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On the Waterfront, after the races, New Suffolk.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 6.23.17

Good Morning! • There’s 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms today, mainly between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 80 and a south wind 5


Driver Salvatore Diquattro on opening day of the Hampton Bays trolley.

On the Trolley: A Trip Through Hampton Bays

by Jinsoo Henry Oh As a North Fork native and returning resident, it might seem a little strange that smart city design and urban infrastructure have always interested me more than agriculture and farm vistas.


In the Peas, River & Roots Community Garden.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 6.22.17

Good Morning! ª Today will be sunny, with a high near 81 degrees and light and variable winds becoming south 6 to 11 miles per hour in the afternoon. We’re expecting patchy fog and increasing clouds


The Atlantic Menhaden

The Bunker Resurgence: The Good News Beyond Recent Fish Kills

by Glenn Jochum As you take your fish oil supplement, feed your pet, or apply your lipstick there’s a chance your daily life is impacted by a 15-inch ocean dweller, Brevoortia tyrannus, a fierce-sounding name


Kids, many of whom are members of the Butterfly Effect, have a tug-o-war at Saturday's Juneteenth celebration.

Riverside Juneteenth Party Celebrates 10th Anniversary

For the past 10 years, members of the East End Voter Coalition have held a party in Riverside’s Ludlum Park in mid-June to celebrate Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day, a commemoration of


On June 16, Luminati Aerospace executives cut a ribbon ceremonially opening Plant 6 at the former Calverton Grumman Plant.

Luminati Reopens Grumman Plant 6, Pledging New Aerospace Jobs for Long Island

If you’ve been wondering what Luminati Aerospace is working on at the former Grumman plant in Calverton, this past Friday might have been your one chance to see their work in action. The company, founded


The shuttered former Walmart at the East End of Route 58 could soon be a cinema.

Riverhead Cinema Project On A Roll

The owners of one of Riverhead’s oldest shopping centers are going full steam ahead on plans to repurpose the shopping center with a new cineplex and restaurants, as they work with Regal Cinemas on


Alstom Haliade

Letter: East Hampton GOP Schizophrenia?

To the Editor: Reg Cornelia’s recent outbursts lay bare the schizophrenia afflicting the East Hampton GOP.  Most recently, on behalf of the EH GOP, he viciously and misleadingly denounced the Deepwater wind farm proposed for


Monkfish Cioppino | Jim Slezak photo

Eat Local: Sustainable East End Fish

by Linda Slezak We all know how important sustainable agriculture is. It protects our farmlands from soil depletion of nutrients and reduces the need for chemical additives and pesticides. The bounty of prime agricultural land


Dave’s Desk @ Ditch: Finding a Career Path Rooted in Values

There’s a radio program that airs each week, mostly on NPR stations, titled “On-Being” where the host, Krista Tippett, shares with her listeners, a free-flowing conversation covering a particular topic, with a guest who


At Greenport Fire Department's annual memorial service June 11. | Beth Young photo

When Helpers Answer Their Last Alarms

When any firefighter dies, word goes out through the firefighting network that a brother or sister has ‘answered their last alarm.’ Often these firefighters have not technically died in the line of duty, but in a life of


Fire Fighter returned to Greenport Thursday night.

Fire Fighter Returns to Greenport

In the dead of the night overnight June 8, the FDNY Fireboat Fire Fighter returned to Greenport, after spending the winter getting an overhaul at Goodison Shipyards in Rhode Island. Fire Fighter will be open


Moby-Dick comes to Sag Harbor this weekend.

Call Them Ishmael: Sag Harbor Readers Embark on Moby Dick Marathon

The Sag Harbor Moby Dick Marathon kicks off this morning at 11 a.m. at Canio’s Books, continuing throughout the weekend at cultural venues throughout the village, with readings by news folks, authors and community


In Southold, an Opera House Grows

by William Sertl The North Fork has almost 40 wineries, many more farmstands, and one opera house. Enter Anne-Julia Audray, who bought the 19th Century Methodist church in Southold two years ago and made the old


Uber Hamptons

Suffolk County Signs on to State Ridesharing Agreement, Paving Way for Uber & Lyft

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced Tuesday that Suffolk County will officially participate in the statewide ride-sharing program that was recently signed into law as part of the New York State budget. Mr. Bellone said


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