Daily Update: Possible shark sighting in LI Sound, park beach closed due to bacteria

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Here are the headlines across the North Fork for Wednesday, July 17:


Riverhead fisherman goes viral with video of apparent shark off Iron Pier Beach

Wildwood State Park closed to swimming due to high bacteria counts

Partnership formed to help aid members of Greenport’s aging population

Longtime Mattituck BOE member Charles Anderson resigns

Power outage reported in Greenport Village

Dazzling display of Tesla coil at celebration of famed inventor: photos


The lemonade is sugary sweet at these longtime North Fork businesses


Baseball: Former SWR standout Brian Morrell ends summer with Riverhead Tomcats


There’s a chance of thunder showers in the late afternoon and evening today, according to the National Weather Service. The high today will be around 85 degrees with a low tonight of 72. Rain is in the forecast for Thursday.