The Perseid Meteor Shower will light up the night sky this weekend.
This year, during its peak, people should see about 60 to 70 meteors per hour. Find out how many you can count at the main parking lot at Wildwood State Park. READ
While most of us go outside and take precautions to avoid ticks, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County employee Tamson Yeh does the opposite. READ
Riverhead Little League is hoping to use the field at Iron Point Park in Flanders in the future, according to Jeremy Savio, the league’s president.
The Iron Point field had been the home of Flanders Little League until that league was folded into Riverhead’s in 2014 due to lack of participation. READ
New indoor accommodations at Wildwood State Park are now open to the public.
State Parks Commissioner Rose Harvey held a press conference Monday afternoon announcing the opening of 10 new cottages that are now available to rent on the Wading River grounds. Until now, Wildwood only offered sites for tents and trailers. READ
Christy Hawkins woke up in a panic recently. The Baiting Hollow resident had been thinking about the future of the property at Enterprise Park at Calverton that may be sold for $40 million to Triple Five Group. READ
North Fork anglers are always restless in the winter. Tautog and sea bass are memories, winter flounder are virtually extinct and fluke are at least four months away. If you are lucky like one of our Southold friends who heads far enough south, you can contemplate sunny skies and good snook fishing, but what about Long Island cod fishing? READ
The scene at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan this past weekend was all-nautical as the Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show was in full swing. First held in 1905, it is the nation’s longest-running boat show, bringing together hundreds of businesses that represent dozens of manufacturers. READ
The wet, cold spring has led to less honey this season on the North Fork.
All bees, not just honeybees, need flowers for food, and Long Island is increasingly losing flowery areas due to residential development and deer eating the plants. READ