The next time you pass the intersection of North Road and Horton Lane in Southold, take a quick gander to the northwest at the property occupied by Lucas Ford. If things had turned out otherwise some 30 years ago, that vista would be very different today. Instead of an auto dealership, the four-acre parcel might have been occupied by an indoor tennis facility, but that scenario was not to be. READ
Those driving down Main Road in Aquebogue recently may have noticed somewhat of a change: nearly 9 acres are being cleared across the street from Vineyard Caterers. READ
Two Jamesport properties comprising 43 acres that had been the focus of two controversial development proposals — both of which eventually fell by the wayside — were recently sold to a Huntington-based commercial real estate investment company.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Riverhead police detectives are asking for the public’s help to find the person who broke into a gas station on Main Road last month. (more…)
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…)
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
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…)
The building at 1491 Main Road used to house a North Fork Bank branch. (Credit: Michael White)
Citing ever-ongoing efforts to operate “as efficiently as possible while continuing to provide quality service and products,” a Capital One Bank spokeswoman confirmed this week the company will be closing down its Jamesport branch.
It’s one of five branches and one drive-up bank closing in Suffolk County, said the spokeswoman, Julie Rakes.
They will be closing April 24 and April 25, she said.