I stepped outside, shovel in hand, and eyed my very snow-worthy Jeep.
But I was overconfident.
As I began to dig into the white stuff, I soon realized I had underestimated the 10 or 12 feet I had to remove in order to actually access my car. Being the overeager newbie reporter that I am, I had unwittingly offered to take photos of the freshly fallen snow, aptly timed as the first task of my morning — or so I thought. READ
A commercial slaughterhouse in Yaphank may soon be open for use by local livestock farmers.
The merger of Peconic Bay Medical Center and the newly rebranded Northwell Health won’t mean the local hospital will play second fiddle to the bigger health system, said Northwell president and CEO Michael Dowling.
Instead, it’s bringing the hospitals together as one “family.”
A proposal by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to eventually increase the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour — a 66 percent increase from the current rate — has members of the agriculture industry on edge.
“That would put us at a huge disadvantage,” said Jeff Rottkamp, owner of Fox Hollow Farm on Sound Avenue. “A monstrous disadvantage.” READ
It took about 11 years, but Cases Creek in Aquebogue has finally been dredged.
“I’ve waited a long time for this,” said Aquebogue resident Jack Hansen. 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 annual Long Island Agricultural Forum will take place Thursday and Friday, Jan. 14-15, at Suffolk County Community College’s Eastern Campus in Riverhead. READ
As it closes in on the spring completion of its $44 million expansion, Peconic Landing in Greenport is launching an aggressive recruitment campaign to fill approximately 60 new full and part-time positions. READ