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Long Island Food Council to Host Inaugural East End Event

The Long Island Food Council (LIFC), a networking and educational organization created to support the growth of the food industry on the island, is expanding its reach with an inaugural East End event, to


Riverhead Seeks Downtown Revitalization Committee Members

The Riverhead Town Board is seeking members for a new, 12-member Downtown Revitalization Advisory Committee, which will exchange ideas and implement strategies to create a long term plan to attract new business, devise innovative


Canio’s Cultural Café to Host Marathon Reading of Steinbeck’s “The Winter of Our Discontent”

Canio’s Cultural Cafe’s marathon reading of John Steinbeck’s The Winter of Our Discontent is set for Friday, May 18 through Sunday, May 20, 2018.  The organizers are hope the community will join in, as readers, audience members and donors, in this historic event celebrating Sag Harbor’s Nobel Prize-winning author. The Marathon is part of the village’s annual Cultural Heritage


Riverside Traffic Circle

Southampton Town Wins Million-Dollar Grant to Revitalize Riverside

Southampton Town announced Tuesday, March 27 that it was awarded $1 million as part of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Restore New York Communities Initiative to help revitalize Riverside.  The money will be used to help demolish


Riverhead To Soon Open Lottery for Artist Housing on Main Street

Affordable housing, with a preference for artists and displaced Hurricane Sandy survivors, will soon be available in downtown Riverhead’s new Peconic Crossing, overlooking Grangebel Park. Preference will be given to artists and displaced victims of


Southampton Town representatives and members of the Southampton Business Alliance at the Monday morning groundbreaking.

Southampton Opens Lottery for New Workforce Housing in Tuckahoe

Qualified first-time homebuyers are being encouraged to enter a new workforce housing lottery in the Town of Southampton. Applications must be submitted to the Long Island Housing Partnership by Feb. 28.  The lottery is for


The Suffolk County Health Department is looking to test wells between the Speonk River to the west, Beaverdam Creek to the east, up to one mile north of Old Country Road and bounded on the south by Moriches Bay.

Health Department to Test Private Westhampton Wells

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services is looking to sample private wells in Westhampton as part of its ongoing efforts to find groundwater contaminants historically found in firefighting foam, stain blockers and non-stick


Democratic Congressional Hopefuls To Speak

Six Democratic candidates are vying to compete against incumbent Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin for the East End’s First Congressional District race this year, and Progressive East End Reformers, part of the New York Progressive


Some of Southampton Town's historic resources

Southampton Landmarks Maintenance Awards Applications Due Dec. 29

Owners who are having trouble maintaining their historic properties in Southampton Town are being urged by the town to apply for a 2018 Landmarks Maintenance Program Award.   This will be the fifth year of


Riverhead Farmers Market Facebook photo

Riverhead Winter Farmers Market to Reopen Downtown

 The Riverhead Winter Farmers’ Market will re-open this Saturday, Nov. 25, thanks to new sponsorship by the non-profit LI Greenmarket Inc. The indoor Farmers Market will operate on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Southampton, Opioid, forum, task force

Southampton to Hold Forum on Opioid Crisis

In an effort to stop the spread of the deadly opioid drug crisis, the Town of Southampton Opioid Addiction Task Force will hold a public forum on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. at the


Kayaking on Red Creek. Hampton Bays

Southampton Town Named Climate Smart Community

New York State has named Southampton Town a Certified Climate Smart Community, making Southampton the 16th town in the state and the second on Long Island to be given this designation. East Hampton was the


Dendroctonus frontalis, a.k.a. the Southern Pine Beetle

East Hampton Declares Pine Beetle Emergency

East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell declared a local State of Emergency for East Hampton Town on Oct. 26, in an effort to combat and manage an outbreak of Southern Pine Beetle infestations in


The Suffolk County Health Department's map of the area in which they're planning to test private wells.

Homeowners South of East Hampton Airport Urged to Have Water Tested

As part of a state-wide survey of facilities that may have used products containing carcinogens found in firefighting foam, non-stick cookware and fabric protectors, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has asked


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Breaking Barriers to Post-Conviction Employment

The Butterfly Effect Project and Riverside Rediscovered are hosting a workshop in Riverside this Thursday, Oct. 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. on helping people with criminal convictions work to clean up their records


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