UPDATE (1:30 p.m): The National Weather Service issued a coastal flood warning that goes into effect at 7 p.m. Tuesday until 1 p.m. Wednesday. The high tides are expected to be 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 feet above astronomical tides causing moderate coastal flooding. READ
The National Weather Service issued a Tropical Storm Watch as Hurricane Jose continues to track north in the Atlantic Ocean. The latest tracking from the National Hurricane Center shows the center of the storm staying in the ocean, dealing Long Island a glancing blow. READ
The peaceful sound of rippling water fills the warm, afternoon air. Water rushes down on stone into a narrow pond that wraps around the Northville property. Animals nearby like a miniature horse, goats, sheep and chickens go about their day.
It’s a scene designed to inspire tranquility. READ
A legend of short-track racing, Ted Christopher of Plainville, Conn. was killed in a plane crash Saturday in Connecticut while en route to Riverhead Raceway where he was scheduled to compete in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship race, according to NASCAR. He was 59. READ
A week before Hurricane Harvey slammed southeastern Texas, Susan Wilk and her husband, Thomas, began preparations for what was to be the first of two trips this year to Port Aransas, Texas. There were JetBlue flights they needed to check and locations to plan around the trip.
Congressman Lee Zeldin issued a statement last week calling for stiffer penalties for illegal immigrants who return to the United States after deportation, citing the recent murder of Michelle Schiavoni of Greenport.
Just seven weeks after breaking ground on a $60 million expansion, Peconic Bay Medical Center announced plans to expand to downtown Riverhead by purchasing space at the former Suffolk County National Bank campus on Second Street and Griffing Avenue. READ
UPDATE (Aug. 31): The New York State Department of Health has informed Suffolk County health officials that two additional mosquito samples taken from Manorville have tested positive for the virus known as “Triple E.” READ