12/10/18 6:00am

After another season of North Fork gridlock, the North Fork Traffic Task Force met recently to begin brainstorming solutions for 2019.

A recent meeting, according to Riverhead Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith, brought a broad range of officials from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Suffolk County Transit Bus, state Department of Transportation, the Long Island Farm Bureau, Harbes Farm, Southold Town and police departments from both towns together to discuss traffic and other safety concerns. READ

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12/09/18 6:00am
12/09/2018 6:00 AM

The Town of Southold was awarded with the American Automobile Association’s Platinum Award in the Northeast’s Community Traffic Safety Awards Program in October.

“It means a lot to us because it’s from a combination of different programs that we participate in all year long with AAA,” Southold Town Police Chief Martin Flatley said. READ

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12/08/18 6:00am
12/08/2018 6:00 AM

An underage drinking operation led to two arrests at local businesses.

New York State Police, with the assistance of the New York State Liquor Authority, conducted the operation in Southold Town Nov. 29. Two businesses were cited for selling alcoholic beverages to an undercover state police operative under the age of 21. READ

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12/08/18 5:49am

Neighbors of North Fork Woodworks in Southold expressed concern for planned expansions to the property on 810 Traveler St. during a public hearing Monday night.

North Fork Woodworks has proposed to convert an existing 2,195-square-foot building to an office with an accessory apartment, with 18 parking spots on .46 acres in the Hamlet Business zoning district. READ

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12/06/18 6:00am
12/06/2018 6:00 AM

A new law unanimously passed by Suffolk County lawmakers Tuesday requires amusement parks and water parks to report crimes, including sexual misconduct, to police immediately.

The language of the legislation explicitly references a “troubling incident that occurred at a popular water park in Suffolk County, when several girls reported being groped by a group of men in the park’s wave pool.” READ