Space 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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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
Kent Animal Shelter has quite a fan base in support of its proposal to expand its shelter on Calverton shelter on River Road. READ
A lot of young boys grow up wanting to be baseball players.
Michael Ciminiello wasn’t necessarily one of them. 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
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
Should the federal government allow dumping of materials into the Long Island Sound? Here’s your chance to share your thoughts.
Don’t go swimming at Wading River Beach, the Suffolk County Health Department is warning. READ