Scenes from Sound Avenue

09/23/2010 12:00 AM |

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO
The Schmitt Farm’s truck at the farmstand on Sound Avenue in
Riverhead.

Civic groups and elected leaders are pushing to preserve a 4.1-acre Sound Avenue parcel as open space and prevent a shopping center from being built there. Sound Avenue, which parallels Long Island Sound, is a state-designated historic corridor. The News-Review editorial board has urged Suffolk County to buy the land, arguing that Sound Avenue’s rural vistas should be protected as a treasure for all Long Islanders.  So we sent staff photographer Barbaraellen Koch out to capture old-time America, from Baiting Hollow to Northville.

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