06/12/17 6:01am

Early Thursday afternoon, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski climbed aboard a barge and headed into the Peconic Bay. Their mission: to harvest sugar kelp, a type of seaweed.

The officials participated in the first harvest of Cornell Cooperative Extension Marine Program’s pilot Peconic Estuary Seaweed Aquaculture Feasibility Study, which is funded in part through Suffolk County.

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06/01/17 11:50am

With summer just around the corner, the volunteer group One Greenport plans to celebrate with a new festival designed to highlight the diverse cultural backgrounds present in the community.

On Sunday, June 4, it will host the One Greenport Cultural Arts Festival — a three-hour event at Mitchell Park designed to showcase local residents’ culinary, artistic and musical talents.

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