Here are the 25 most read Stories of 2015 so far

As we head into the second half of 2015, The Suffolk Times is taking a quick look back at the most-read stories of the year so far. If you’ve missed out on any of the major news, here’s where to catch up.

  1. Greenport mother and daughter go missing in NYC, turn up days later unharmed.
  2. Southold teacher accused of driving drunk in fatal accident.
  3. After a five year wait, a local shelter dog goes viral and finds a home.
  4. A historic Southold church burns to the ground.
  5. The “Sea Jitney,” a new high-speed ferry from New York City to the East End.
  6. Noted activist and feminist dies in house fire.
  7. Greenport man reported missing.
  8. Three residents escape from Greenport fire unharmed.
  9. January blizzard strikes the North Fork.
  10. Retired firefighter springs to the rescue in Long Island Sound.
  11. Osprey live-stream delights local viewers.
  12. Local superintendent slams education reform as ‘the worst’ in state history.
  13. Sea Tow International founder Joseph Frohnhoefer dies at age 71.
  14. Police blotter: Cops told to be on the lookout for ‘sex party.’
  15. Iconic New Suffolk home demolished.
  16. Local 7-Eleven owner sentenced to seven years in federal prison.
  17. Three people injured in Cutchogue industrial accident.
  18. Men arrested on rape charges in Greenport.
  19. Blind woman’s guide dog kicked out of Mattituck restaurant.
  20. Tractor struck by train in Laurel, worker injured.
  21. Bicyclist hit by truck in Southold.
  22. After guilty plea, Greenport math teacher returns to work.
  23. New law designed to help care for lyme disease patients.
  24. Man breaks into Greenport home, drinks beer, falls asleep, police say.
  25. Greenport man accused of sexually abusing 3-year-old girl.