Peconic Community School in Aquebogue has a new teacher who’s a familiar face to most of the staff.
Shannon Timoney is the private school’s new upper primary teacher, whose class includes students in grades 4 through 6. She previously taught for eight years at the Ross School in East Hampton. READ
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In the crisp air of a September afternoon, 15-year-old Christian Shackel and his father, Matt, can easily pick up and flip the wooden skeleton in their Aquebogue front yard. But soon enough, once Christian adds six more sheets worth of plywood, fiberglass and an engine, the 18-foot handmade work skiff won’t be quite as easy to lift. READ
Jamesport Fire Department’s Long Island Sound to Peconic Bay 10K/5K Run is just around the corner! You can still take advantage of the pre-registration price ($25) as long as you register by Aug. 15. (more…)
Bri Ristau felt like taking a break.
The 20-year-old videographer, who was working from home Friday afternoon at her family’s Church Lane farmhouse in Aquebogue, said she was “stressed out” after fielding business calls and had decided to scoop herself some ice cream inside a barn on her parents’ property.
But soon after she exited the house, Ms. Ristau said, she heard what she described as a “beeping noise” coming from a fire alarm inside the 1880s home. Then she saw the smoke. (more…)
Firefighters from at least four departments helped quell a house fire on Church Lane Friday afternoon. READ
The Aldrich House (1873-2015)
Cause of death: Demolition by neglect
Next of kin: The Old Steeple Church and some 90 other “relatives” along Aquebogue’s Main Road
Burial: Town landfill (more…)
I hope you’re enjoying your summer vacation! If you haven’t made it to the beach yet, now is the time. Don’t miss out on this great treasure we have on the North Fork. My husband is not much of a beach person so we like to do other local fun activities. (more…)
Main Road bid a sad farewell to a piece of its history over the weekend.
Owners began to demolish a famous Gothic house at 591 Main Road in Aquebogue Saturday to make way for a new home. READ