Meetinghouse Creek on Thursday morning. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
State Department of Environmental Conservation officials have closed two Riverhead water bodies to shellfishing after finding dangerous levels of marine biotoxins in shellfish and carnivorous gastropods, such as conchs and moon snails, which feed on shellfish. (more…)
Southold highway department crews patching potholes on Main Street in Greenport in February 2014, when there wasn’t as much work to do. (Credit: Cyndi Murray, file)
Elected leaders from across Suffolk are demanding more state funding to help repair roads severely damaged during a cold and snowy winter.
The East End Supervisors and Mayor Association — which includes the supervisors of Southold, Riverhead and Shelter Island and the mayor of Greenport — has penned a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo requesting a one-time jump in CHIPS funding, which is federal money that is distributed by the state Department of Transportation to local government for maintenance of local roads and bridges. (more…)
Members of the Patriot Guard Riders at Monday’s press conference. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)
Peconic Bay Medical Center (PBMC) has announced it will offer healthcare services to military veterans at its new facility in Manorville starting Tuesday.
Attorney Christopher Worth, of The Law Office of Christopher Worth in Riverhead, addressed the Chamber of Commerce Thursday. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)
Though President Obama’s executive actions on immigration reform have stalled in federal court, the policies’ potential impacts on a local level is still much on the minds of some business owners.
Immigration attorney Christopher Worth, who has offices on East Main Street in Riverhead, tried to respond to concerns during a Thursday morning Chamber of Commerce event in Riverhead called Eggs and Issues.
Brady Wilkins in September 2014, after it was announced he’d be taking over as the face of the Peconic Baykeeper nonprofit advocacy group.
The search for the next Peconic Baykeeper is once again on.
Seven months after he signed on as the public face of the nonprofit water protection advocacy group, Brady Wilkins resigned from the Baykeeper position last Monday, said Brendan McCurdy, the organization’s chairman.
Mr. McCurdy said the split was amicable and that Mr. Wilkins plans to return to his teaching career. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River High School football plays a championship game at Stony Brook University’s Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk, file)
Citing “unconstitutional alterations” to the state budget, Governor Andrew Cuomo vetoed millions in appropriations for stadium upgrades at Stony Brook University’s Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium earlier this month. (more…)
Fire crews battle a brush fire at Calverton Shooting Range Monday. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)
The Brookhaven Town Fire Marshall is investigating the cause of a brush fire that spanned several acres behind the Calverton Shooting Range, according to Kevin Brooks, first assistant chief of the Riverhead Fire Department. (more…)
A male victim was struck on Main Road east of Manor Lane in Jamesport around 9 p.m. Thursday. (Credit: Google maps)
A pedestrian on Main Road was struck by a car last night in Jamesport, according to Jamesport Fire Department 1st assistant chief John Andrejack.