04/20/15 10:38pm
04/20/2015 10:38 PM
Mattituck residents Julia Amper (left) and Mary Eisenstein express support for a plan to close Old Sound Road. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Mattituck residents Julia Amper (left) and Mary Eisenstein express support for a plan to close Old Sound Road. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Close Old Sound Road in Mattituck?

That’s what some are suggesting, once again.

But this time, the plan to create a pedestrian walkway with sculptures and benches may move beyond wishful thinking. Supervisor Scott Russell, civic and business leaders are set to discuss the plan soon, those familiar with the plan say. (more…)

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04/20/15 6:18pm
The NYLO hotel on the corner of Nroadway and 77th Street on Manhattan's Upper West Side. (Credit: nylohotels.com)

The NYLO hotel on the corner of Nroadway and 77th Street on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. (Credit: nylohotels.com)

Fox News reported that they had “vanished without a trace.”

Their pictures appeared with the headline “Gone Girls” on the cover of the New York Daily News, which also published a jailhouse interview with a relative.

Even People magazine featured a pair of stories about Iona and Emily Costello of Greenport in the “True Crime” section of its website this past week.

Then, early Monday morning, five days after a missing persons report was filed with the Southold Town Police Department, the mother and daughter were reported to have been found in good health inside a New York City hotel room, where they had escaped for a getaway three weeks earlier.  (more…)

04/19/15 8:00am
A fundraiser to benefit Michelangelo's Pizzeria manager Felipe Rodriguez, who was recently diagnosed with liver cancer, will be held Tuesday, April 21. (Credit: Rachel Young)

A fundraiser to benefit Michelangelo’s Pizzeria manager Felipe Rodriguez, who was recently diagnosed with liver cancer, will be held Tuesday, April 21. (Credit: Rachel Young)

If you’ve ever stopped by Michelangelo’s Pizzeria in Mattituck for a soda and a slice, chances are good you’ve seen Felipe Rodriguez, the restaurant’s smiling, suit-wearing manager. (more…)

04/17/15 3:56pm
04/17/2015 3:56 PM
Greenport Village Trustee Doug Roberts — seen here being sworn into office earlier this month — has proposed a rule to force Village Hall to respond to emails. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Greenport Village Trustee Doug Roberts — seen here being sworn into office earlier this month — has proposed a rule to force Village Hall to respond to emails. (Credit: Paul Squire)

It’s already Greenport Village Hall’s policy to respond to emails as promptly as possible.

That’s not good enough for new Village Trustee Doug Roberts, who announced Thursday his intent to propose a new policy that would force employees to reply to all emails within a few days. (more…)