A peek inside this week’s issue of The Suffolk Times

KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | Cover Photo: After marching in Monday’s Memorial Day parade in Mattituck, Southold native Lt. Michael Erdman, who served in the Army in Afghanistan and is currently a member of the National Guard and an offi cer in the NYPD, picks up his nephew Christian Bailey, 2 1/2, to give him a better view.

Check out all these stories and more in this week’s edition of The Suffolk Times, available on newsstands now.


Southold: What’s it all about?

What’s great about Southold and what will it take to keep it that way? Those questions have dominated the public
debate for decades and the town has taken on the task of finding a definitive answer and putting it on paper.

Page 1, Posted online May 29, updated June 3

Brecknock Hall to host free wedding for a veteran






Are you a veteran planning to get married this year? Better yet, are you and your betrothed both veterans? Your wedding at Brecknock Hall at Peconic Landing could be free.

Page 2, Posted online May 29

The ‘Coffee Pot’ is up for grabs






The Department of Homeland Security and the Coast Guard are ready to part with Orient Point Light in Plum Gut.

Page 2, posted online June 2

No sour notes for NOFO II






Rock and blues legend Johnny Winter will perform at Peconic Bay Winery in Cutchogue on Father’s Day and the NOFO Rock & Folk Fest returns for a second year in late July, starring John Sebastian, Foghat and other major recording artists from the 1960s and ’70s.

Page 3, posted online June 2

Who will be the next top cop?






Who will become the town’s top cop when Police Chief Ty Cochran steps down on July 5? The question remains open

Page 3, posted online June 2

Town senior meals head east







By this fall, Southold Town seniors will have one more place to enjoy the camaraderie and hot food provided by the town’s senior nutrition program.

Page 4, posted online May 31

More news …


A new Memorial Day

The parades are over, the flags furled and the bunting back in the box. Memorial Day 2011 has come and gone and for many the short-term memory of the day will be how heavily it rained in the morning and how wonderful the weather was the rest of the day …

When in doubt, just throw it out

One can never have too many walking sticks and canes. At least that was my thinking as I collected scores of walking sticks and canes over the years …

More opinion …


Babylon forces final showdown in Mattituck

If the Mattituck Tuckers are going to be crowned as the Suffolk County Class B baseball champions, they’re going to have to wait a little bit longer. They can thank the Babylon Panthers for that.

Page 32, posted online May 31

One-hit shutout is result of typical Steve Ascher stuff

t’s an almost impossible pitch to hit, a nasty breaking ball that breaks late. By the time it reaches home plate, the ball is usually in such a location that the batter can do little with it, other than foul it off or tap a weak grounder.

Page 33, posted online May 26

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