The daughter of Louise Pietrewicz, the Cutchogue woman who disappeared in 1966 and whose remains were found 51 years later, has filed a notice of claim against Southold Town and its police department, charging that officials “knowingly” concealed the circumstances of the death and “thoroughly” failed to investigate who was responsible. READ
Suffolk County Historical Society announced the opening of its new Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant wing during a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday, officially making the 133-year-old institution accessible to all. READ
Update (9:40 p.m.): A juvenile playing with a lighter in a first floor bedroom accidentally sparked a fire on a mattress and box spring at a Peconic home Thursday. READ
The Southold Union Free School District’s proposed 2019-2020 budget of $30.6 million will remain within the tax cap, administrators said.
The Assistant Superintendent for Business, Chuck Scheid, delivered a presentation to the board Wednesday night which reviewed the district’s sources of revenue and major budget drivers. READ
It’s a good bet that the Mattituck High School girls track and field team will once again have a strong 4×100-meter relay team. The only question is: Who will be the fourth member of that team? READ
On March 12, 2018, the Diocese of Rockville Centre made a stunning announcement: Bishop McGann-Mercy High School in Riverhead would be no more.
A year later, the school that had become a home to generations of families sits unoccupied behind locked gates. The future of the property remains in limbo, with no clear answers yet on what will become of the school building. READ
In September 2017, politicians and members of the media converged on the backyard of a Flanders resident who was the first recipient of a Suffolk County grant to replace an old failing cesspool with a new state-of-the-art system.
The county’s Septic Improvement Program awards grants of up to $11,000 to offset the expense of installing advanced new wastewater treatment systems to replace older cesspools and dramatically improve the quality of groundwater. READ
The Southold Town trustees have a new boat that will help keep the Peconic Bay clean.
Last Thursday, the 23-foot boat built in Rhode Island was delivered to the Cutchogue Harbor Marina, where the trustees were waiting for it on a chilly morning. The boat, which will be based at the marina, will be used as a “pumpout” facility for recreational boats in the bay that need their toilet holding tanks pumped out. READ
Incumbent Jack Martilotta and newcomer Peter Clarke were both elected to the Greenport Village Board in Tuesday’s election. (more…)
Southold High School’s remarkably young baseball team has become a year older, and that’s a plus, but there has been a significant change. READ