The fall harvest is winding down on the North Fork. Grapes have been picked and are fermenting, pumpkins have been carved and apples have been turned into delicious pies and warm cider.
But for our local baymen and seafood lovers, another highly anticipated harvest has just begun — the opening of bay scallop season.
After being closed for more than a year due to safety concerns, Riverhead Town’s skate park at Stotzky Park is officially reopening this week.
Or at least, half of it is. READ
The commercial season for Atlantic bluefish in New York State could end prematurely following a pending decision from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. READ
This week’s heat wave is set to stick around for Memorial Day weekend, according to the National Weather Service. READ
Those who follow me through my social media accounts know me as the Fish Guy. In recent months however, my posts have focused more on wildlife that lives above the surface rather than below it. This change of direction is fueled by two facts. READ
The moon over Cutchogue at 10:07 p.m. Sunday. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
Did you stay up to see the super moon total lunar eclipse? No worries, we did it for you. READ
CHRIS LISINSKI PHOTO
In the crisp air of a September afternoon, 15-year-old Christian Shackel and his father, Matt, can easily pick up and flip the wooden skeleton in their Aquebogue front yard. But soon enough, once Christian adds six more sheets worth of plywood, fiberglass and an engine, the 18-foot handmade work skiff won’t be quite as easy to lift. READ
Bowhunters, mark a bulls eye on your calendars for Thursday night, as Riverhead Town holds its annual lottery for hunting on town-owned land, mainly at Enterprise Park at Calverton. READ