Officials with the Suffolk County Arson Squad start their investigation of last Wednesday night’s fatal house fire in Greenport. (Credit: Paul Squire)
Jack Pollack didn’t have an easy life.
He was knocked into a coma and disabled as a young man and later fought through numerous surgeries for a heart condition and cancer. He was blind in one eye and could barely see out of the other.
He hadn’t been able to walk since having surgery in 2009 and needed a wheelchair to get around, even inside his home on First Street in Greenport, where he was killed in a fire last Wednesday night. He was 61. (more…)
Mattituck High School DECA students at last week’s state competition. (Credit: Courtesy photos)
DECA students from Mattituck and Southold high schools received top honors at a New York State competition in Rochester last week, where they put their business skills to the test.
Vineyard 48 erected outdoor tents violating town policy, according to Southold Town attorney Martin Finnegan. (Credit: Carrie Miller, file)
The Southold Town Board passed new building code regulations on the use of tents.
The change codifies and expands the town’s existing fire code to include tents. The new rules will apply to all for-profit businesses — most notably, wineries — that apply for tent permits for special events or additional seating during the summer months, according to the law. (more…)
MTA police vehicle blocks Alvah’s Lane in Cutchogue Tuesday. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)
Southold Town Board members are questioning the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s handling of railroad track maintenance in Southold, which has caused unexpected road closures. (more…)
Rolling in the Dough pizza truck owner Matt Michel (right) serving pizza at a party in 2011. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
Matt Michel, owner of the popular mobile pizza company Rolling in Dough, has found a permanent home in Greenport’s historic Stirling Square. (more…)