Bayview Farm owner Paul Reeve (right) said tractors are ready, but the soil is not. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
In a drastic change to their normal routines, North Fork farmers say they aren’t doing much these days.
By the time St. Patrick Day rolls around, Bayview Farm and Market owner Paul Reeve says he usually has seeds in the ground in anticipation of a May harvest.
But this year’s prolonged winter has put a kink in the system, delaying seeding by more than two weeks. April 1 has come and gone and no planting has been done at the Aquebogue farm. (more…)
Gary Joyce of Aquebogue (left) and Ed Densieski of Riverhead sort through a catch. (Credit: Carrie Miller, file)
There is a silver lining to the prolonged winter for local fishermen and seafood lovers: Bay scallop season has been extended an extra month to help area fishermen recoup losses contributed to the brutally cold weather.
Whether your child is a tween or a 20-something, the topic of sexually transmitted diseases is generally awkward to broach. But the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s December approval of Gardasil 9, the newest version of the vaccine previously approved to prevent cervical cancer caused by the Human Papillomavirus, means parents may have to tackle the subject sooner than anticipated.
Ashley Reyes gives her teddy bear Peakachoo a shot, as Jaiveon Lee and Alex DeJesus-Siera look on. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
Riverhead students participated in a Teddy Bear Clinic in Roanoke Avenue kindergarten teacher Jennifer Barth’s class Tuesday. (more…)
Peconic Bay Medical Center will be joining forces with one of the country’s largest integrated healthcare systems, North Shore-LIJ. (more…)
The Millstone Power Station in Waterford, Conn. (Credit: Courtesy photo)
In a split vote Tuesday, county lawmakers approved an $80,000 study on the impacts that Connecticut’s Millstone Nuclear Power Plant has on water temperature of the Long Island Sound. (more…)
These two baby owls were recused Monday at same house where another owl was saved last week. (Credit: Joseph DiVello)
Baby owls are having a tough time staying in their nest at one Southold property.
Four days after a local real estate agent and animal rescue crews helped a juvenile great horned owl back into its tree after it had fallen, two babies found themselves in a similar situation Sunday. (more…)
Between the dreaded preparation and procedure itself, no one would call getting a colonoscopy a barrel of laughs. (more…)