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06/22/19 6:00am

Joe McInnis’ eighth-grade science fair project has come a long way. 

After showing promise as a science student, Joe was urged to look for a challenging project to work on by Bob Jester of Greenport, a retired Riverhead High School science teacher. That friendship led to the then 14-year-old’s connection with retired Plum Island veterinary pathologist Doug Gregg.  READ

06/21/19 6:01am

The East Marion Main Road Historic District in Southold is one of 18 properties statewide that have been recommended to be added to the State and National Registers of Historic Places by the New York State Board for Historic Preservation. READ

06/05/19 5:55am

Carmen Cincotti of Newark, N.J., who is ranked second in Major League Eating, won the contest.

The Mattituck Lions Club’s annual Strawberry Festival will return Father’s Day weekend for its 65th year, along with some of the globe’s best competitive eaters for another World Strawberry Shortcake-Eating Championship.  READ

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