Daily Update

Spotted lanternfly poses threat to East End vineyards, Police urge residents to lock cars after string of vehicle thefts

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Here are the headlines for Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022.


Spotted lanternfly, an invasive species, continues to pose threat to East End vineyards

After string of vehicle thefts, police urge residents to lock their cars

Sound & Skate Festival in Greenport showcases artists, high-flying performances

Southold opens Peconic Lane cooling center as heat advisory continues


Riverhead Raceway: Slepian triumphs; 170 cars pack pits

Riverhead opens cooling center as heat advisory continues


My favorite things: Miriam Foster & Grayson Murphy

North Fork Dream Home: Enjoy the rest of summer with your very own waterslide and resort-style backyard


Expect mostly sunny skies today with a high temperature around 89 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. A heat advisory is in effect through 8 p.m. with the heat index expected to rise as high as 97 degrees. There’s a chance for showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. and the low tonight will be around 73.