Mark Miller (left) and his son Evan standing on Mount Rucu Pichincha in Ecuador. (Credit: Mark Miller)
Southold resident and businessman Mark Miller called the experience “life-changing” for him and his 19-year-old son, Evan.
In January, the duo set out to scale Ecuador’s three highest mountains. The excursion resulted in a stronger bond between father and son — that and a generous donation to Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport. (more…)
Arrested Tuesday afternoon were (from left): Justin Benkov, Bryant Smith and Michael Barry. (Credit: Riverhead police)
Three men tried to flee police as the East End Drug Task Force descended on a Riverhead home to execute a search warrant Tuesday afternoon, Riverhead Town police said. (more…)
Bayview Farm owner Paul Reeve (right) said tractors are ready, but the soil is not. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
In a drastic change to their normal routines, North Fork farmers say they aren’t doing much these days.
By the time St. Patrick Day rolls around, Bayview Farm and Market owner Paul Reeve says he usually has seeds in the ground in anticipation of a May harvest.
But this year’s prolonged winter has put a kink in the system, delaying seeding by more than two weeks. April 1 has come and gone and no planting has been done at the Aquebogue farm. (more…)
Gary Joyce of Aquebogue (left) and Ed Densieski of Riverhead sort through a catch. (Credit: Carrie Miller, file)
There is a silver lining to the prolonged winter for local fishermen and seafood lovers: Bay scallop season has been extended an extra month to help area fishermen recoup losses contributed to the brutally cold weather.
The Millstone Power Station in Waterford, Conn. (Credit: Courtesy photo)
In a split vote Tuesday, county lawmakers approved an $80,000 study on the impacts that Connecticut’s Millstone Nuclear Power Plant has on water temperature of the Long Island Sound. (more…)
These two baby owls were recused Monday at same house where another owl was saved last week. (Credit: Joseph DiVello)
Baby owls are having a tough time staying in their nest at one Southold property.
Four days after a local real estate agent and animal rescue crews helped a juvenile great horned owl back into its tree after it had fallen, two babies found themselves in a similar situation Sunday. (more…)
A Precious Pups lawyer provided photos from inside the shelter to the News-Review last year. (Courtesy: Precious Pups)
A dog adoption center in Calverton accused of selling sick animals has been permanently shut down and its owners barred from selling, fostering or adopting out animals, according to a court order.
This baby owl was rescued in Southold on Thursday. (Credit: Gillian Wood Pultz)
A baby owl that fell out of its nest in Southold Thursday afternoon has safely returned to his tree in Southold thanks a quick-thinking real estate agent and local animal rescue workers.