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…)
A rendering of the proposed 114-room Marriott Residence Inn on Route 58.
A developer proposing to build a Marriott Residence Inn on Route 58 in Riverhead claims his bank won’t finance the project unless he secures tax breaks.
Members of the Times Review staff after accepting the Newspaper of the Year award. (From left to right) Web editor Joe Werkmeister, account executive Liz Person, executive editor Grant Parpan, account executive Tina Volinski, Shelter Island Reporter editor Ambrose Clancy, associate editor Jen Nuzzo, account executive Bill Peters, Suffolk Times and News-Review editor Michael White and publisher Andrew Olsen. (Credit: Terry McShane)
Times Review Media Group, publishers of the Riverhead News-Review, came out on top in the New York Press Association’s 2014 Better Newspaper Contest, announced this weekend. (more…)
Carly Unger and the lost baby fox. (Credit: Courtesy of Nicholle Donohue)
Nicholle Donohue and her daughter Carly Unger were driving on Main Road in Jamesport on Wednesday when they spotted a fur baby trotting along the roadside.
Thinking it was a small feral cat fending for itself in the cold, they decided to stop the car and help.
“We thought we saw a kitten walking on the road,” said Donohue, who lives in Mattituck. “So we pulled over and my daughter, being the animal lover and [savior] she is, jumped out and went to save it.”
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Credit: Katharine Schroeder Photos
A freak spring snowstorm intensified just as the East End Emerald Society held its second annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Jamesport on Saturday.
Despite the weather, hundreds of happy parade-goers gathered along Main Road as local fire departments, pipers, and other groups marched through the wind and snow.
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Evgeniy Pulver. (Credit: Riverhead Police Department)
About a month after arresting a man who police said robbed two banks in town, police arrested the man who allegedly gave him the transportation needed to flee the scenes on both occasions. (more…)
Christopher Kuhnle returns to play first singles for Shoreham-Wading River this season. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk, file)
Debbie Lutjen, who coached the Shoreham-Wading River High School boys tennis team from 1986 to 1995, has returned to the Wildcats, taking over the team from Chris Bevelander.
Lutjen, who also coaches Shoreham’s girls tennis team, was asked if she noticed any changes in the boys game since she last coached the Shoreham boys.
“I think it’s changed in the same way that girls tennis has,” she said. “The top players are putting more time in out of season and playing year-round, so that’s raising the overall level of the players we have competing.” (more…)
‘Sharing’ will film scenes at the Long Island Aquarium’s penguin exhibit. (Credit: Claire Leaden file photo)
Is McLovin’ coming to Riverhead?
We really have no idea who will be on scene on Monday when a new sitcom produced by Jimmy Fallon will film at Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition in downtown Riverhead. But some of the cast and crew of the pilot “Sharing” will be in town to shoot a scene at the aquarium’s penguin exhibit, according to Long Island Aquarium executive director Bryan DeLuca.
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