03/13/15 8:00am
03/13/2015 8:00 AM
Potted ornamental plants in one of the greenhouses at Jamesport Greenhouses on Herricks Lane. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Potted ornamental plants in one of the greenhouses at Jamesport Greenhouses on Herricks Lane. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

A Greek yogurt boom has brought herculean increases in sales to a couple of upstate counties in recent years, knocking Suffolk County out of its long-coveted spot as New York State’s No. 1 seller of agricultural products, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Between 2007 to 2012, the county fell to third in the state, according to the survey, which is conducted every five years. (more…)

02/28/15 4:41pm
02/28/2015 4:41 PM
New chamber of commerce president Brian Curtin, center, presented the Entrepreneurial Achievement Award to Long Irleand co-owners Dan Burke (left) and Greg Martin in December. (Joseph Pinciaro file photo)

New chamber of commerce president Brian Curtin, center, presented the Entrepreneurial Achievement Award to Long Irleand co-owners Dan Burke (left) and new chamber board member Greg Martin in December. (Joseph Pinciaro file photo)

The Riverhead Chamber of Commerce elected its new leaders at its recent membership meeting, selecting Great Rock Golf Course general manager Brian Curtin as its new president. (more…)