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Grant Parpan

Grant Parpan is the executive editor for Times/Review Newsgroup.

04/11/19 7:15am

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03/24/19 1:29pm

Paul Schulman was watching the news on television last fall when he learned of the limousine crash in upstate Schoharie, where 20 people were killed.

Mr. Schulman of Smithtown, who lost his daughter Brittney in a limo crash on Route 48 in Cutchogue three years earlier, said ‘here we go again.’  READ

03/15/19 6:00am

A funny thing happened in places all across the world Dec. 14, as people everywhere from Missouri to New Zealand were treated to random acts of kindness by strangers taking part in the $100 movement.

Just ask customers of North Fork Roasting Co. in Southold, who learned their coffee had been paid for by an individual who donated $100 to be spent on others that day. READ

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03/11/19 6:51am

Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station New London rescued two fishermen after they abandoned a sinking commercial fishing vessel near Fishers Island Sunday morning. READ

01/29/19 5:20am

Every so often, Peconic farmer Fred Lee is approached by someone who wants to know how he had the foresight to convert his farm to organic more than a decade ago.

The move, which saw the farm become certified organic in 2007 but began several years earlier, came just ahead of a dramatic shift in more consumers seeking healthier, organically farmed produce.

“Some people say, ‘Wow you really switched at the right time. You’re a marketing genius,’ ” Mr. Lee said.

But the transition, he added, was more fortuitous than clairvoyant and more a personal decision than one dictated by market trends.  (more…)