08/31/18 12:00pm
08/31/2018 12:00 PM

Family members and members of the Cutchogue Fire Department gathered Thursday evening to honor the memories of department members Jason Cooper and Andrew McCaffery, both of whom died last year. Mr. Cooper was 47, and Mr. McCaffery was 41. (more…)

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08/29/18 6:04am
08/29/2018 6:04 AM

Update (11:50 a.m.): First responders say a 58-year-old Babylon woman who was impaled on a mushroom mooring anchor in the Peconic Bay off Nassau Point in Cutchogue Tuesday is expected to make a full recovery.

The woman was injured when she fell off her paddleboard and became impaled on the mooring anchor that was submerged beneath the water’s surface approximately 50 feet from shore, according to Southold Town police, which responded to the distress call around 6:50 p.m. READ

08/26/18 8:21am
08/26/2018 8:21 AM

A huge crowd turned out for the 62nd annual Cutchogue Fire Department chicken barbecue Saturday.

More than 3,000 chickens were grilled on long pits and served by volunteers at the New Suffolk Avenue grounds.

The event serves as a fundraiser for the department.

Photographer Elizabeth Wagner captured the event in these photos.

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02/19/18 7:00pm
02/19/2018 7:00 PM

Hello, my name is Kenny Burns. I’m with the Cutchogue Fire Department. This is my second year as captain. It’s my 11th year as a member and, because of being a volunteer, I actually do this now for a living. I work as a paid first responder for Amagansett and Bridgehampton.  READ

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01/02/18 11:48am
01/02/2018 11:48 AM

On a bitter cold evening, a couple was enjoying the warmth of their fireplace at their Harvest Lane home on the first night of the new year when the alarm company called; the smoke detector in the basement was going off. Matthew Simone told them everything was fine at first, but when he opened the door to the basement he found smoke, his partner, Pamela Watson recalled.  READ

11/06/17 6:00am
11/06/2017 6:00 AM

After commissioner and ex-chief Andrew “Drew” McCaffery of the Cutchogue Fire Department died Aug. 12 at 41, his family wanted to find a way to honor his memory by raising money for some of his favorite charities. He was best known in his community for lending a helping hand whenever needed.

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