Architecture on the North Fork,” explores that idiom, which is less commonly seen locally.  READ