09/18/15 6:37am
09/18/2015 6:37 AM

IMG_2171_webSpace for both tent and RV camping. An equestrian center. Picnic areas. Restored tennis courts. A store selling firewood and ice.

These are all potential components of the North Fork Preserve under A conceptual site plan discussed at a public meeting Thursday held by the committee responsible for the planning of the 311-acre park, which was bought largely by Suffolk County from private hands in 2012. READ

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09/17/15 8:00pm


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

09/13/15 6:00am
09/13/2015 6:00 AM

For the past 15 years, I’ve worn contact lenses to correct my nearsightedness, the layman’s term for myopia. During that time, I’ve noticed that laser vision correction surgery has become increasingly accessible, especially since many doctors now offer financing options for the procedure, which generally isn’t covered by health insurance.  READ