David Gallo and Rona Smith at the Feb. 25 forum on affordable housing in Peconic.
Housing News Southold

Housing Proposal in Flux

Pictured Above: David Gallo and Rona Smith at the Feb. 25 forum on affordable housing in Peconic. A public forum that had been slated to discuss a proposed new affordable housing complex in Peconic Feb. 25 underscored the difficulties Southold Town is facing as it attempts to address the ongoing crisis in housing affordability here. In December of 2023, Southold
Tommy John Schiavoni (left) and outgoing State Assemblyman Fred Thiele.
2024 Elections News

Schiavoni Wins Fred Thiele’s Endorsement

Pictured Above: Tommy John Schiavoni (left) and outgoing State Assemblyman Fred Thiele. Southampton Town Councilman Tommy John Schiavoni has won a vital endorsement in his campaign for the New York State Assembly First District seat held by Assemblyman Fred Thiele for more than 28 years — the endorsement of Fred
John Avlon and Nancy Goroff at the March 16 debate at the Jamesport Meeting House.
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Democratic Congressional Hopefuls Offer Contrast in Style

The First Congressional District, which includes the entire East End, may well be in play this election cycle as Democrats attempt to win back the U.S. House of Representatives, and the race for the June 25 Democratic primary for the seat is down to two competitors as the April 4
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George Santos To Launch Primary To Represent the East End in Congress

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Watching the Great American Eclipse

While Long Island isn't in the path of totality of this afternoon's Great American Eclipse, the fervor over this rare phenomenon is being felt here too. Here's what you need to know if you're planning to stay close to home and watch: The eclipse begins at 2:13 p.m. this afternoon on Long
Potter Chris Fanjul at the Peconic Community School's Maker Fair

Peconic Community School to Host Maker Fair

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Food Rescue Partners with ELIH

Construction continued in February on South Fork Wind. |. Ørsted
Business Energy News Renewable Energy

Sunrise & Empire Wind Win New State Contracts

Pictured Above: Construction continued in February on South Fork Wind. |. Ørsted New conditional contracts for the offshore wind farms Sunrise Wind and Empire Wind 1 have been accepted by the New York Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA), Governor Kathy Hochul announced on Thursday. The new contracts replace contracts cancelled by
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Offshore Wind Consolidation Continues with New NYSERDA Solicitation

Suffolk County IDA Unanimously Approves Tax Breaks for “The Enclaves” in Southold

Downtown Riverhead as seen from one of the three coves in the Riverside park property

Riverhead Has Reservations about Riverside Redevelopment as Sewer District Formation Continues

Ira Haspel discusses the health of the bays and environs with Meg Dowe at the 2023 Dandelion Festival at KK's Farm
Featured Opinion

Viewpoint: Celebrating 100 Years of Biodynamic Agriculture

Pictured Above: Ira Haspel discusses the health of the bays and environs with Meg Dowe at the 2023 Dandelion Festival at KK's Farm by Ira Haspel & Sonomi Obinata Biodynamic Agriculture originated a century ago out of the spiritual scientific research of Austrian seer and philosopher Dr. Rudolph Steiner. It’s
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April Editorials: A Call for Creativity

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Editorial: Zoning & You

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February Editorials: “Up West” is Now Out Here

Potter Chris Fanjul at the Peconic Community School's Maker Fair
Community Cutchogue Education Featured

Peconic Community School to Host Maker Fair

Pictured Above: Potter Chris Fanjul at a past Maker Fair at the Peconic Community School. Peconic Community School will host its Fifth Annual Maker Fair on Saturday, April 13 at the school’s new Cutchogue campus from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Local “Makers’’ will present workshops and demos at this

New Suffolk School Voters Choose To Become a Non-Instructional School District

New Suffolk School Chooses Southold Ahead of Community Forum, Vote

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Families Ask East Hampton Town to Take Over Montauk Child Care Center

Community Health

Food Rescue Partners with ELIH

Robert Galinski (Director of Nutrition SBELIH), Linda Sweeney (VP of Foundation/External Affairs SBELIH), Anne Howard (Co-Director of Food Rescue North Fork), Stephanie McEvily (Co-Director of Food Rescue North Fork), and Holly Cato (Food Rescuer). | Nicole B. Brewer photo for ELIH Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital is taking great
Healthcare workers at Peconic Bay Medical Center were hailed as heroes during the Covid-19 pandemic.

