08/02/18 6:00am
08/02/2018 6:00 AM

Joseph Sieczka understood that before he could share his scientific expertise with the farmers he met across the East End, he first needed to gain their trust. Even when there might be disagreements, perhaps about use of a specific pesticide, he had a way of presenting his case that earned him respect in the agriculture community. READ

07/31/18 12:05pm
07/31/2018 12:05 PM

After three generations, Gail Boyd and her brother, Wayne, are finally able to memorialize their great-grandparents’ gravesite.

The siblings had long known that Louisa Elizabeth Hunter and George Anderson Brazier Sr., both of Native American ancestry, were buried at Mattituck Presbyterian Church. They died two years apart, in 1920 and 1922, respectively. Ms. Boyd said her grandmother and mother had both tried to get a headstone placed there, but had been discouraged by the church. READ

07/28/18 5:59am
07/28/2018 5:59 AM

The mural designed by a Greenport High School student to be displayed in the commander’s office at the Southold American Legion is complete.

Andrea Ochoa finished the painting, which depicts four people — a young girl reading, a student at graduation, someone holding a military rifle and someone wearing an American Legion dress hat — over an American flag backdrop. A selection committee of veterans chose the design among the submissions from students in the contet. (more…)