New York is getting closer to legal marijuana.
Those were the first eight words of a recent New York Times story following the announcement by New York State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker that he would soon issue a recommendation that the drug be legalized for recreational use in the state. READ
The Southold Town Board of Trustees and shellfish advisory committee are warning that animal agriculture at Fresh & Co. site in Orient could impact nearby waterways and are offering input on ways to mitigate any potential contamination. READ
Greenport Village was one of hundreds of locations across the country Saturday where rallies were held to denounce the separation of migrant children from their families and to demand they be reunited.
In a meeting meant to discuss ideas for potential traffic solutions with local businesses, a message of those at the roundtable was that there is no “silver bullet” to solve traffic problems and that it’ll take a piecemeal approach to make a difference. READ
Last week, for the first time, the Southold Town Board required a waterfront building project to install an alternative on-site wastewater treatment system.
It was one of two conditions the board set in granting approval for a coastal erosion hazard-area permit. The project in question involves demolition of an existing single-story waterfront beach cottage near Kenney’s Beach in Southold, and construction of a new one on a piling system. READ
Perry Gershon, 56, of East Hampton won Tuesday’s Democratic primary race for the 1st Congressional District with 35.5 percent of the vote, according to results collected by the Suffolk County Board of Elections. READ
A community rally to denounce the separation of migrant families at the U.S. border and advocate for their reunification will take place Saturday, June 30, at Mitchell Park in Greenport.
The North Fork Spanish Apostolate is sponsoring the #FamiliesBelongTogether gathering, which will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. READ
Five candidates are gearing up for the Democratic primary June 26, vying for the nomination to challenge incumbent Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) in November for a seat in the House of Representatives. READ
In an ongoing effort to find ways to alleviate seasonal traffic that crowds North Fork roadways, Southold town officials plan to meet with local business owners. READ
Homeowners on Ruch Lane in Southold submitted a petition to the Town Board Tuesday evening asking it to re-evaluate a 2007 local law that prohibits new docks over wetlands at Hashamomuck Pond.
Attorney Patricia Moore, a Ruch Lane resident, submitted the petition. READ