PBMC Nurses Approve Contract, Averting A Strike

Healthcare workers at Peconic Bay Medical Center were hailed as heroes during the Covid-19 pandemic.

PBMC Nurses Reach a Tentative Agreement

Healthcare workers at Peconic Bay Medical Center were hailed as heroes during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Nurses Could Strike at PBMC Starting Feb. 21

Louise Harrison answering LaLotas Qs 2 web
Environment Top Stories

Making The Case to Congress for National Monument Status for Plum Island

Pictured Above: Save the Sound's Long Island Natural Areas Manager Louise Harrison addressed a congressional subcommittee on March 7 |. Thomas Halaczinsky photo The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources’s Subcommittee on Federal Lands heard testimony about the importance of preserving Plum Island as a National Monument on
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A Guidebook to Our Place in the Ecology of a Changing Planet

Pictured Above: Scott Chaskey. |. Lindsey Morris photo for Milkweed Press Words!Pens are too light.take a chisel to write. This snippet of verse, winnowed by South Fork poet and farmer Scott Chaskey from the works of the poet Basil Bunting, helps to guide Chaskey’s sculptural new book of essays, “Soil
Environment Featured

Romaine Strikes New Deal on Wastewater Tax

After a plan to put a referendum before voters for an eighth of a percent sales tax to fund septic improvement initiatives was stymied by Republicans in the Suffolk County Legislature last summer, new County Executive Ed Romaine unveiled a new tax plan this week that will provide more funding
Volunteers, including students from Southold Elementary School, helped restore the Custer Preserve garden, with help from a grant from ReWild Long Island, in the fall of 2023.
Environment Featured

A New ReWild Chapter for the North Fork

Pictured Above: Volunteers, including students from Southold Elementary School, helped restore the Custer Preserve garden, with help from a grant from ReWild Long Island, in the fall of 2023. Anyone who’s watched the asphalt of an abandoned shopping center crack and fill with Queen Anne’s lace and chicory, mugwort and
Environment

ReWild North Fork Chapter to Hold Inaugural Meeting

Pictured Above: Science teacher Deb Kimmelman, Master Gardener Nancy DePas Reinertsen and Kristen Bashen of the Group for the East End with mountain mint at the seed swap in the fall of 2023. A new North Fork chapter of ReWild Long Island, with the vision of rewilding, revitalizing, and restoring

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Catherine Maloney, Ashley Underwood and Matthew Conlon in rehearsal for Strictly Murder opening March 7 at Hampton Theatre Company. Photo Dane Dupuis
Arts Performing Arts

It’s Strictly Murder in Quogue This Spring

Pictured Above: Catherine Maloney, Ashley Underwood and Matthew Conlon in rehearsal for Strictly Murder, opening March 7 at Hampton Theatre Company | Dane Dupuis photo for HTC “Strictly Murder,” a World War II-era thriller from prolific playwright/screenwriter/producer Brian Clemens, will premiere this spring, with performances running March 7 through March
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As Deal is Nearly Finalized, North Fork Arts Center Expects to Start Showing Movies Over Christmas Break

Pictured Above: At Volunteer Day at the Greenport Theater in April of 2023, as the fundraising effort began to get underway. NFAC Executive Director Tony Spiridakis outlined the new arts center's plans for the year ahead at an Oct. 5 update at the Very Special gallery. Back in 2019, not
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Theater Review: Shaking Up the Toxic Office

Pictured Above: Allie O’Connor, Abby Tyler and Katie Garthe shake up Mr. Hart’s office as Judy, Violet and Doralee. | Anthony Graziano photo for NFCT If it’s been a long time since you’ve seen the hit 1980 film “9 to 5,” about a trio of female secretaries getting their revenge