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06/29/18 5:46am
06/29/2018 5:46 AM

Last week, for the first time, the Southold Town Board required a waterfront building project to install an alternative on-site wastewater treatment system. 

It was one of two conditions the board set in granting approval for a coastal erosion hazard-area permit. The project in question involves demolition of an existing single-story waterfront beach cottage near Kenney’s Beach in Southold, and construction of a new one on a piling system. READ

02/14/18 6:00am
02/14/2018 6:00 AM

Since the little free library installed at McCabe’s Beach in Southold in 2016 has received positive feedback from beachgoers, the Southold Free Library will install two more, library director Caroline MacArthur said at Tuesday’s Town Board work session. READ

03/02/17 6:00am
03/02/2017 6:00 AM


On a cold Saturday in late January, Heidi and Scott Vayer decided to take a walk along Kenney’s Beach in Southold. The Greenport couple lives a few houses down from 67 Steps Beach, but they opted to travel a little farther that day.

Ms. Vayer collects sea glass, an assortment of which is displayed on a table in the couple’s home. Mr. Vayer admits that he isn’t able to spot beach glass as well as his wife, but he stumbled upon something that took them both by surprise that day: a message in a bottle. READ

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05/12/16 9:00am
05/12/2016 9:00 AM


In July 2014, a corporation named Southold Sunsets bought a small beach cottage on a third of an acre adjacent to Kenney’s Beach in Southold.

The company name surely derives from the location of the property, which abuts the beach parking lot, where many local residents sit in their cars to watch the sun sink slowly into Long Island Sound.


05/18/14 7:00am
05/18/2014 7:00 AM

Goldsmith Inlet along the Long Island Sound. (Credit: Suffolk Times, file)

To the Editor:

Again, your reporter covering the Town Board meeting of May 6 has got all the facts wrong. What the Town Board approved is the expenditure of $31,000 to rewrite the scope (outline) of the Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed project to shorten the Goldsmith Inlet jetty. (more…)

09/02/12 2:15pm
09/02/2012 2:15 PM

Rev. Peter J. Garry of St. Patrick’s R.C. Church in Southold celebrated mass on Kenny’s Beach Sunday. Father Peter said he offered this special mass in gratitude for the gift of another great summer.

“It was a beautiful mass on a beautiful morning and a great way to end the summer vacation,” said Donna Roller, who attended the mass.

Check out courtesy photos from the unique event below:

DONNA ROLLER COURTESY PHOTOS | Rev. Peter J. Garry of St. Patrick’s R.C. Church in Southold celebrated mass on Kenny’s Beach Sunday.