A nearly 18-month investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has led to the arrest of two local men for regularly selling firearms out of a car in Flanders, according to federal records unsealed in the Eastern District Court of New York last week. READ
Born in Greenport in 1945, Joe Townsend has compiled many stories about the North Fork during a life that has seen him become the village’s youngest mayor, a town councilman and a community leader in the areas of conservation and historic preservation.
Our digital content director, Grant Parpan, sat down with Mr. Townsend at his home in East Marion this September for an hour-long conversation about growing up here, how the community has changed over the decades and his battle in recent years with ALS.
Conversation is a twice monthly long-form interview with a wide range of individuals with connections to the North Fork. This week’s episode was sponsored by Peconic Bay Medical Center.
There’s a scene about midway through Michael Dweck’s documentary “The Last Race” when the screen quickly flashes to the moment of impact in a fiery crash. (more…)
More than a decade ago, visual artist Michael Dweck began photographing cars at Riverhead Raceway. (more…)
The first nor’easter of the season brought moderate flooding to coastal areas across the North Fork Saturday. READ
Sitting on bar stools at the former Galley Ho restaurant in New Suffolk on a fall evening in 1994, a small group of skippers planned a way to cap off the sailing season. (more…)
Downtown Riverhead was filled with school spirit Saturday afternoon as the homecoming parade marched up Main Street before the Blue Waves varsity football game against Deer Park. READ
A Medford man who previously pleaded guilty to a 2016 shooting in downtown Riverhead was sentenced to 14 years in prison Wednesday, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office. READ