01/21/19 6:00am
01/21/2019 6:00 AM

An invasive species has been discovered on the East End in the Town of Southold.

The emerald ash borer, a beetle native to Asia first discovered in the U.S. in 2002 in southeastern Michigan, was found on private property in Southold last week, according to the Department of Environmental Conservation. The beetle is responsible for the destruction of hundreds of millions of ash trees in the U.S.


09/30/18 5:52am
09/30/2018 5:52 AM

Mattituck train station

Tara Striano and Ari Bekian, landscape designers for Salty Roots Garden and Landscape Design, are taking on a different kind of project in town.

The Mattituck residents have plans to beautify the Mattituck train station. Both are enrolled in the Master Gardener program through Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County, which requires 120 hours of community service, and they thought this would be the perfect opportunity. READ

06/12/17 6:01am
06/12/2017 6:01 AM

Early Thursday afternoon, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski climbed aboard a barge and headed into the Peconic Bay. Their mission: to harvest sugar kelp, a type of seaweed.

The officials participated in the first harvest of Cornell Cooperative Extension Marine Program’s pilot Peconic Estuary Seaweed Aquaculture Feasibility Study, which is funded in part through Suffolk County.