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On the farm

This Morning’s Bulletin — 11.17.17

Good Morning! • Today will be sunny and breezy, with a high near 48 degrees and a northwest wind 16 to 20 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Tonight will be


Southold Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman and Drew Scott at Wednesday's forum.

As Opioid Deaths Hit Home, Action Seems Daunting

There have been 17 opioid overdose deaths in Southampton so far in 2017, up from just five in 2016, and the nationwide epidemic is showing few signs of letting up here. Southampton Town formed an


At Kyle and Melissa Lohr's new house Wednesday morning.

A New Habitat House Moves Into East Quogue

Newlyweds Kyle and Melissa Lohr have been living in Melissa’s childhood bedroom in Hampton Bays with six relatives and their pets, but this week, thanks to Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk, they’re beginning work


At Sagg Main

This Morning’s Bulletin — 11.16.17

Good Morning! • We’re expecting showers today, mainly before 3 p.m., with a high near 56 degrees and a southeast wind 10 to 17 miles per hour, becoming west in the afternoon. The chance of


In Westhampton's Dwarf Pine at site of 2015 fire.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 11.15.17

Good Morning! • Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 49 degrees and a northeast wind 6 to 8 miles per hour. There’s a 30 percent chance of overnight showers, with a temperature


On Marratooka Pond, Mattituck

This Morning’s Bulletin — 11.14.17

Good Morning! • Today will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 46 degrees and a north wind 9 to 11 miles per hour. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 31. Wednesday


Sean Monegro stirs a vat of Kerbers Farms' cherry jam in the kitchens at the Stony Brook Incubator at Calverton.

Incubating Long Island’s Food Future

Inside the gates of the former Grumman plant in Calverton is a place you might liken to Willie Wonka’s Chocolate Factory — a land of pure imagination, made real through the hard work of


After the first big chill, Cutchogue.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 11.13.17

Good Morning! • There’s a slight chance of snow before 10 a.m. this morning, but no accumulation is expected, as it’s likely to turn to rain after 10 a.m. The high today will be near


Officers of the Mattituck American Legion at this year's Veterans Day service.

After Long Hiatus, Mattituck Legion Honors Local Veterans

It’s been years since the Mattituck American Legion had enough active members to hold a Veterans Day service, but this Veterans Day, after a call for new members this past summer reinvigorated the post,


The cast of Los Nadie, to be screened in Riverhead Nov. 19.

OLA Film Fest Expands Westward

Since not long after its founding in 2002, Organización Latino-Americana of the East End’s annual Latino Film Festival has been a crucial part of its mission to highlight Latino artists and culture. But until


Thursday sunset, Downs Creek

This Morning’s Bulletin — 11.10.17

Good Morning! • We’re in for a real freeze tonight. With sunny skies and blustery winds out of the northeast, we’re expecting the temperature to around 34 degrees by 5 p.m. tonight, with wind chill


On the River, Wednesday.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 11.9.17

Good Morning! • Today will be partly sunny, with a high near 52, and scattered sprinkles after noon. Wind will be out of the east around 6 miles per hour. It will be mostly cloudy


The Red Dot Guy, Laurel

Spontaneous Entities of the East End

For the better half of a decade, strange creatures have been popping out of the utility poles on the North and South Forks. Like something out of a Roald Dahl vision of a child’s


Indian Island sunrise, Tuesday

This Morning’s Bulletin — 11.8.17

Good Morning! • Today will start out cloudy, gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 52 degrees and a north wind 8 to 17 miles per hour. We’re expecting patchy frost overnight,  with a low


Riverhead supervisor-elect Laura Jens-Smith, East Hampton supervisor-elect Peter Van Scoyoc and re-elected Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman.

Jens-Smith Takes Riverhead, Gerth Upsets on Shelter Island, Van Scoyoc Takes East Hampton

By far the greatest upset on the East End this election day is Democratic Riverhead Town Supervisor candidate Laura Jens-Smith’s overthrow of incumbent Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter. Ms. Jens-Smith, who will be Riverhead’s first


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