Week in Review: Stories you may have missed

10/27/2013 3:00 PM |
PAUL SQUIRE PHOTO | Dan Heston, the proud new owner of this 46-foot-tall flagpole, says he hopes to install the beam in the spring.

PAUL SQUIRE PHOTO | Dan Heston, the proud new owner of this 46-foot-tall flagpole, says he hopes to install the beam in the spring.

Four-story flagpole finds a new home in Cutchogue

Cutchogue resident Dan Heston said he’d always wanted a wooden flagpole to stand over Salt Air Farm, the property he owns on New Suffolk Road in Cutchogue.

So when he picked up a copy of The Suffolk Times two months ago and read about a Southold man trying to find a new home for a historic 46-foot flagpole, he knew he had to get it. Read more …

JENNIFER GUSTAVSON PHOTO | Mattituck seniors taking students' tickets at Mattituck Cinemas. On Monday morning, the school showed "Bully," a 2011 documentary showing how bullying affects teenagers and their families.

JENNIFER GUSTAVSON PHOTO | Mattituck seniors taking students’ tickets at Mattituck Cinemas. On Monday morning, the school showed “Bully,” a 2011 documentary showing how bullying affects teenagers and their families.

Mattituck students hit the theater to watch ‘Bully’ documentary

Mattituck-Cutchogue School District students got emotional Tuesday morning discussing five bullied teens they’d only just met on the big screen.

The group of junior-senior high school students visited Mattituck Cinemas to watch the 2011 documentary “Bully,” which depicts how bullying has affected children and their families. Read more …

KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | Eastern Long Island Hospital has proposed installing two lighted signs at its entrances, but it needs a variance from the Greenport Village Zoning Board of Appeals.

KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | Eastern Long Island Hospital has proposed installing two lighted signs at its entrances, but it needs a variance from the Greenport Village Zoning Board of Appeals.

ELIH proposes installing light-up entrance sign

Eastern Long Island Hospital’s request for a variance to install new illuminated signs on its property has shed light on other unpermitted signage and Village code violations at the hospital, Greenport Zoning Board of Appeals chairman Doug Moore said at last week’s meeting. Read more …

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CARRIE MILLER PHOTO | One man reportedly blew a red light on Route 48 on Monday afternoon, resulting in a car crash.

Cops: 2 hospitalized after driver blows red light

Two men were sent to area hospitals Monday afternoon after a driver blew a red light and ended up in a ditch on Route 48 in Cutchogue.

The driver of a black BMW traveling eastbound on Route 48 drove through a red light, colliding with a NAPA auto parts delivery car 48 just after 2 p.m., said Cutchogue Fire Department chief Antone Berkoski. Read more …

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