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05/19/19 5:59am

Three candidates are running for two open seats on the Mattituck-Cutchogue Board of Education.

Incumbent Sarah Hassildine is seeking re-election, while fellow trustee MaryLynn Hoeg has decided to step down.

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05/08/19 6:00am

When his granddaughters began playing lacrosse on the field at Cutchogue West, Walter Gatz stared at the field in disbelief. 

His daughter, Laurie Italia, recalled how her father would say “We’ve got to fix that field.”

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05/03/19 6:00am

As soon as the school day ends, it smells like low tide.

A blustery wind rolls across the inlet at Marratooka Point, off Park Avenue in Mattituck. It ripples across the muddy water where three Mattituck High School seniors, wearing calf-high rain boots and waist-high waders, stand.

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04/05/19 6:20am

The debate over the contentious topic of a turf field for Mattituck Cutchogue Union Free School District has concluded: Next month, voters will see a ballot item to approve or reject the $1.6 million project. READ

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03/03/19 6:00am

A solemn middle-aged man enters his living room. He sits down, takes a deep breath and looks directly at his daughter, seated across from him.

“Tell me it’s a joke,” he says, holding up her suicide note. “It’s gotta be a joke; it can’t be real.”

She doesn’t answer. Instead, she listens, as he shares what his life would be like without her. READ

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02/28/19 5:00am

Longtime baseball coach Steve DeCaro will not return to the Mattituck High School baseball field this season.

Mr. DeCaro, who was placed on administrative leave last fall, will be replaced by longtime assistant coach Gene Rochler of Wading River. READ

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02/18/19 9:40am

Officials in the Mattituck-Cutchogue School District released a preliminary budget for the 2019-20 academic year, showing a spending plan on par to last year’s figures.

Superintendent Jill Gierasch unveiled the budget, estimated at $40.7 million, at a board meeting Thursday. It’s the first budget she’s overseen as superintendent in Mattituck after joining the district last June. READ