Early on the morning of Oct. 8, 1961, a Sunday, a fire erupted at the Eastern Suffolk Cooperative farm labor camp at the north end of Cox Lane in Cutchogue. Four residents of the camp died in the blaze. Three of the men were said at the time to have died in their room in one of the many squalid barracks at the migrant labor camp; the fourth died later in the day at Eastern Long Island Hospital. (more…)
Under ordinary circumstances, in another year, this Riverhead High School girls cross-country team would have been seen as a sure bet for a league championship. Coach Justin Cobis said it’s the best team he has had, hands down, with three returning All-County runners, nice depth and some good up-and-coming young runners. READ
For all those wins — 100 now — what really matters most to Adrian Gilmore are her girls, the players on her Shoreham-Wading River High School girls soccer team. READ
Peconic Bay Medical Center received a $10 million gift from philanthropists and longtime supporters of the hospital, Emilie and Michael Corey. It represents the largest gift from an individual that the hospital has received in its history, PBMC announced Monday. READ
Donald Trump is stealing from veterans and endangering the lives of their children to pay for his wall. Only Congress — and Lee Zeldin — can stop him. Mexico was never going to pay for the wall. READ
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Riverhead Town officials announced Thursday that representatives from Calverton Aviation & Technology will provide a public update on the development plans for the Enterprise Park at Calverton site next week. READ