Herodotus Damianos, a medical doctor, North Fork wine pioneer and the founder of Pindar Vineyards, Long Island’s biggest wine producer, died Monday, according to a family spokesman. He was 82.
Read more about his life on northforker.com.
With blizzard conditions sweeping the region this week, the last thing on many people’s minds has been donating blood — and it’s created the largest loss of blood donations since Hurricane Sandy, according to New York Blood Center officials. The organization has issued an emergency blood appeal, reporting that is short some 3,000 pints of […]
In the aftermath of the arrest of one of New York State’s most powerful lawmakers, some local legislators are calling for change while others are remaining silent. Sheldon Silver (D-Manhattan) is set to resign as Assembly speaker Monday following his arrest last week on federal corruption charges alleging he received $4 million in kickbacks and bribes for referrals made […]
This month, Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski’s office submitted a request to build six new bus shelters in the county, including two by Calverton National Cemetery. He has said Suffolk County stands at the ready to fund such shelter requests. Sam Shaffery, a junior at Mattituck High School who is a founding member of the […]