Potted ornamental plants in one of the greenhouses at Jamesport Greenhouses on Herricks Lane. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
A Greek yogurt boom has brought herculean increases in sales to a couple of upstate counties in recent years, knocking Suffolk County out of its long-coveted spot as New York State’s No. 1 seller of agricultural products, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Between 2007 to 2012, the county fell to third in the state, according to the survey, which is conducted every five years. (more…)
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If you’re interested in becoming a police officer in Suffolk County, take note. (more…)
The Youngs Avenue home was destroyed by Sunday’s fire. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)
A fire that tore apart a Calverton home, displaced several people and killed three cats on Sunday was apparently caused by embers from a cigarette, according to Fire Marshal Dave Andruszkiewicz.
Cars make their way trough a snowy downtown Riverhead Thursday afternoon. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter declared a winter storm emergency beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday as snow that began in the early morning hours continued to fall steadily.
Though there’s been concern about dwindling supplies, Riverhead Town received 85 tons of salt yesterday, Mr. Walter said.
“That will get us through this storm,” he said, adding the town has 700 additional tons of salt on the way.
A Third Street home in Riverhead was torn down last Wednesday. (Credit: Courtesy photo)
After years of neglect, a derelict Third Street home that was considered an eyesore and sometimes attracted squatters was demolished by Riverhead Town last Wednesday. (more…)
Up to 7 inches of snow is expected overnight Wednesday into Thursday night. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
By the time this next round of winter weather moves out late Thursday, the East End can expect to see up to 7 more inches of snow on the ground, according to the National Weather Service.
Up to 9 inches of snow could fall overnight Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)
East Enders can expect 1 to 3 inches of snow Tuesday afternoon and even more Wednesday night into Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. (more…)
Nicholas Kieltyka (Credit: Riverhead Police Department)
A Riverhead Town Justice lowered bail for the Kings Park man accused of stealing ammunition from Walmart in Riverhead Saturday while being in possession of a switchblade, a loaded .40 caliber semiautomatic handgun and an unauthorized assault rifle with numerous high capacity magazines. (more…)