Laurel, 2168 Main Road (Credit: Vera Chinese)
The postman’s unofficial creed — “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night” — applies just as much to postal patrons in the North Fork’s small hamlets as it does to postal employees themselves.
The facilities are veritable meetinghouses where residents travel not only to pick up and send mail, but to converse with neighbors and gossip about town goings-on — no matter the weather outside. “Post offices are a hub of these little communities,” said local historian Richard Wines.
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There are 28 open houses scheduled on the North Fork this weekend ranging in price from $349,000 to $1.75 million. Get a sneak peek at the listings here first.
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Listings prepared for Times/Review Newspapers by Suffolk Research Service, dated March 24-30, 2014. (more…)
This week’s North Fork Dream Home is a bayfront house nestled away on 1.75 acres in Cutchogue’s Nassau Point community. With 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, a Jacuzzi and heated in-ground pool, and a great room with a stone fireplace, you may never want to leave home.
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Library Hall, pictured in 1905, stood across from the Mattituck train station, at the corner of Westphalia Avenue and Pike Street. (Credit: Mattituck-Laurel Library)
For 58 years, Library Hall in Mattituck was a hub of activity, a beacon that drew the community and held great personal significance for the scores of residents who spent time there. (more…)
You will be dazzled by this modern home’s panoramic views of the Long Island Sound. The renovated tudor features state-of-the-art kitchen appliances and an extra large master suite that faces the water. Located off Roanoke Avenue in Riverhead, the home is especially private.
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The Wading River Historical Society building on North Country Road. (Credit: Rachel Young)
The Wading River Historical Society occupies a well-kept, muted-blue house erected nearly 200 years ago on North Country Road that smells its age. (more…)
Douglas Elliman will open a second North Fork location at the former Lloyd’s Realty in Greenport. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
Real estate powerhouse Douglas Elliman is expanding its North Fork presence with a second office in downtown Greenport.
The firm has acquired the former Lloyd’s Realty on Front Street in Greenport and former owner Kathy Lloyd Rosenbaum and her team will be among the new location’s agents.
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