01/20/18 5:10pm
01/20/2018 5:10 PM

This year’s Snowflake Gala will honor two businesses that have been fixtures on the North Fork for a long time.

The North Fork Chamber of Commerce has chosen to honor Orient by the Sea as business of the year and San Simeon by the Sound for its community service at its seventh annual awards dinner next week. READ

06/03/16 6:00am
06/03/2016 6:00 AM

Welcome to Cutchogue

Cutchogue has long been referred to as “the sunniest spot in New York.”

While the origin of the saying is relatively unknown, it has been used in everything from news articles to real estate listings. In fact, signs welcoming visitors to the hamlet even feature the slogan.

But is there any science behind the sun-drenched claim?

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02/25/15 2:00pm
02/25/2015 2:00 PM
(L-R) Candidates at the Meet the Candidates night in East Marion Tuesday evening. (Credit: Paul Squire)

(L-R) Candidates William Swiskey, Doug Roberts, Zuleyha (Julie) Lillis, George Hubbard and David Muarry at the Meet the Candidates night in East Marion Tuesday evening. Not pictured is Village Trustee candidate Jack Martilotta, who was away on duty with the National Guard at the time of the event.(Credit: Paul Squire)

The North Fork Chamber of Commerce’s Meet the Candidates night Tuesday evening marked the first opportunity for the Greenport Village mayoral and trustee candidates to make their pitches in the same room. All the candidates were there except resident Jack Martilotta a trustee candidate who was on duty with the National Guard at the time of the event.

Though not a debate, the candidates answered questions on issues posed to them from the audience at Hellenic Snack Bar in East Marion — from shoveling snow and keeping the popular ice skating rink open to civility and openness by the Village Board and the future of Mitchell Park.  (more…)