Read all these stories and more in this week’s edition of the Suffolk Times, on newsstands now.
The tale of Peconic Bay shellfish has been one of trouble and woe since the brown tide all but wiped out the bay scallop in 1985, but this year all that could change.
Day one of the second annual NOFO Rock & Folk Fest at Peconic Bay Winery in Cutchogue brought hundreds of people out to the North Fork for a day of music.
An eight-foot shark caught in a fisherman’s nets and then released in Orient Harbor earlier this week has become the talk of the town with many as-yet unanswered questions floating about, chief among them is it a man-eater or not?
Southold Voice members were more consumed with helicopter noise plaguing the North Fork than with water quality at a Saturday morning public forum at the Peconic recreation center.
Southold Town has switched gears in its search for a possible dog park site.
A proposed law to ban the sale of puppies at pet stores within Suffolk County has been yanked.
Why is a Southold merchant holding a benefit for a Connecticut radio station? And why are unpaid North Fork residents willing to provide programming for listener-supported WPKN in Bridgeport, Conn.?
Scallops on the rebound in the Peconics? If true, it’s such good news we almost don’t want to believe it.
Here are some new fascinating facts for William Gibbons, Warren McKnight, John Copertino and others distressed by my recent column identifying Orient as Long Island’s “gayest” community, based on 2010 U.S. Census Bureau data. Orient turns out to be even gayer than we thought!
Greatest Athletes #20: Edwards, Creighton forever linked
Ryan Creighton and Al Edwards led the Greenport boys basketball teams to league titles in separate decades, both becoming Suffolk’s all-time leading scorer along the way.
It has become an annual rite of summer on the North Fork, along with fund-raising galas, ferry traffic and low-flying helicopters. When July turns into August, you can bank on Chris Ujkic dominating the annual Bob Wall Memorial Tennis Tournament.
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