05/31/18 6:00am
05/31/2018 6:00 AM

Race day began before sunrise, which suited Jean Mellano; she couldn’t sleep anyway. Dark clouds hovered over the North Fork and the whipping wind signaled less-than-ideal conditions ahead.

Ms. Mellano had been through the drill many times before, always at the side of her life partner, Steve Tarpinian, on the morning of a triathlon. Mr. Tarpinian, a swim coach and triathlete, was well known across the East End as the brainchild of local races including the Mighty Hamptons Triathlon and the Mighty North Fork Triathlon. READ

05/22/18 5:56am
05/22/2018 5:56 AM

New indoor accommodations at Wildwood State Park are now open to the public.

State Parks Commissioner Rose Harvey held a press conference Monday afternoon announcing the opening of 10 new cottages that are now available to rent on the Wading River grounds. Until now, Wildwood only offered sites for tents and trailers. READ

05/20/18 6:00am
05/20/2018 6:00 AM

Rev. Roger Joslin

In recent weeks, those taking note of the American flag truck on County Route 48 that marks the location of Treiber Farms in Southold have likely also seen, just yards away, the Rev. Roger Joslin working with volunteers to create a new garden.

They’re involved in the Common Ground project, building a garden meant to provide locals in need with fresh fruits and vegetables they might not otherwise be able to enjoy. READ