08/13/19 11:50am
08/13/2019 11:50 AM

Just past noon Monday on another hot, sunny afternoon, Anthony Brown was already six hours into his shift. He wore a neon shirt meant to draw attention of the passing motorists around the construction zone on Route 48 in Southold. And he wore a white hard hat and safety goggles.  READ

08/08/19 6:00am
08/08/2019 6:00 AM

In recent weeks, quite a few sharks have made headlines around Long Island. First there was drone footage of sharks corralling and then feasting on a school of Atlantic menhaden (aka bunker) in Southampton. Later, a 10-foot basking shark was spotted swimming deep inside Shinnecock Bay. And just last month, some beachgoers recorded video footage of a large shark swimming in the shallows in Riverhead and Mattituck. Is this a publicity stunt by the producers of “Shark Week” or is something much more significant happening here?  (more…)

07/27/19 6:00am
07/27/2019 6:00 AM

A compass affixed to a table below deck of the sailboat Ness points south as the steel-hulled boat gently rocks while docked at Mitchell Park Marina in Greenport. Phillip Sax, the lone crew member aboard the boat, positioned the compass at the ideal spot, next to the narrow bench that serves as his sleeping quarters. READ