08/29/18 5:58am

Aug. 30, 1968

Plans to create a separate county combining the five eastern most towns — to be known as Peconic County — was gaining traction.

The executive directors of The Committee for a New County agreed on a plan for an informational campaign to support the change. “An overwhelming majority in the five eastern towns appear to favor the creation of a separate county,” chairman of the committee Edwin Sharetts said at the time. READ

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08/13/18 9:46am

The Mattituck-Laurel Library will host a special presentation of the film “Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam” — a documentary that takes a deeper look into the letters that were sent from battle during the Vietnam War, from numerous U.S. soldiers to friends and loved ones who were waiting back home for their safe return. READ

08/03/18 6:00am

Back in January 2017, after 31 years, Robert Scott closed the popular Robert’s Jewelers in Southold’s Feather Hill plaza. Mr. Scott had distinguished himself as a local jeweler with a reputation for integrity, and when he announced his retirement, his customers were unsure where to turn.

Mr. Scott’s work as a jeweler is far from over, however, as he now plans to return to Feather Hill, this time taking a step back from the title role as a consultant for the new Satnick Jewelers. READ