09/08/17 6:00am
09/08/2017 6:00 AM

North Fork business owners may be in trouble next summer if the J-1 work visa program is discontinued.

The J-1 program allows students from foreign countries to come to the United States during the summer to work. They are legal workers who pay taxes and provide help to employers who request them.

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08/21/17 6:00pm
08/21/2017 6:00 PM

Hi. I’m Howard Waldman. I’m the proprietor of Jamesport Country Store. We’ve been here for 45 years. I was living and working in Manhattan and my mother wanted to leave her job, so we decided we would open this store. She opened it in 1973. My mother passed away in 1983 and we had a young lady running the store. I retired from my job in 1989 in New York and came here full time.

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