Katharine is a writer and photographer who has lived on the North Fork for nearly 40 years, except for three-plus years in Hong Kong a decade ago, working for the actor Jackie Chan. She lives in Cutchogue. Email Katharine
If you've driven eastbound on Route 48 in Southold you've most likely seen the old truck painted with a large American flag parked on the side of the road. And if you're like thousands of others you've probably stopped to take photos.
One East End allergy specialist says she now has more than 350 cases — with new ones being diagnosed every week— of patients with a serious and potentially deadly meat allergy brought on by the bite of the lone star tick.