09/03/15 8:00pm
09/03/2015 8:00 PM
Aidan Walker

Aidan Walker will be Southold’s first strings student to play in NYSSMA’s All-State music festival. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)

Southold High School senior Aidan Walker’s résumé lists activities typical for any high achiever: varsity soccer, basketball and tennis. Senior class president. Quiz Bowl team, National Honor Society and DECA.

But now, Aidan has added another accomplishment to that list that is unique in Southold school district history.


08/22/15 6:00am

With the passing of “Focus on Nature” columnist Paul Stoutenburgh, the recent retirement of Louisa Hargrave’s “The Oeno Files” wine column and the previous semi-retirement of my own “The Observer” column, there’s just one columnist left standing when it comes to continuous longevity of service to this newspaper. (more…)

08/11/15 9:00am
08/11/2015 9:00 AM


“Chris Cuddihy is at it again.”

So began the Facebook message we received over the weekend, telling us that the Riverside man who’s rowed across the Atlantic Ocean, ran seven marathons on seven continents in seven days, and run around downtown Riverhead for 24 hours straight — four times — was now running across Suffolk County to raise funds for veterans in the area. READ