A strange wailing noise startled Elizabeth O’Reilly at her East Marion home late Saturday afternoon. She walked back on her deck, with a few neighbors, and looked up toward a tree, where she spotted something that looked at first like a plastic bag. But as she looked closer, she could see it was an osprey. (more…)
Transportation has long been a topic of discussion on the North Fork, whether it’s about offering the public ways to get around or managing tourism volume in the busier seasons. (more…)
As the kids move out and careers come to a close, the next step for people is often selling their larger family home and finding a new place to spend their retirement in.
But buying homes later in life can come with a different set of criteria than purchasing a place for a young family. READ
Sixteen-year-old Madison Brewer stood behind the podium and addressed six people seated in the jury box at Southold Town Justice Court earlier this month.
As defense attorney for “Patricia Harris,” Madison was explaining why her client — who was caught with marijuana at a school football game — didn’t deserve to be harshly punished. READ
As The Suffolk Times recaps the past year, here’s a look at the most-read stories of 2017. READ
Eastern Long Island’s weekly newspapers have joined together to form the East End News Project for the purpose of reporting and writing stories about one of the most important issues of the day: opioid abuse and overdose deaths in our communities. READ
I’m writing regarding the problem of extreme traffic congestion on both our roads during the fall (pumpkin) season. On one hand, it’s great to see one of our local merchants (in this case Harbes) doing so well, and it’s also nice to see that so many non-local folks want to share in some of the charms of what we experience here on the North Fork.
Following the devastating natural disasters around the world this past month, including four major hurricanes — Harvey, Irma, Jose and Maria — that have hit Texas, Florida, the Caribbean, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and more, people are coming out in droves to help.
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, which dramatically flooded parts of Texas and Louisiana and left thousands displaced from their homes and without basic necessities, locals across the North Fork are stepping up to help in different ways. READ
Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft are set to legally hit local roads starting June 29.
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced last week that the county will participate in statewide regulations outlined in the state budget adopted April. The county could have opted out of permitting such services, but chose not to exercise that right. READ