Herman Hubbard was a familiar face for anyone who walked the halls of Mattituck High School up until the early 1990s.
And if you ever shopped at Mattituck Plaza over the years, you might have seen him there too, broom in hand.
Mr. Hubbard, who died in his sleep of natural causes at the age of 90 Tuesday, lived a simple life with his nine children on Factory Avenue. He never sought the spotlight and his life was defined by hard work. READ
Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell is calling for a 7.63 percent tax levy increase in his tentative 2017 budget, which was released Friday. The estimated tax increase marks the first time the supervisor has proposed piercing the state’s tax levy cap since the law went into effect in 2012. READ
Edward D. McDermott of Mattituck, formerly of Queens Village and Brooklyn, died Sept. 29 at his home. He was 89. (more…)
Despite reports of people in clown costumes spooking residents, the Suffolk County police chief said Friday those sightings haven’t been confirmed and described the situation as a social media prank.
When you suffer a traumatic injury or have a debilitating disorder, so many of the things you might once have taken for granted become too difficult or costly. It’s a predicament the Esposito and Benthal families know all too well.
Today, the North Fork is an established foodie destination. But in the early 1970s, residents were more likely to enjoy a hearty hamburger-noodle casserole at home than dine at the latest farm-to-table restaurant.
The Mattituck High School girls volleyball team began the second half of the season Thursday the same way it opened the season — with a three-set win over Southampton.
Perhaps the scariest thing about Claire Gatz is that she is at the cusp of her high school soccer career.
That’s so very good for the Mattituck High School girls team, not so good for the Tuckers’ opponents.
Welcome to Ryan Joseph Philipps, born Sept. 6 at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in New London, Conn., weighing 8 pounds, 9 ounces and measuring 19.5 inches. His proud parents are Meghan (Caffery) and Brent Philipps. The tickled grandparents are Orienteers Kathy and Pat Caffery and Bob and Jayne Philipps of Michigan. Big brothers Brendan, Dylan and Sean are thrilled to have Ryan on board. This growing military family is back in Groton, Conn., where Brent is on shore duty after a few years of globe-hopping. Congratulations all around.
Pumpkin-picking time is definitely here! For the first time in 31 years, I sat in bumper-to-bumper traffic on Peconic Bay Boulevard. Our visitors have found the back roads. Oh well, it will get better after Thanksgiving. Until then, welcome to the North Fork!