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In the snow, Aquebogue

This Morning’s Bulletin — 12.15.17

Good Morning! • There’s a 30 percent chance of snow today, mainly after 3 p.m., with Increasing clouds throughout the day and a high near 32. Wind chill values will be between 10 and 20

Main Street, Sag Harbor Fire

Two Days Before Anniversary of Fire, State Grant Puts Sag Harbor Cinema Fundraising Goal In Reach

Just two days before the first anniversary of the Sag Harbor Cinema fire on Dec. 16 of last year, the Sag Harbor Partnership announced that they have received a $1.4 million grant from the

Winter's Sprouts, Aquebogue

This Morning’s Bulletin — 12.14.17

Good Morning! • Our overnight snowfall is expected to taper off by 9 a.m., with another inch possible this morning. We’ve seen accumulations of up to two inches here as of 6 a.m. The high

Board members at the New Suffolk School Board's Dec. 13 meeting.

As Deadline Looms, Future Still Uncertain for New Suffolk School

With one month left to make a decision on the possible shuttering of the New Suffolk School, this tight-knit North Fork community still seems stunned at how quickly things have changed for their tiny

Before the first Lighting, Tuesday afternoon.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 12.13.17

Good Morning! • There’s a 20 percent chance of snow showers before 3 p.m. today, but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 33 degrees but wind chill values between 10 and 15,

Honorees at North Fork Audubon's holiday party Dec. 3.

North Fork Audubon Honors Bird Protectors

The North Fork Audubon Society honored Robin Simmen and Dr. William Zitek for their commitment to wildlife, particularly the avian kind, at their holiday party Dec. 3 at Case’s Place in New Suffolk. Dr. William

Gabreski Airport in 1996

SCWA Files Complaint Against Manufacturers of Several Groundwater Contaminants

After the U.S. Department of Defense refused to pay for work done by the Suffolk County Water Authority and the Suffolk County Health Department to protect the public from contaminants in private wells surrounding

Michael Daly

The Homestead: The New Fashioned Way

by Michael Daly The Old Fashioned Way… Grandma’s apple pie…Ma’s beach plum jelly…Dad comin’ home with fresh-caught striped bass…children Trick-or-Treating on Halloween…all among the many things we enjoyed in years gone by. Tweeting…snapping…downloading…Facetiming…GPS…online dating…terrorism…all among the things

Renewable Energy Long Island Executive Director Gordian Raacke at East Hampton's Energy Sustainability Committee meeting Nov. 20.

East Hampton: Preparing for the Great Energy Transformation

The South Fork is now in the middle of a Great Transformation from fossil fuel power to renewable energy. When East Hampton Town set out in 2014 on a quest to produce all its electricity

Sunset in the vineyards, Jamesport

Southold Nixes New Winery Code

After nearly five hours of testimony from farmers and vineyard owners Dec. 5, Southold Town has withdrawn a controversial new measure to define use regulations for wineries in residential zoning districts. The code amendment was

A proposal for "The Hills at East Quogue"

The Hills at Southampton PDD Fails in Long-Awaited Vote

The Southampton Town Board did not reach the supermajority vote it needed to pass The Hills at Southampton Planned Development District in East Quogue Tuesday afternoon. The proposal, which has been the subject of controversy

County Executive Steve Bellone | courtesy photo

Bellone Wants Suffolk To Stand Up To Trump on Tax Bill

Both houses of Congress have already approved sweeping changes in the nation’s tax code, and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone is now asking Long Islanders to push President Donald Trump to reconsider aspects of


Building Good Science

It’s very easy for us, as social animals, to equate an unwavering position on issues with strength, resolve and conviction. After all, we want to know that what was true yesterday will be true

Plum Island in a Department of Homeland Security aerial photo.

Report: Like Much About Plum Island, Cleanup Remains a Mystery

by Beth Young It’s been four years since New York Governor Andrew Cuomo sternly rebuked the federal Department of Homeland Security and General Services Administration over their handling of the environmental cleanup of Plum Island,

Christopher DiSunno and Daniel Becker in Center Stage’s production of “A Christmas Carol.”

Center Stage’s Christmas Carol Delight

by Beth Young I spent my childhood weekends in the seats of Theatre Three in Port Jefferson, listening as my father took part in rehearsals for their perennial production of “A Christmas Carol.” It’s a

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