For those not from the area, Aquebogue can be tricky to spell. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
The small hamlet of Aquebogue is starting to gain national recognition — for being one of the top 10 most difficult U.S. cities to spell.
According to King Digital Entertainment, the company that conducted the survey, 56 percent of participants couldn’t correctly spell Aquebogue. On average, 64 percent of those who participated misspelled the entirety of the top-10 list. (more…)
If you haven’t visited Jamesport Meeting House’s website in a while, you should check it out (jamesportmeetinghouse.org). The updated website is really quite lovely and user-friendly. The photos are awesome and the information and history of this local treasure is wonderful. The best feature is that you can now purchase all event tickets from the website. The next musical event is just around the corner. (more…)
Happy birthday/congratulations go out to some younger members of the community. First, congratulations to the Palmer family on the birth of Kellen Robert Palmer, born May 11, weighing 7 pounds 8 ounces and measuring 20 1/4 inches. (more…)
Peter Gevinski (Credit: RPD)
An Aquebogue man was arrested Friday morning for committing several residential burglaries dating back to last fall, Riverhead Town police said. (more…)
Bryan Sabatella of Aquebogue is the first North Fork resident to play for the Long Island Ducks. (Credit: Grant Parpan)
The last time Bryan Sabatella played baseball on Long Island with any regularity was in 2002. Then a 17-year-old senior at Shoreham-Wading River High School, he was a key player on a county championship-winning team. (more…)
Spring has sprung!
Volunteers have been diligently working to get Hallockville Museum Farm cleaned up in time for their busy spring season! The annual Spring Tea is this Friday, April 24, from 1 to 3 p.m. A beautiful assortment of delectable savories, sweets and teas will be served in the historic Naugles Barn, to be decorated this year with a display of hand-hooked rugs by local craftspeople; the tables will be adorned with vintage tablecloths and tea sets. (more…)
Police work to remove a utility pole from Main Road in Aquebogue after it was struck by a distracted driver. (Credit: Grant Parpan photos)
A Connecticut woman suffered minor injuries after crashing her sedan into a telephone pole on Main Road in Aquebogue Sunday, Riverhead Town police said. (more…)
Three farm workers were taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center after they experienced headaches and grogginess from carbon monoxide emitted by a space heater at Wells Farm in Aquebogue Tuesday, fire officials and a farm co-owner said.
The workers were in barn that was being heated by a kerosene space heater when they began feeling ill, said farm co-owner Eric Wells. (more…)