In this week’s edition of our North Fork in the News podcast, we look at one story that spans the globe and another close to home. (more…)
Greenport Village is holding a special meeting next Tuesday to authorize a paving project for sections of Moores Lane and Main Street before winter hits — though the cost remains unclear at the moment. (more…)
Greenport Village officials said “backward wiring” was to blame for an August power outage that left some residents without power for more than 11 hours.
“What we found was that the transformer that feeds into the relay switch gear was wired backward,” village administrator Paul Pallas said during Monday’s meeting. (more…)
Cycling through the pounding rain and gusting wind of a nor’easter was just one of the hazards Jason Tang signed up for when he embarked on an unprecedented journey to round the globe on two wheels. (more…)
Tuesday, Nov. 4 is Election Day nationwide, and voters on the North Fork will be asked to choose a governor, a congressman, two state legislators, a county clerk, a state attorney general, a state and county comptroller and a handful of judges, while weighing in on special ballot propositions. There is even a special election for Town Trustee. (more…)
Light up the Peconic!
A plan to bring “WaterFire” to downtown Riverhead could be in the works. WaterFire Riverhead, as it’s being billed, is a based on similar WaterFire displays around the world — the nearest being in Providence, R.I. — that feature bonfires on waterways while other artistic displays and performances take place around them. (more…)