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…)
(Credit: Tim Gannon)
Hundreds of planes, jets and helicopters converged on the western runway at the Enterprise Park at Calverton Saturday and then flew around the area for most of the day.
All of them weighed less than 50 pounds.
Saturday was “National Model Aviation Day” and Edgewood Flyers of Deer Park celebrated by having a model aviation “fly-in” at EPCAL. (more…)
A screen shot of the music video created to honor a Peconic Landing employee. (Credit: Youtube)
Patricia Lutzky of Peconic Landing was recently awarded LeadingAge New York’s “Professional of the Year” award, and staff members and residents couldn’t be more pleased.
In fact, to show their sheer delight with Ms. Lutzky’s win, everyone at the retirement community came together to create a congratulatory video to the Pharrell Williams’ pop hit “Happy.” (more…)
Andrew James Productions in Mattituck used a drone to capture this unique view of the Wednesday night sailboat races around Robins Island.
You may have seen the sailboats racing around Robins Island on a Wednesday evening in the past. You’ve never seen them from this vantage point.
Watch the video at northforker.com
Each each on Jan. 1 thousands of Americans embark on a mission to improve their lives and the lives of those around. The popular tradition of making a New Year’s resolution is alive and well today on the North Fork.
Check out what some of the locals are aiming to accomplish in 2014:
CYNDI MURRAY PHOTO | Chipper the dog resting at North Fork Animal Welfare League’s shelter in Calverton. The paralyzed animal was rescued about two weeks ago.
An abandoned, paralyzed dog recently found wandering the streets around town is being nursed back to health at North Fork Animal Welfare League’s shelter in Calverton.
A father and son found the 10-year-old border collie about two weeks ago shivering, emaciated and struggling to move due to a spinal injury that left his back legs paralyzed. They then wrapped the dog, now named Chipper, in a blanket and took him to the animal shelter.
Although the veterinarians there aren’t able to determine how long Chipper has been paralyzed, they believe he was someone’s pet because he’s sociable and neutered.
Gillian Wood, NFAWL’s executive director, said Chipper is able to move around using his front legs. Dragging his belly on the floor, the dog can drink from a water bowl, fetch treats and greet visitors. Unlike other dogs with similar injuries, she said Chipper is able to control his bowels.
“It’s hard to believe someone would just leave him,” Ms. Wood said. “He is a pretty special guy.”
In order to help Chipper with his recovery, NFAWL volunteer Scott Kessler has modified the shelter’s small rolling cart to help the dog move around. As Chipper continues to get healthier, Ms. Woods said her group hopes to find him a loving home.
“He doesn’t have a mean bone in his body,” she said. “He is as sweet as could be. That’s why we named him Chipper.”
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About two dozen educators as well as students took to a podium at Tuesday night’s Common Core forum in Manorville to, for the most part, poke holes in the state’s rollout of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Click on the video below to see what they, and state education commissioner John King, had to say.