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

TIM KELLY PHOTO | There seem to be few openings for above-street-level avian accommodations in Cutchogue, where herring gulls occupy individual units in the King Kullen shopping center and two young osprey enjoy penthouse views atop the old Bell Telephone (now Verizon) reception tower rising from an adjoining property.

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


Peconic Landing drumming up support for $40M expansion






After putting its plans on hold the last two years, Peconic Landing, Greenport’s life care community, is working with Southold Town and village officials to gain support for a $40 million expansion.

Story & slide show: Osprey sculpture, WTC steel dedication






Young and old, they came to Jean Cochran Park in Peconic from every hamlet in Southold on Sunday morning, bearing the same message: “We remember.” There, they dedicated a sculpture that sits on an I-beam from the World Trade Center in memory of those who died  in the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

DEC says OK to Northwind Village condos

The state Department of Environmental Conservation this week released findings indicating that if mitigating actions are taken, a proposed high-density housing project on property currently outside Greenport village could proceed without major environmental consequences.

Update: Republicans celebrate apparent victory in minor party primaries

The results were long in coming, but for the GOP, the wait was worth it.

Rockin’ for the Homeless Summerfest set for Saturday






A year after some Southold church groups pulled away from Maureen’s Haven, a program that shelters homeless people in winter, the church group that brought the program to the North Fork is struggling to keep going under its new appellation, John’s Place Homeless Outreach.

Peconic Lane Community Center set to open Sept. 26






They’re hanging blinds and sprucing up the interior at the new Peconic Lane Community Center this month in anticipation of the center’s grand opening on Sept. 26.

More news …


Editorial: County should keep hands off drinking water protection funds

Do the powers that be in Hauppauge know something about the laws governing land preservation that the Town of East Hampton missed?

Column: This is, was and will be a farming town

Before I am accused of launching the following stones from my glass house, please be advised that the former Joan Giger Walker and I have lived next door to an actively farmed field for the past 34 years. It’s currently planted with nursery stock, but for many years before that it was Bob Van Nostrand’s vegetable farm, complete with plows and dust and its fair share of farm-related noise.

More opinion …


Boys Soccer: Sadowski nets 200th career win






Asked what 200 career wins means to him, Andrew Sadowski joked that it means he has been around for a long time. But, of course, there is a greater meaning to that milestone for the Southold High School boys soccer coach.

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