02/06/19 6:00am

The late Lyle Wells’ passion for furthering the farming community has inspired a grant aimed at helping the future of Long Island agriculture.

The Wells family established the Lyle C. Wells Passion for Agriculture organization after the 11th-generation Riverhead farmer died in a workplace accident in January 2018. He was 62. READ

02/01/19 2:16pm

The historic Lieutenant Moses Case House inched closer to its new location at the southwest corner of Horton’s Lane and County Road 48. The 1700s-era home was transported across Youngs Avenue Friday on its way to Cleo’s Corner where it will be restored and turned into living space for participants of the Peconic Land Trust’s Farms for the Future Initiative. READ

01/18/19 5:15pm

Federal workers are feeling the brunt of the partial government shutdown that is stretching into its fifth week. Many workers have forgone paychecks and others are considering filing for unemployment.

To help lend support, local businesses and charitable organizations are pitching in to assist furloughed government workers during what is now the longest shutdown in American government history. READ