“Greenport, like towns on Staten Island, prospered from the oyster.”
So wrote John Kochiss, author of “Oystering from New York to Boston,” in 1973, pointing back to the oyster’s heyday on eastern Long Island in the early part of the 20th century.
Fast-forward 100 years or so, and things have certainly changed. READ
A Southampton man was arrested on drug charges after he was pulled over while driving on Riverside Drive yesterday. READ
Some residents awoke Friday morning and enjoyed a picturesque winter wonderland. Others sighed as they put on their boots and grabbed a shovel.
Update 1 p.m.: Riverhead Highway Superintendent George “Gio” Woodson said highway crews have plowed the town’s main roads, but advised residents to stay indoors until later this afternoon. READ
The following is a list of North Fork postponements, closures and delays due to Friday’s winter storm. Email [email protected] to report a closure or delay. READ
Saturday 7:30 a.m.: PSEG is reporting that all but 4 of its customers in Riverhead are without power.
Should a business that has received tax abatements pay back the public if it doesn’t meet its projected goals?
Almost two weeks after a gas station in Wading River was robbed at gunpoint during a blizzard, Riverhead police say they’ve caught their suspect. READ