As Southold Town gathers estimates from appraisal companies in preparation for condemnation of a tract of land in Mattituck, the Brinkmann family, which owns the parcel, say they will fight any attempt to seize the property by eminent domain and called the move “an abuse of power.” READ
Ava Vaccarella seemingly came out of nowhere last year as an eighth-grader to become the top runner on an already strong Mattituck High School girls cross-country team. She was the youngest runner on the team — and the fastest. READ
To hear Paul Ellwood describe it, his Mattituck High School boys golf team is no longer the favorite to walk off with the Suffolk County League VII championship. This season, he said, Riverhead is the “clear favorite” on paper and Mattituck is the hunter. READ
If Cory Dolson seems a little distracted these days, there’s a good reason. The Mattituck High School girls tennis coach has a lot of thinking to do.
Last year, after Dolson became the team’s third coach in 38 years, he was in for something of a surprise as the Tuckers (10-2) won all 10 of their League VIII matches. It was Mattituck’s 10th league title and first since 2014. The Tuckers went on to reach the playoffs for a seventh straight year, losing to William Floyd in the first round of the Suffolk County Team Tournament.
“It was great,” Dolson said. “We had a lot of fun. The girls did well. You can’t ask for more than that.”
But Mattituck has graduated seven of its 10 lineup players from last year. Aside from the top three singles spots, as of Tuesday, all the other positions remained up in the air, like a ball in midair, about to be served. READ