Tick committee members meeting in Riverside on Wednesday. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)
Suffolk County’s newly formed tick advisory committee was thrown a curveball after its first meeting Wednesday when members learned they might only have a month and half to continue their work.
The 12-member panel has been tasked with helping the county’s vector control division establish a plan to reduce tick-borne diseases across the county. Following the meeting, however, it was learned that that legislation creating the group calls it to be disbanded in October, when vector control is expected to submit a recommendation report to the county. (more…)
Employee Barbara Zimnoski in the new Long Island Cauliflower showroom, which has a large selection of Dramm professional watering tools, sprinklers and hoses. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
When it was founded in 1901, the Long Island Cauliflower Association existed solely to market and sell cauliflower throughout the region.
But as times changed, so did LICA, which eventually expanded its agriculture business to serve different types of farmers. (more…)
Lombardi’s Market at Love Lane is scheduled to open by the fall. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
Mouths are watering in anticipation of the opening of Lombardi’s Market at Love Lane —and the good news is you won’t have to wait too long to dig in to their famous Italian specialty foods.
Read all about it on northforker.com
Imported Italian porcelain tile installed last winter by farmer Paul Reeve at Bayview Farm Market in Aquebogue. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
The mere mention of imitation wood or stonework are enough to make some people cringe.
With memories still fresh of 1970s and ’80s-era linoleum floors, peel-and-stick “brick” and faux wood wall paneling, you can’t blame people for wanting to install only real wood and stone when designing their own homes today. (more…)
The Jamesport Fire Department. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
The Jamesport Fire Department is receiving nearly $25,000 in federal funding to purchase of new gear for firefighters. (more…)
There’s much to love about food from Lombardi-owned eateries and markets. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
Mattituck’s Love Lane business community is abuzz after a sign posted in the former Love Lane Market’s window Monday advertised the coming of “Lombardi’s Market at Love Lane” to the location. (more…)
Former baykeeper Kevin McAllister at the wheel on the water. (Credit: Courtesy photo)
After he was ousted from the Peconic Baykeeper program in March, ex-president Kevin McAllister now has his own group devoted to protecting Long Island waters.
Following a 16-year run with the advocacy group, Mr. McAllister founded Defend H2O last month with former East End business owner Skip Tollefsen and environmental consultant Mike Bottini. (more…)
Bank employees and Supervisor Scott Russell (center) celebrated the opening of Bridgehampton National Bank’s new location in Mattituck. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)
With hot dogs, ice cream and two supersized pairs of scissors, Bridgehampton National Bank employees celebrated the grand reopening with a ribbon cutting at its new Main Road location Thursday. (more…)