Drainage work is slated to begin Monday, July 8, to address a “longstanding” problem on Depot Lane in Cutchogue.
Town engineer Michael Collins said at a work session Tuesday that a drainage system located north of the railroad tracks is “no longer performing” and parts will need to be replaced. READ
Four years in the making, the affiliation between Eastern Long Island Hospital and Stony Brook Medicine is now official.
The Greenport hospital will now be known as Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital after clearing the final regulatory hurdle Monday, marking a new beginning for health care on the North Fork and Shelter Island. READ
A preliminary report issued by the National Transportation Safety Board last week offers new insight into the final moments before a plane crash in Mattituck left an Oakdale couple dead. READ
Aspiring farmers crippled with student loans may have their debt forgiven under legislation introduced in the House of Representatives last week. READ
After four years holding practice at the NOFO Wellness Center in Cutchogue, the North Fork Cheer team has quickly outpaced its main gym. (more…)
Ken Homan stood in disbelief Monday as he watched crews clear the remains of a storage building that was heavily damaged by an early morning fire last Wednesday at Braun Seafood Co. in Cutchogue. (more…)
The Southold Town Board on Tuesday approved a request for proposals for a major recreational facility on town-owned property in Peconic.
Officials hope to see the property developed to fill a void in community recreation while locating the facility near Cochran and Tasker parks. (more…)
Update: The bill was also approved in the New York State Senate Monday and signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo.
A bill that would permit undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses passed in the State Assembly Wednesday.
Green Light NY, formally known as the Driver’s License Access and Privacy Act, passed by an 86-47 vote and now awaits a vote in the state Senate. (more…)
A legal battle is brewing between New York and Connecticut over the dumping of dredge spoil material in eastern Long Island Sound. READ
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Under sunny skies Saturday morning, pilot Joseph Fischetti of Southold took off in his Beechwood A-36 aircraft from Gabreski Airport in Westhampton Beach, bound for New Bedford, Mass.
He had intended to fly a missing man formation, an aerial salute to a deceased pilot. Friend and fellow Beechwood pilot Robert Mark was to lead the formation. Mr. Mark took off from Islip-MacArthur Airport around 9 a.m. on a flight that generally only takes 30 minutes in the air. His longtime girlfriend Susan Quagliano joined him. (more…)