Kelli Thompson, 24, of Cutchogue, was arrested for DWI last Thursday around 8 p.m., according to Southold Town police. She was westbound on Sound Avenue in Mattituck, driving with a taillight and license plate light out, the report states. She was also observed crossing over a double yellow line into the eastbound lane, police said. READ
Greenport’s high-octane offense is fueled by its defense and lightning-quick transition. That quick-handed defense makes steals and produces turnovers. The points quickly add up and, voilá, the wins follow.
The Mattituck-Cutchogue Board of Education decided at Thursday’s meeting to remain a six-person board until the May budget vote.
The Greenport Village Board will not be enacting laws to ban the use of gas powered leaf blowers, the board decided at its work session Thursday. READ
The Southold Town Board is considering a roundtable to get closer to a firm decision on whether to sponsor a project to build a berm at Hashamomuck Cove and renourish the shorefront every five years. READ
Shawn Petretti straddled two worlds while sitting in the bleachers Thursday night. The Mattituck High School principal had more than a casual interest in the high school wrestling match between Shoreham-Wading River and Mattituck/Greenport/Southold. That’s because his sons, John Carl and Tristan, both wrestle for Shoreham.
It was an intriguing case of a principal watching his own flesh and blood wrestle against the team he himself once coached in the Mattituck building where he works. Talk about conflicted interests. READ
The Southold Town Trustees brought another recommendation before the Town Board on Tuesday, calling for a comprehensive coastal resiliency policy.
The Trustees are asking for an independent group tasked with the goal of developing that policy for the town code. READ
Congressman Lee Zeldin revealed a lot about himself last week when he came to the defense of President Donald Trump’s racist and vulgar description of African countries and Haiti. READ
Bishop McGann-Mercy has two Santacroces on its girls basketball team that opposing teams have to worry about: Melina and her younger sister, Gianna.
On Wednesday night it was Melina who caused the bulk of the damage against Southold/Greenport. The senior forward struck for a career-high 31 points as the Monarchs sunk Southold, 49-26, in a Suffolk County League VII game at Greenport High School. READ
The Greenport Board of Education responded Tuesday to often angry parents concerned about school security and other issues following the Jan. 3 arrest of a 16-year-old Greenport student who police said used his cellphone to take inappropriate photographs and video of three female students. READ