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04/24/14 3:37pm

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This award-winning piece by Carrie Miller tackles the state of immigration reform and how it affects North Fork farmers. Ms. Miller — who was named the 2013 Rookie Reporter of the Year by the New York Press Association — reveals issues faced by both farmers and migrant workers, and the associated implications on an affordable local food supply and a region dependent on growing agricultural tourism.

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BigStorm More than 75 years after it struck the East End, the “Long Island Express” is still remembered as the worst hurricane in Long Island history. This package of stories that debuted on the anniversary of the monster 1938 storm won a first place award for In-Depth Reporting from the New York Press Association.

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It takes a Long Island Railroad train two hours and 50 minutes to travel from the Greenport station to New York City. This article examines the stories of those who make the longest commute on the North Fork, and why they continue to take on the grueling journey.

04/23/14 9:39pm

Elsie M. Jones of Mattituck, died April 23.  She was 87.

The family will receive visitors Friday, April 25 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck.  The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, April 24 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel R.C. Church in Mattituck.  Interment will take place at Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery in Cutchogue.

A complete obituary will follow.

04/23/14 4:00pm
SAINT MICHAEL'S ATHLETICS PHOTO  |  Mattituck grad Erica Bundrick

Mattituck grad Erica Bundrick. (Credit: Saint Michael’s College)

Erica Bundrick, a sophomore from Mattituck, is one of six Saint Michael’s College (Vt.) players who have landed All-Northeast 10 Conference honors. Bundrick was an all-conference choice and an all-rookie pick in 2012-13.

This year Bundrick and Alexandra Sulkin went 6-3 in league play at third doubles. Bundrick also went 16-19 as the first underclassman to serve as the Purple Knights’ primary No. 1 singles player since 2008.