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
Late-night taxi driver turned assistant professor turned NYC police officer Stephen Capozzoli kicked off his retro video and photography exhibit at East End Arts Gallery in Riverhead last Friday — this time, as the self-proclaimed “audio-video” guy. READ
East End fishermen are speaking out against proposed cuts that could reduce the harvest of striped bass by up to 18 percent, compared to 2017 levels. READ
How do we, as a community, interact to expand local efforts addressing mental health and substance use disorders for our youth and our families? READ
Walter Alvizures-Gomez, 24, of Greenport was arrested Saturday around 4:55 p.m. and charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, drinking alcohol in his motor vehicle while on the highway and driving without a license, according to Southold Town police. READ
Sept. 22, 1951 – Sept. 11, 2019
Once, there were three kids who grew up in Rhinebeck, N.Y., with an extraordinary mom. She had an infectious sense of adventure and taught them the joy of a great book, a thick chocolate milkshake and sometimes having breakfast for dinner. She had a seemingly endless reserve of energy, which came in handy when she drove them all over the tri-state area for Irish step dancing, after her own epic weekday commutes.
A Greenport man who prosecutors said knowingly sold heroin laced with fentanyl that caused a fatal overdose in Riverhead was acquitted of second-degree manslaughter Thursday. READ
Talk about going from one extreme to another.
The Southold High School boys cross-country team said goodbye to six seniors, the largest graduating class Karl Himmelmann has had in his 11 years coaching the team. READ
A revote on the Greenport School District’s revised bond proposal has been postponed until December, officials announced at Tuesday’s board meeting. (more…)
The 2019 East End Maritime Festival grand marshals have been announced and longtime North Fork residents Rich Vandenburgh and John Liegey of Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. will be at the helm. READ