A mixed-use development at EPCAL, including homes, industry and stores, is the best solution toward beating the trend of young people leaving Long Island, according to Martin Cantor, the former Suffolk Economic Commissioner who is now chief economist for Destination LI, a non-profit organization aimed at improving the economy. (more…)
Riverhead school board vice president Greg Meyer honoring Ann Cotten-DeGrasse during last month’s meeting. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson, file)
Update: The Riverhead school board elected Greg Meyer as its new president Tuesday night. Susan Koukounas was elected as the new vice president. Check back for updates.
Stephen Woods, a Half Hollow Hills East graduate, struck out eight batters in four innings Tuesday against Riverhead. (Credit: Bill Landon)
For one of the top pitching prospects out of Long Island in recent years, Stephen Woods’ career on the mound has been remarkably brief.
It wasn’t until his junior year at Half Hollow Hills East High School that Woods turned to pitching full-time as a baseball player. He had been a third baseman and outfielder, winning a gold glove award at third as a sophomore and earning all-league honors. (more…)
The site of the accident in January. (Credit: Joseph Pinciaro)
A Southold man who was killed by falling industrial equipment in Mattituck in January was not wearing a hard hat at the time and hadn’t received training about construction dangers, according to findings of a federal investigation into the accident.
The James Benjamin Homestead, circa 1782, is believed to be the oldest house in Flanders. It’s on th eNational Register of Historic Places. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
Did you know that the David W. Crohan Community Center in Flanders was once the site of a roller rink known as Ben’s Roller Dome? Or that the long-shuttered Bayview Market at the corner of Longneck Boulevard and Flanders Road was built in 1910 and was used as a meeting room for the Flanders Fire Department when it first formed in 1948? (more…)
After opting not to sell the Second Street Firehouse earlier this year to Sufolk Theater owner Bob Castaldi, Town Board members decided on Tuesday to sell it to him for $500,000. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
In February, amid concern about the high cost of finding a new home for the town’s Justice Court, a majority of Town Board members backed out of a deal to sell the Second Street firehouse to Suffolk Theater owner Bob Castaldi. (more…)
A 26-year-old Flanders man was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated Friday night, Southampton Town police said. (more…)
heese, beer and stinky feet all attract mosquitoes to the skin. (Credit: Tim Kelly, file)
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…)