Aquebogue native Mike Giglio has spent the past several years as an international reporter, often sent into war-torn regions to cover the news. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
Mike Giglio remembers covering Riverhead Town Board meetings in 2006 for the now-defunct Traveler Watchman newspaper.
He was still in college at the time and would watch other reporters, “trying to figure out how to be [one myself],” he recalled.
“I was always nervous about talking to people at the time,” he said in interview last Thursday. (more…)
Michael McShane of Laurel was the winner of the Sound to Bay 5K last year. (Credit: Daniel De Mato)
Congratulations to Dorothy and Donald Frank, who celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary Aug. 15. Lots of love and good health from your family and friends.
The weekend I’ve been waiting for has arrived. Jamesport Fire Department’s Sound to Bay 10K/5K run will be held Sunday, Aug. 24, at 9 a.m. (more…)
Ezra Fife re-enacts finding a note on his work pickup telling him that a good Samaritan found something he dropped before meeting his wife Cori and son York to see a movie. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
What would you do if you found $800 underneath a pickup truck parked at a shopping center?
That’s the dilemma 15-year-old Matti Gibson faced on Sunday afternoon outside the Rite Aid store in the Mattituck Plaza. (more…)
Happy anniversary to Kenneth and Elinore Leboner of Jamesport, who celebrated 50 years together July 18. Also, Kenneth turned 77 July 24. The pair celebrated their love and Kenneth’s birthday with 40 friends and family members at the Bonwit Inn in Commack. (more…)
Hampton Coffee beans on display at the company’s Southampton location, which opened last year. (Credit: Michael White)
Popular South Fork coffee roaster and espresso purveyor Hampton Coffee Company is looking to set up shop in Aquebogue.
The company’s chief executive officer, Jason Belkin, is seeking to convert the former Go Solar building on Main Road into a coffee shop, espresso bar and bakery with off-site preparation, according to an application filed with Riverhead Town. Read more at northforker.com.
Mr. Belkin and an attorney for the company met before the Riverhead Town board on Thursday.
Read meeting coverage here.
Martha Clara Vineyards is hosting Canine Companions for Independence fundraiser. (Credit: Carrie Miller, file)
A very special congratulations to the Corwin family — parents Blake and Jasmine Corwin and big sister, Lila. Their new addition, Quinn Marie, was born July 7 at 1:24 a.m. This sweet baby girl weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 20 1/2 inches. Jasmine says Lila is loving every moment with her new baby sister. Congratulations! (more…)
The Jamesport FIre Department Carnival continues through the weekend. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
Congratulations to recent Westhampton Beach High School graduate Alexus Van Helmond, daughter of a very proud William Van Helmond of Jamesport. Alexus will attend Champlain College in Burlington, Vt., this fall. (more…)
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In late April, developer Steven Dubb closed on a deal to purchase the 14 remaining lots at the 42-acre Highlands Club at Aquebogue on Sound Avenue.
Now, after reconfiguring and meticulously staging the site’s two model homes, the rest of the lots are ready to be sold. (more…)