07/03/16 12:00pm


He retired from his job as an electrician in 1999, but Nick Ranieri still averages an eight-hour workday.

Each morning, the 78-year-old Mattituck resident rises around 7 a.m. An hour or two later, he laces his white New Balance sneakers and retreats to his impressive backyard vegetable garden READ

04/25/16 6:00am
04/25/2016 6:00 AM


Last Tuesday, during the same meeting at which they officially adopted a long-term agricultural stewardship plan, Suffolk County legislators also gave another nod to the vital role farming plays in the county’s economy. They mandated that the Suffolk County Planning Commission include one member from the agricultural community at all times. READ