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

KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | Clutching a scaled-down version of Old Glory, Vincent Yoh, 2, of Orient scampers across the field at Poquatuck Park Sunday during Orient’s Heritage Day celebration.

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Southold hosts public hearing on noise ordinance





Southold Town may adopt its first-ever noise ordinance in two weeks, making it the last town on Long Island to regulate sound.

Page 1, Posted online July 6.

Slide Show: Butterflies at the Long Island Exhibition Center





For those who have never seen an emerald swallowtail or blue morpho butterfly in person, the brand new Long Island Exhibition Center provides an opportunity to get up close with these exotic creatures.

Page 2, Posted online July 1.

Bishop’s efforts on wine label dilemma bear fruit





Congressman Tim Bishop announced Thursday that he has successfully intervened on the behalf of three North Fork winemakers to help them get their wine labeled and ready for sale, after federal budget cutbacks and increased demand jammed up the wine label approval process earlier this year.

Page 3, Posted online June 30.

Slide Show: Southold bids farewell to Chief Cochran





With the snap of a single salute to a gathering of his fellow officers assembled at the foot of a giant American flag, Police Chief Ty Cochran ended his 33 year law enforcement career Tuesday.

Page 3, Posted online July 5.

East End now has Sunday bus service





Sunday bus service began July 3 for riders traveling around the East End.

Page 4, Posted online July 3.

Riverhead couple wins free Brecknock Hall wedding





On Friday the Schmanskis were selected as the winners of Peconic Landing’s first-ever free wedding for military personnel or veterans. The couple’s second wedding will take place on Veteran’s Day, 11/11/11.

Page 6, Posted online July 4.

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Editorial: Steve Levy should forgo the victory laps

Given County Executive Steve Levy’s rapid fall from grace with his loss in the GOP gubernatorial primary and his decision to forgo re-election this year and forfeit $4 million in campaign contributions following a district attorney’s investigation into improper fundraising, it’s easy to understand his effort to rebuild his image. But he should do it on his own time and at his own expense.

Column: Independence and remembrance

The Independence Day holiday weekend was, once again, a great opportunity to savor the multiple feast that is the North Fork in 2011. This is a great place to live and visit, and we were constantly reminded of that fact as we ranged from Sound to Bay and points in between.

More opinion …


Boys Basketball: No Ryan. No Dantré. No matter. Porters can play





This summer marks a considerable change for the Greenport Porters. For the first time in eight years, there is no Ryan and no Dantré for the Porters to turn to.

Page 36, Posted online July 1.

Girls Soccer: Mattituck’s Murphy sisters form winning combo





When sisters Nicole and Courtney Murphy play soccer together, it’s not a matter of “I can do anything you can do better.” It’s more like how can they help each other and learn from one another.

Page 37, Posted online July 5.

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