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10/31/14 10:00am
Jason Tang, left, with David Markel of Southold the morning after they met during a nor'easter last week. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)

Jason Tang, left, with David Markel of Southold the morning after they met during a nor’easter last week. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)

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…)

10/30/14 2:00pm
Greenport Village Hall.

Greenport Village Hall.

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…)

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10/30/14 8:00am
Election signs should be off the roadway by next week as voters head to the polls tuesday, Nov. 4. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

Election signs should be off the roadway by next week as voters head to the polls tuesday, Nov. 4. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

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…)

10/29/14 3:45pm
WaterFire in Providence, R.I.. Credit: Oko Zoko

WaterFire in Providence, R.I.. Credit: Oko Zoko

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…)