A bright blue truck with a flatbed full of tree saplings cruising across the North Fork has been a familiar sight.
Allan Glover, the man in the driver’s seat, has been hauling goods across Long Island and the tri-state area since he was 18. He drove for his father before starting his own business, A.W. Glover Trucking, in 1968. READ
The headline of a cover story that ran more than a decade ago in our now-defunct sister paper, The North Shore Sun, read: “Myspace is a scary place.” The story detailed various ways teenagers could land in troubling situations on the social media site and offered insight for parents. READ
Rene Titi-Chamle, 27, of Peconic was arrested for driving while intoxicated Saturday around 8:33 p.m. after he was observed speeding and failing to maintain his lane of travel on Route 48 in Mattituck, police said. There was also an open bottle of alcohol in the vehicle and he was driving without a license, according to Southold Town police. READ
“He’s retiring? I’m shocked.”
“I’m gonna have to call him and ask him to recommend another mechanic.”
That was one customer’s reaction when he heard that Tony Antongeorgi of Tony’s Repair Shop in Mattituck was saying goodbye after more than 35 years in business at his Main Road garage. READ
When you’re coming off the bench in a high school girls basketball game, playing time can be quite precious.
So, no one has to remind Mattituck’s Ashley Perkins or Alexa Burns that they must find ways to make an impact. (more…)
Federal workers are feeling the brunt of the partial government shutdown that is stretching into its fifth week. Many workers have forgone paychecks and others are considering filing for unemployment.
To help lend support, local businesses and charitable organizations are pitching in to assist furloughed government workers during what is now the longest shutdown in American government history. READ
A powerful winter storm that’s expected to move into the area Saturday night into Sunday is expected to spare the North Fork any significant snowfall, according to the National Weather Service. READ
“As you ramble on through life, brother, whatever be your goal, keep your eye upon the doughnut, but never on the hole.”
This quote was a favorite of Harold Schwerdt’s, according to his family.
“It applied to his entire life,” his granddaughter, Kaitlin Oster, 29, said. READ
Beginning this week, Greenport High School students will have access to fresh fruits and vegetables right next to the school’s cafeteria.
On Monday, Greenport unveiled the school district’s student-constructed aquaponics system, a unit of PVC pipes, water flow, and LED lights that operate as a garden inside the school building. READ
A federal judge in New York has blocked the Trump administration from inquiring about citizenship on the 2020 Census. READ