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Thanks to a bill signed last month by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, your beloved pet can now be legally buried with you.

The legislation allows New Yorkers to be interred with their pet’s cremated remains at nearly 1,900 nonprofit cemeteries around the state — provided they receive written consent from cemetery officials. READ

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Toward the end of December, Doug Mathie received a call about an elderly woman who had died in hospice.

Mr. Mathie, funeral director at Horton-Mathie Funeral Home on Main Street in Greenport, picked up the woman’s remains and set about preparing for her services. But he ran into a problem: READ

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"Captain Joe" Frohnhoefer, founder of Sea Tow Services International, died Tuesday. Services have been scheduled for this weekend. (Credit: courtesy photo)

“Captain Joe” Frohnhoefer, founder of Sea Tow Services International, died Tuesday. Services have been scheduled for this weekend. (Credit: courtesy photo)

A service to celebrate the life of Sea Tow founder and philanthropist Joseph Frohnhoefer has been planned for this Sunday, according to a local funeral home.  (more…)