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National Weather Service Forecast
Thursday, July 24

Today Mostly cloudy with isolated showers. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Tonight Mostly cloudy with isolated showers. Lows in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Friday Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.
Friday Night Clear. Lows in the lower 60s.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.
Saturday Night Mostly cloudy. Lows around 70. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Latest News

Cops: Southold man facing felony charge after absconding on parole

in Breaking News by Lisa Finn
on July 24, 2014
A Southold man was charged with a felony after police said he was arrested on a New York State parole absconder…

Customers line up for first bite of Goldberg's Famous Bagel in Mattituck

in Local News by Lisa Finn
on July 24, 2014
After months of anticipation, the aroma of fresh bagels wafted throughout the Mattituck Shopping Plaza on Thursday, as…

'Countywide' police radio upgrade doesn't include Southold, other East End departments

in Local News by Denise Civiletti
on July 24, 2014
A planned upgrade to digital technology for emergency communications in Suffolk County could prove costly for East End…

Photos: Elephants get washed in Greenport; tent erected as circus comes to town

in Local News by Lisa Finn
on July 24, 2014
Young and old alike gathered Thursday morning to watch the elephants get washed, as the Cole Bros. Circus set up at the…

Cops: Unlicensed driver busted for DWI in Mattituck Wednesday night

in Breaking News by Lisa Finn
on July 24, 2014
A unlicensed driver was busted for driving drunk and without headlights in Mattituck Tuesday night, police said.…

Cops: 'Suspicious' package at Plum Island facility false alarm

in Breaking News by Lisa Finn
on July 24, 2014
A "suspicious package" received at the Plum Island facility in Orient Wednesday night turned out to be a false alarm,…

SCHOOLS

Crowd turns out for Greenport all-class reunion, 'event of the century'

in Greenport High School by Lisa Finn on July 20, 2014
Hundreds turned out Saturday for the Greenport High School All Class Reunion, held at Herzog Park. According to Joan Dinizio, the first all-class reunion was…

McGann-Mercy to run Summer Driver's Education starting July 28

Give yourself peace of mind, give your teenager the gift of life! It's not too late to…

Mattituck-Cutchogue BOE fails to elect a president, welcomes new superintendent, principal

The Mattituck-Cutchogue board of education failed to elect a president at its…

Joyful tears, loving memories mark Greenport high school's class of 2014 graduation

Tears of joy were flowing and memories were shared at Greenport High School's 133rd…

Crowds cheer Southold High School's Class of 2014 at commencement

Cheering parents, educators and friends packed the Southold High School auditorium…

Mattituck Tractor Day celebrates North Fork's deep agricultural roots

Despite soggy skies, Tractor Day at Mattituck High School took place as planned,…

Southold BOE members call low turnout for budget vote 'shocking', 'shameful'

One day after the public passed the Southold Union Free School District's 2014-2015…

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

ARF holds “Best Looking Mutt” contest

The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons (ARF) will be celebrating National Mutt Day,…

Senator LaValle announces Summer Reading Program for students

Senator Ken LaValle invites all students up to the 8th grade to join the NY Senate's 2014…

Rosalie Dimon Gallery: Peter Beston & Michael McLaughlin, Aug. 1

East End Arts is pleased to announce the exciting new art show at the Rosalie Dimon…

Group for the East End offers family-oriented educational programs at Downs Farm Nature Center

Group for the East End (GFEE), in cooperation with the Town of Southold, will be offering…

BLOGS

What I did on my Summer Vacation

in Natural Living by Laurie Nigro
on July 20, 2014
Day One: It's technically the night before vacation. I'm home from work and starting the process of packing. It takes another work day,…
Emily Sciaretta

True beauty comes from within: Life on Purpose

in Life on Purpose by Eileen Benthal
on July 20, 2014
MaryAngela, my second daughter, was joyful and excited about life from the womb. She too was a feminine beauty. On my last pregnancy check…

In the Kitchen: A visit with Julia Child

in In the Kitchen by Kayleigh Van Vliet Baig
on July 19, 2014
This past week I felt the need to get my hands dirty in the kitchen. Throw all the delicacy and perfection of putting together a meal out…
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Faith, love and family, grown like the flowers of the field

in Life on Purpose by Eileen Benthal
on July 13, 2014
My husband and I were married on July 12, 28 years ago. To this day, the blue hue on the sides of the road, emanating from a beautiful…

LOCAL BLOTTER

Cops: Unlicensed driver cuffed for DWI in Southold Monday night

An unlicensed Southold man was charged with driving while intoxicated Monday night, police said. According to Southold Town police, Tomas Vasquez-Ochoa, 36, was busted at 9:39 p.m. on County Road 48…

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