11/21/14 2:41pm
Workers at a farm off Sound Avenue in Riverhead in 2012. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)

Workers at a farm off Sound Avenue in Riverhead in 2012. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)

Business owners in local sectors long dependent on immigrant labor offered mixed views Friday on President Barack Obama’s executive action that will allow temporary worker status to millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally.

While most farmers, winery and restaurant owners interviewed welcomed the policy shift, several had reservations on how it came about. (more…)

11/16/14 1:45pm
11/16/2014 1:45 PM

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Looking for work, or know someone who is?

Times/Review classifieds offers local companies a place to advertise their job openings each week, and this week close to 40 positions are available from a barista, to a librarian, to a plumber.

And for anyone interested in submitting a classified ad, email: classifieds@timesreview.com.

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11/14/14 8:00am
11/14/2014 8:00 AM
TK TK (Credit: Hermione Voyage's Facebook page)

The Hermione is scheduled to visit Greenport on July 6. (Credit: Hermione Voyage’s Facebook page)

The Hermione, a handmade replica of French general Marquis de Lafayette’s 18th century frigate, is expected to draw international attention at this summer’s Tall Ships event as it sails its maiden voyage from France to the United States.

And one of ship’s stops this Fourth of July weekend is Greenport.

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11/13/14 12:30pm
11/13/2014 12:30 PM

Long Island Wine Country Harvest Season“Before the harvest, when you walked the vineyard and saw the cluster count, you realized, ‘oh man, we’re going to be having a good year,” said Miguel Martin, Palmer Vineyards winemaker.

Mr. Martin isn’t the only one reporting huge grape yields this season, after a dry summer this year and fine growing conditions last season as well.

See how the North Fork’s 2014 grape season is shaping up on northforker.com.

11/10/14 12:14pm
11/10/2014 12:14 PM

 

Luchi Masliah of Gula Gula Empanads at the Riverhead Farmers Market on Saturday. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Luchi Masliah of Gula Gula Empanads at the Riverhead Farmers Market on Saturday. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Gula Gula Empanadas, purveyor of the appetizing Latin American stuffed pastry and a favorite at the weekly Riverhead Farmers Market, will soon open its first storefront in Mattituck.

Owner Luchi Masliah recently signed a lease on a 1,400-square-foot space on Pike Street where she hopes to offer prepared meals to go, a market and of course, her fresh empanadas, when the store opens sometime in March.

Read more at northforker.com

11/09/14 2:00pm
11/09/2014 2:00 PM

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Times/Review classifieds offers local companies a place to advertise their job openings each week, and this week close to 40 positions are available from a bookkeeper, to an engineer, to restaurant positions.

And for anyone interested in submitting a classified ad, email: classifieds@timesreview.com.

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11/07/14 6:00am
11/07/2014 6:00 AM
Riverhead Dodge president Tony Strollo (left) with his son T.J. Strollo, vice president, and daughter Jane Millman, secretary and treasurer, at the former Out East Family Fun site on Route 58, which they recently purchased to relocate their dealership. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Riverhead Dodge president Tony Strollo (left) with his son T.J. Strollo, vice president, and daughter Jane Millman, secretary and treasurer, at the former Out East Family Fun site on Route 58, which they recently purchased to relocate their dealership. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Riverhead Dodge, which once billed itself as the only Riverhead car dealership not on Route 58, appears to be headed there.

Last month, the company purchased the former Out East Family Fun mini-golf and batting cage site on the western end of the busy thoroughfare, with the goal of building a new dealership there and eventually moving from West Main Street, said owner Tony Strollo. (more…)