Facing opposition from North Fork elected officials, the state parks department announced Tuesday it will withdraw a request for proposals for a Taste NY retail concession center that would have included alcohol sales at Hallock State Park Preserve in Northville.
The Greenport school board has voted to place a proposition on this year’s ballot to establish a $750,000 capital reserve fund, according to a press release issued Monday. The resolution was unanimously approved at last Tuesday’s board meeting.
At just 17 years old, Michael Christman is the chief executive officer of Advanced Performance Athletics.
In a company that sells computerized soccer balls and basketballs, as well as training clothing, all of the employees and administrators are near Mr. Christman’s age. In fact, they’re his peers at Southold High School, where they are all enrolled in a virtual enterprise course. READ
Construction on the long-awaited Rails to Trails project at the former Long Island Rail Road track path between Port Jefferson and Wading River could be completed by 2020, a Suffolk County official announced during a public meeting Wednesday in Shoreham to discuss the proposal.
At Sunday’s Riverhead-North Fork Unity Town Hall, organizers asked for a volunteer from the audience to stand up and share what they’d just learned about the person sitting next to them.
Without hesitation, one woman popped out of her chair.
A day in the life of North Fork native Christopher Scheer sometimes entails playing with puppets. Other days, he dresses up like a clown. READ
About five years ago, I was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer. For two years I received all the standard advised treatments at Stony Brook University Hospital, but I have an aggressive form that became metastatic three years ago. My status was upgraded to Stage 4 — considered incurable by the medical community. READ
A detailed construction plan for the proposed PSEG Long Island project to run a cable line under Fifth Street and across the bay to Shelter Island will be available within one or two weeks, according to village attorney Joseph Prokop. READ
A wave of panic rushed through my body as my co-worker handed me his cell phone. My mind raced through all sorts of possibilities of what I was about to hear.
It was five years ago on a Saturday night in Saratoga Springs. I was settling into the cocktail hour at our annual New York State Press Association convention before the final dinner and round of awards. The weekend festivities were drawing to an end and I was relaxing with a glass of wine, mingling with my fellow writers.
Kaitlyn Heath has never had a problem expressing herself. As a toddler, her grandmother Ora Heath recalled, she tried to talk to strangers. Whenever Ms. Heath asked why, Kaitlyn said she loved people.