As technology evolves, so does the way distressed boaters seek help.
In lieu of traditional VHF radios, boaters frequently turn to dialing 911 when an emergency arises, especially when close to shore where a cell signal is still strong. That has, at times, led to poor communication between different departments coordinating a rescue and delayed notification to the U.S. Coast Guard, according to Joe Frohnhoefer III, CEO of Sea Tow, based in Southold. READ
The Riverhead Police Benevolent Association honored Southold teen Dylan Newman as an honorary member of the organization at an annual dinner Friday night at the Long Island Aquarium. READ
Snowy conditions across Suffolk County have forced Section XI to postpone all the playoff matchups scheduled for Tuesday. READ
As he had done so many times in the game, Nick Grathwohl fearlessly drove down the lane. Surrounded by three Pierson defenders as he entered the paint, the Southold junior barreled toward the basket, somehow avoiding the outstretched arms that engulfed him, jumped off both feet and used his right hand to drop the ball into the basket. READ
The playoff brackets are set for boys and girls basketball. The Greenport boys and the Mattituck girls will both begin their county title defense as the No. 1 seed in their respective brackets. READ
Five boys from Southold Boy Scout Troop 6 were honored Sunday for achieving the highest rank in scouting.
The boys were formally pinned as Eagle Scouts during the Eagle Scout Court of Honor at the Southold American Legion, surrounded by family, fellow scouts and local dignitaries. READ
A powerful winter storm that’s expected to move into the area Saturday night into Sunday is expected to spare the North Fork any significant snowfall, according to the National Weather Service. READ
“Everywhere is energy,” Nikola Tesla, the brilliant scientist and inventor, once said. His dream, his mission in life, was to harness that energy. READ
Nails never fails, or so he says.
Former New York Met Lenny Dykstra, a leadoff hitter on the 1986 World Series team, came to the aid of victims of a minor accident in Laurel Tuesday by calling 911, according to a video the former major leaguer posted on Twitter. READ
Baseball has always been a huge part of Dylan Newman’s life. The Southold teen even played on the school’s varsity team as an eighth-grader in the spring of 2017. Ever since he was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma, a type of bone cancer, Dylan has funneled that enthusiasm for baseball as motivation. READ