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07/11/18 7:00pm

When Shoreham resident Robert Badalian surveyed the crowd at Tuesday evening’s Shoreham-Wading River Board of Education meeting to see who had concerns about the abrupt closing of the fitness center, nearly every hand shot up. READ

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07/10/18 6:00am

After 18 months of negotiations, the Shoreham-Wading River Board of Education and Shoreham-Wading River Teachers Association have reached tentative contract. 

SWR Teachers Association president Mary Hygom said in an email that the teachers were without a contract since June 2017 and that a tentative contract agreement was reached at the end of June.  READ

Featured Story
07/09/18 6:00am

Last month, the Riverhead Board of Education honored 22 people set to retire from the district at the culmination of the school year. 

Two of them — Elizabeth “Tippy” Macksel and Jacqueline Case — have a combined 53 years in the district and together have worked in every school except the high school. READ

06/23/18 6:00am

Mercator Osinski holds tiny oysters at his family’s business, Widow’s Hole Oyster Farm, where he introduced a system that grows smaller, plumper oysters.

Three years ago, Mercator Osinski’s dad, Michael, presented him with a task: What can the family do differently to improve the quality of the oysters their Greenport business, Widow’s Hole Oyster Farm, produces?

Then just 15, Mercator got to work researching different options, ultimately implementing kusshi, a Japanese technique that uses the tides to grow smaller, plumper oysters. READ