It was annoying to see the word drunk in your front-page caption describing the fatal accident (“Are our roads less safe today?” in the Oct. 8 issue). We all know there were circumstances yet to be proven before blaming any one individual. READ
Two Jamesport properties comprising 43 acres that had been the focus of two controversial development proposals — both of which eventually fell by the wayside — were recently sold to a Huntington-based commercial real estate investment company.
The Aldrich House (1873-2015)
Cause of death: Demolition by neglect
Next of kin: The Old Steeple Church and some 90 other “relatives” along Aquebogue’s Main Road
Burial: Town landfill (more…)
Main Road bid a sad farewell to a piece of its history over the weekend.
Owners began to demolish a famous Gothic house at 591 Main Road in Aquebogue Saturday to make way for a new home. READ
Citing ever-ongoing efforts to operate “as efficiently as possible while continuing to provide quality service and products,” a Capital One Bank spokeswoman confirmed this week the company will be closing down its Jamesport branch.
It’s one of five branches and one drive-up bank closing in Suffolk County, said the spokeswoman, Julie Rakes.
They will be closing April 24 and April 25, she said.
It’s taken three years, but a group of students from a local church who have been campaigning for more bus shelters to be installed along Main Road are finally seeing some big movement toward their goal.
This month, Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski’s office submitted a request to build six new bus shelters in the county — including four in Southold Town.
He has said Suffolk County stands at the ready to fund such shelter requests. (more…)
Firefighters from four different departments responded to a house fire that broke out about 2:45 p.m. on Main Road near Peanut Alley in Southold.
Southold Fire Department Chief Peggy Killian said the fire sparked in a wood-burning stove. And since the house is over 100 years old, it lacked more modern features that would have prevented it from spreading so quickly. (more…)
When a group of students from a North Fork church first started “Project Bus Stop,” they figured it’d be a good way to improve their community by advocating for a handful of new bus shelters.
The teenagers would also learn about how government works, said advisor Regan Batuello. (more…)
Downtown Southold’s Feather Hill plaza has been sold to three Nassau County brothers for $6 million.
The Main Road property, which consists of 12 freestanding buildings comprising over 26,000 square feet and hosts Robert’s Jewelers, Wednesday’s Table and Dunkin’ Donuts, changed hands on Thursday. (more…)
There was a smile on Rosario Naimo’s face Thursday afternoon as he pulled into the Valero gas station in Jamesport.
That’s because he saw something he hadn’t seen for a while. The cost of a gallon of gas was $3.05. (more…)