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

KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | It was all about teamwork during game time at Southold Historical Society's ice cream social on Saturday afternoon. Under the guidance of Jamie "Farmer Fred" Davis, kids participated in potato sack races and a spirited tug-of-war after taking an oath to play fair and respect each other.

Read all these stories and more in this week’s edition of the Suffolk Times, on newsstands now.


Bi-state plan to protect Long Island Sound unveiled






A comprehensive plan to save the Long Island Sound was unveiled Monday afternoon in Port Jefferson after local municipalities from New York and Connecticut agreed on common goals that aim to preserve the shared body of water.

Southold man helps woman understand brother’s final moments in WWII






In the 66 years since Mattituck resident Lillian Wagner-Dykhuis learned that her brother, Edwin Warren Hill, was killed during a disastrous Japanese attack on an aircraft carrier in 1945, not a day has gone by that she hasn’t wanted to learn more about what might have happened during his final moments.

Friday inspections could lead to demolition of fire-damaged home in Greenport






A fire-damaged house at 620 Second St. in Greenport is still standing, but neighbors hope two Friday morning inspections will result in demolition of the structure that has marred their neighborhood for more than three years.

Feds tour North Fork farms in run up to new food regs






Some bigwigs from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Department of Agriculture toured two farms in Riverhead and one in Mattituck Tuesday hoping to get input from local farmers for the FDA’s new Food Safety Modernization Act, which was signed into law Jan. 4.

Go Green Sanitation owner cited by Southampton

The owner of a garbage collection company who had a run-in with Southold Town earlier this year for bypassing the town’s recycling code has been accused by Southampton authorities of illegally running several businesses and an apartment from a Flanders site.

Demos announcement frustrates Altschuler supporters






George Demos, a former Shelter Island part-time resident who unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination to challenge Democratic Congressman Tim Bishop in 2010, is running again. He announced his candidacy for the 2012 nomination on Monday.

Martial arts can help you both physically and mentally






Tim Condon said it isn’t supposed to happen this way. The Riverhead martial arts instructor recalled a night six months ago when a 23-year-old male student encountered three men, all larger than he, who were known to pick a fight.

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Editorial: We’re all in this bathtub together

It’s not for everyone, but living out in the middle of nowhere has its advantages. It’s all relative, of course, and while the East End isn’t quite the sleepy, quiet countryside it once was, for the most part suburbia is still found west of here.

Column: Ever get the feeling nobody listens?

Do you ever get the feeling that people aren’t listening to you? Like people are hearing, but not really concentrating on the words you’re saying? I do. All the time.

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20 Greatest Athletes in area history so far …






Each day, Times/Review newsgroup will unveil another honoree on our list of the 20 Greatest Athletes in area history, leading up to our All-Time Greatest Athlete August 17.

Keep checking this post each day to watch our list grow.

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