The Perseid Meteor Shower will light up the night sky this weekend.
This year, during its peak, people should see about 60 to 70 meteors per hour. Find out how many you can count at the main parking lot at Wildwood State Park. READ
Journalist Tara Smith has joined the Times Review Media Group staff as a general assignment reporter.
Ms. Smith, a Riverhead native, most recently held a similar position with The Long Island Advance. READ
How much strawberry shortcake can you eat in eight minutes?
There will be plenty of folks aiming to find out at the 64thannual Mattituck Lions Club Strawberry Festival this weekend. READ
The red, white and blue of the American flag will fly high on the North Fork Monday, May 28, as local parades and ceremonies are held in observance of Memorial Day. READ
New indoor accommodations at Wildwood State Park are now open to the public.
State Parks Commissioner Rose Harvey held a press conference Monday afternoon announcing the opening of 10 new cottages that are now available to rent on the Wading River grounds. Until now, Wildwood only offered sites for tents and trailers. READ
After a 148-year run as America’s longest continuously family-owned restaurant, Claudio’s in Greenport has been sold.
Co-owner Jan Claudio confirmed the transfer of the iconic waterfront property Monday. The building that houses the flagship restaurant, originally opened as Claudio’s Tavern in 1870, is recognized by the National Restaurant Association as the longest continuously family-owned eatery in the United States and is listed on the National Register of Historical Places. READ
Even the most devote Christians lead busy lives.
The Rev. Roger Joslin and the Rev. Gerardo Romo of North Fork Episcopal Ministries understand. They brought the service to the people on Love Lane this Ash Wednesday morning. READ
A decades-old law in Southold Town could soon be eliminated to ease the process for residents to obtain deer hunting permits following a recommendation from the state Department of Environmental Conservation.
The proposed legislation before the Southold Town Board would eliminate a 1960s law that requires hunters to receive a special permit from the town clerk’s office in addition to a state-issued hunting permit.
Keith Kraus and Matt Michel know how to bring the party.
Since 2009, Michel has been hitting the road to serve up gourmet pizzas at parties and festivals aboard the North Fork’s favorite mobile pizza company, Rolling in Dough’s retrofitted 1943 K-6 International Harvester.
On the beverage side of things, Kraus has been bringing his traveling beer truck Hook and Lager, a historic 1957 Seagrave Quint with 10 taps, to serve up brews at regional festivals since last year.
Now, the two friends and former roommates have teamed up for their first joint business venture to bring you B.A.R. Truck.
That’s right, a cocktail party on wheels.
Read all about it on northforker.com.
Elected leaders from across Suffolk are demanding more state funding to help repair roads severely damaged during a cold and snowy winter.
The East End Supervisors and Mayor Association — which includes the supervisors of Southold, Riverhead and Shelter Island and the mayor of Greenport — has penned a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo requesting a one-time jump in CHIPS funding, which is federal money that is distributed by the state Department of Transportation to local government for maintenance of local roads and bridges. (more…)