Under sunny skies Saturday morning, pilot Joseph Fischetti of Southold took off in his Beechwood A-36 aircraft from Gabreski Airport in Westhampton Beach, bound for New Bedford, Mass.
He had intended to fly a missing man formation, an aerial salute to a deceased pilot. Friend and fellow Beechwood pilot Robert Mark was to lead the formation. Mr. Mark took off from Islip-MacArthur Airport around 9 a.m. on a flight that generally only takes 30 minutes in the air. His longtime girlfriend Susan Quagliano joined him. (more…)
On more than one occasion, Shelter Island’s North Ferry Company has had to briefly shut down operations to deal with docking difficulties caused by rising tides. Applications in Southold Town for coastal erosion protection devices are on the rise. And flooding and puddling have become more prevalent in some neighborhoods in the last five to 10 years. (more…)
The Southold Town Planning Board is moving forward cautiously with the proposed Tuthill conservation subdivision — four parcels totaling 112 acres in Orient — as archaeological research, evaluation and field testing continue to reveal multiple “historic remains” on the property. (more…)
Gabrielle Zeppieri repeats those instructions to her students as they rehearse for an upcoming show. Practice run after practice run, the six women and two men in her class at Peconic Ballet Theatre in Riverhead make their way across the studio floor, one after the other. They hum lightly, melodically, tapping their feet, pointing their toes as the music begins to take form and the sounds grow actionable.