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Grant Parpan

Grant Parpan is the executive editor for Times/Review Newsgroup.

06/16/16 7:09am

Robert DiGiovanni, center, helps release Tucker, a seal found in East Quogue, back into the water after it was rehabbed at the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Rehabilitation.

For more than 20 years the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation has worked to protect the area’s marine environment through conservation efforts. It is the only organization authorized by New York State to rescue and rehabilitate marine mammals and sea turtles.

Since its inception, Robert DiGiovanni had served as the nonprofit’s director and senior biologist. Now, it appears Mr. DiGiovanni’s tenure with the organization has come to an abrupt end.  READ

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05/12/16 9:00am

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In July 2014, a corporation named Southold Sunsets bought a small beach cottage on a third of an acre adjacent to Kenney’s Beach in Southold.

The company name surely derives from the location of the property, which abuts the beach parking lot, where many local residents sit in their cars to watch the sun sink slowly into Long Island Sound.

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05/12/16 6:00am

Windward Road

“Welcome to The Beach House!” reads an ad on homeaway.com promoting a five-bedroom rental on a private road in Orient.

The “large entertaining home” has an average price tag of $586 per night and sleeps 14 people, according to the listing.

Fourteen is also the minimum number of nights the home can be rented for, the ad states.

A calendar on the website shows no bookings for this summer.

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05/10/16 7:00am
Michael Brown's sister, Karre Brown, and mother, Denise Wilson, hold a picture of the late Greenport resident from his time in high school. Mr. Brown, who had cerebral palsy, was killed in Northampton when his car was struck by a bus in 2010. A scholarship in his name will now benefit a local student with a disability. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

Michael Brown’s sister, Karre Brown, and mother, Denise Wilson, hold a picture of the late Greenport resident from his time in high school. Mr. Brown, who had cerebral palsy, was killed in Northampton when his car was struck by a bus in 2010. A scholarship in his name will now benefit a local student with a disability. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

Update: The 2016 Miles for Mike 5K Walk/Run is scheduled for this Saturday, May 14 at noon. You can buy tickets here. READ