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

TIM KELLY PHOTO | With help from his son, Georgie, and friend Dylan Padworski, George Lessard of Laurel clears away one of the trees that fell on a Cutchogue home early Sunday morning.

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Reader Photos: Tropical Storm Irene hits the North Fork

Irene, which hit the area as a weakened tropical storm, has come and gone without any serious injuries on the North Fork. But she did leave hundreds of downed trees, broken utility poles and nearly 12,000 Southold Town residents still without power. Check out photos from our readers surveying the damage around town.

North Fork farmers: We dodged a bullet with Irene






Local farmers say corn crops took a hit during Tropical Storm Irene, but grapes appear to have made out fine.

Greenport Village avoided Irene’s wrath

While most of the North Fork remains without power, with few exceptions, Greenport Village is up and running, Mayor David Nyce said.

More news …


Editorial: We were ready for Irene, but more needs to be done

Never in recent history have we seen a region so prepared for the potential onslaught of a predicted natural disaster.

Column: Witnessing Irene 300 miles from the sea

Let us begin with a disclaimer: We (the former Joan Giger Walker and I) were not on Long Island to experience the wrath of Irene.(Although our house and debris-strewn yard certainly were. On Long Island.) Due to a previous baby-sitting commitment involving our grandchildren, ages 2 and 4, we were in the high peaks region of Adirondack Park, namely the lovely little village of Keene, N.Y.

More opinion …


Football: Porters turn to Malone as their new QB






With Mike Mangiamele’s graduation, the Greenport/Southold/Mattituck/Shelter Island high school football team knew it would have a new quarterback this year. What wasn’t so obvious, though, was that the quarterback would be Ryan Malone, who had been the team’s standout running back for the past two years.

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