The North Fork isn’t just corn, strawberries, pumpkins and grapes. While it remains to be seen what will become of the region’s kelp, you should keep an eye out for these locally grown products that are anything but the typical crop. (more…)
Peconic Bay Medical Center caregivers spent time Thursday afternoon memorializing a caregiver of its own — a six-year-old German shepherd named Jesse — who had dedicated her life to helping others. (more…)
After he was ousted from the Peconic Baykeeper program in March, ex-president Kevin McAllister now has his own group devoted to protecting Long Island waters.
Following a 16-year run with the advocacy group, Mr. McAllister founded Defend H2O last month with former East End business owner Skip Tollefsen and environmental consultant Mike Bottini. (more…)
• ‘Learn to be Tobacco-Free’ classes begin Monday, July 14, at 6 p.m. at Southold Free Library and continue each Monday through Aug. 18. There is no charge, but you must sign up by the second session, July 21. Call 765-2077 to register. (more…)
It’s time to set the record straight on the laws of attraction — for mosquitoes, that is.
Contrary to popular belief, there is no ingestible remedy one can take to repel the little buggers. (more…)
North Fork growers say they are in a race against time and temperature, hoping they will be able to harvest enough local sweet corn to fill farm stand shelves for the busy holiday weekend.
The lasting effects of the cold winter stalled the growth of many area corn crops, putting harvesting behind schedule, according to many local farmers. (more…)
With so few hours in the day and so much to accomplish, the daily activity of eating dinner as a family can sometimes fall by the wayside.
But nutrition and mental-health experts agree that it’s one activity that shouldn’t be neglected as family dinners offer much more than a full stomach.
A free saltwater fishing clinic is coming to Riverhead this summer.
The clinic will be held at Ammermann Riverfront Park Aug. 18, a collaborative effort from the Department of Environmental Conservation’s I FISH NY program and the Riverhead Town Recreation Department. (more…)