07/23/14 3:00pm
The menu at Goldberg's Famous Bagels in Mattituck, which opens Thursday, July 24, features a variety of breakfast foods, sandwiches and salads. (Credit: Rachel Young)

The menu at Goldberg’s Famous Bagels in Mattituck, which opens Thursday, features a variety of breakfast foods, sandwiches and salads. (Credit: Rachel Young)

Breakfast sandwich enthusiasts, tomorrow is the day you’ve been waiting for: Goldberg’s Famous Bagels will open its doors at 6 a.m. Thursday at Mattituck Plaza, the franchise’s owner said. (more…)

07/23/14 12:55pm
TIM KELLY FILE PHOTO | Regina Calcaterra of New Suffolk opening her State Senate campaign in the summer of 2009.

Regina Calcaterra of New Suffolk opening her State Senate campaign in the summer of 2009. (Credit: Tim Kelly, file)

In mid-September, the three co-chairs of a high-powered commission aimed at rooting out corruption in state politics arranged for a meeting with Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who set up the commission last summer. In the governor’s mid-town office, William Fitzpatrick, a district attorney from Syracuse, raised concerns he felt were hampering the commission’s effort, the New York Times reported today .

At the center of those concerns were alleged roadblocks  planted by Regina Calcaterra, a New Suffolk attorney who had been appointed the commission’s executive director. The commissioners threatened to quit, alleging that Ms. Calcaterra was running interference on investigations that pointed back to the governor’s office.

Lawrence Schwartz, the secretary to the governor, responded by saying of Ms. Calcaterra: “She is not going anywhere.”

These bombshell revelations were detailed by a three-month New York Times investigation published today.  (more…)

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07/23/14 10:00am
Greenport's sewage treatment plant may need $35,000 worth of repairs. (Cyndi Murray photo)

Greenport’s sewage treatment plant requires $18,000 worth of repairs. (Credit: Cyndi Murray, file)

Eliminating the foul odors exuding from Greenport’s sewage treatment plant will cost roughly $17,000 less than originally estimated, according to Greenport Village administrator Paul Pallas.

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07/23/14 8:00am
Employee Barbara Zimnoski in the new Long Island Cauliflower showroom, which has a large selection of Dramm professional watering tools, sprinklers and hoses. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Employee Barbara Zimnoski in the new Long Island Cauliflower showroom, which has a large selection of Dramm professional watering tools, sprinklers and hoses. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

When it was founded in 1901, the Long Island Cauliflower Association existed solely to market and sell cauliflower throughout the region.

But as times changed, so did LICA, which eventually expanded its agriculture business to serve different types of farmers.  (more…)

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07/22/14 2:12pm
Volunteers help make upgrades to the Greenport Skate Park on Moores Lane Tuesday afternoon. (Cyndi Murray photo)

Volunteers help make upgrades to the Greenport Skate Park on Moores Lane Tuesday afternoon. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

The final touches on a $45,000 project to rehab Greenport Village’s skate park are being made ahead of this weekend’s Skate Park Festival — the first-ever to be hosted by the village. (more…)

07/22/14 10:24am
The new Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. tasting room in Peconic is likely to remain open in August, though it still needs site plan approval.

The new Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. tasting room in Peconic is likely to remain open in August, though it still needs site plan approval. (Credit: Vera Chinese, file)

The Southold Town Planning Board has scheduled a special meeting next Monday to grant site plan approval for the new Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. tasting room in Peconic.  (more…)