12/30/18 5:45am
12/30/2018 5:45 AM

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

12/27/18 5:49am

The state’s Regional Economic Development Council has announced the awarding of 12 grants to projects in the North Fork and vicinity, ranging from a Maritime Trail and children’s museum in Riverside, to construction trades training in Eastern Suffolk BOCES, to regional aquifer protection through land acquisitions by Peconic Land Trust in Riverhead, Southold and Shelter Island towns. READ

12/19/18 6:00am
12/19/2018 6:00 AM

The historic First Presbyterian Church on Main Road in Southold has received a $3,500 grant from the New York Landmarks Conservancy, a private nonprofit that works to preserve state landmarks.

Jim Baker, chair of the church buildings and grounds committee, said the money will be used to plan for a restoration of its steeple.  READ

12/17/18 6:00am
12/17/2018 6:00 AM

Aboard the newest ferry for Plum Island Animal Disease Center last Tuesday, Alice Kramer of Southold did the honors, cracking a bottle of champagne over the hull.

The christening ceremony was held in honor of Ms. Kramer’s late husband, for whom the boat is named: Edward V. Kramer.

Mr. Kramer, who died in 2015 at 79, worked at Plum Island for more 60 years. READ