Local student tackles art project as big as a barn

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Using the side of an old barn as her canvas, Olivia Buzohoski paints a field of sunflowers on Oregon Road in Cutchogue.

Southold ZBA to Sports East: ‘It’s not a permitted use.’

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Despite efforts to meet the requirements, Sports East was once again struck down by the zoning board.
Southold, NY
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Community News

After crafting beautiful smiles on the East End for 42 years, beloved orthodontist Dr. Richard Bach retires

by | Sep 21, 4:07 pm
Dr. Richard Bach, a beloved orthodontist whose work has improved the smiles of more than 12,000 East End residents over the course of his 42-year career, will be the guest of honor at a retirement party next weekend in Westhampton.

Greenport’s Maritime Festival: pirates, mermaids and everything nautical

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In its 28th year, the Maritime Festival celebrates the nautical traditions of Greenport Village.

Local Girl Scouts create a unique display of shadow boxes featuring memorabilia from past elementary school plays

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Each Girl Scout devoted 50 hours of work on the project to earn their Silver Award.

Opinion and Blogs

LIRR train service back on track for Maritime Festival weekend

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The railroad had announced plans to run buses instead of trains between Ronkonkoma and Greenport, angering festival organizers and local officials concerned about traffic congestion on the North Fork during a historically high-volume weekend.

Free trolley service to North Fork vineyards, eateries and hotels launches with smartphone app

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The service will run each Saturday through November 11 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Two trolleys ride the route simultaneously, so that a trolley arrives at each stop approximately every 20 minutes.
Weather

Tropical storm watch discontinued for L.I.

by | Sep 20, 6:26 am
Swells caused by the storm will likely cause dangerous surf and rip currents along the east coast, including the coast of Long Island, the National Weather Service warned.

Schools

Southold School breaks ground on capital improvement project

Southold School broke ground today on a capital improvement project that will enhance security, reconfigure classrooms and add a synthetic turf sport field to the athletic field.

Photos: Back to school at Cutchogue East

Several North Fork school districts headed back to school this morning.

Local News

LIRR substitutes buses for trains between Ronkonkoma and Greenport on Saturday of Maritime Festival weekend

by | Sep 19, 8:11 pm
Local elected officials and festival organizers say they can't understand the LIRR's decision, made without consulting them, which they say will worsen traffic on local roads this weekend.

Mattituck reacts to Brinkmann’s proposed 20,000 sq. ft. complex on Main Road

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The Brinkmann family faced an emotional audience at a packed meeting of the Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association last night, where Brinkmann's plans were unveiled for new hardware and paint stores on Main Road at New Suffolk Avenue.

Tropical storm watch remains in effect for East End, as Jose tracks northeast

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Eastern Long Island remains under a tropical storm watch as the large, slow-moving tropical cyclone Jose churns in the Atlantic off the coast of Delaware today on a north-northeast track. It is expected to bring strong winds and rain to the East End, according to the National Weather Service.

Sports

Boys Soccer Babylon sneaks by Mattituck, 1-0

Mattituck faced Babylon yesterday on a soggy field in driving rain and gusty winds. Photo: George Faella

Football Mercy defeats Greenport, 30-14

The Monarchs did all their scoring in the first half, but the Porters could not come back from a 24-point halftime deficit.

Hurricane victims in Florida and Texas receive donations sent by local residents

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Donations from North Fork residents make their way to hurricane victims in both Florida and Texas.

Russell: No one in town government is trying to scuttle Sports East

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Supervisor Scott Russell says he's committed to Sports East concept and would help the developer find a new location if the ZBA denies its special exception use application.
Community News

Local students ‘step up’ to help fund cerebral palsy research

by | Sep 18, 9:57 am
Mattituck High School junior Courtney Trzcinski organized a team to raise money for cerebral palsy research and services.

Community Announcements

Tropical storm watch is in effect for L.I.

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The center of Hurricane Jose is expected to track well to the southeast of Montauk Point, but tropical storm-force winds and heavy rains are expected across the East End Tuesday into Wednesday.

North Fork Breast Health Coalition’s 19th annual 5K walk steps off next Sunday

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Grab your favorite walking shoes and sign up to walk for good cause this month. The 19th annual 5k Walk For Breast Cancer Awareness is being held Sunday, September 24 at Tanger Outlet Center.

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Public meetings

  • Southold Planning Board work session
    Mon, Sep 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Town Hall Annex, 54375 Main Rd Southold, NY 11971

  • Town Board work session
    Tue, Sep 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

  • Greenport Housing Authority
    Tue, Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Greenport Village Hall, 236 3rd St, Greenport, NY 11944, United States

  • Town Board meeting
    Tue, Sep 26 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

  • Greenport Planning Board work session
    Thu, Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Greenport FD Third Street Firehouse

  • Greenport Village Board meeting
    Thu, Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Third Street Firehouse, Greenport

  • Agricultural Advisory Committee
    Wed, Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Southold Town Hall (conference room), 53095 Main Rd Southold, NY 11971

  • ZBA Regular Meeting
    Thu, Oct 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • Greenport planning board
    Thu, Oct 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Greenport Fire Department, 236 3rd St, Greenport, NY 11944, United States

  • Greenport Improvement Committee
    Fri, Oct 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Greenport schoolhouse

  • Southold Transportation Commission
    Mon, Oct 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Town Hall Conference Room, 53095 Main Rd, Southold

  • Southold Planning Board Work Session
    Mon, Oct 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    Southold Town Annex, 54375 Main Rd Southold, NY 11971

  • Southold Planning Board
    Mon, Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Southold Town Hall

  • Town Board work session
    Tue, Oct 10 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Southold Town Hall, 53095 Main Rd Southold, NY 11971

  • Southold Board of Ethics
    Tue, Oct 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Town Hall Conference Room 53095 Main Rd

  • Town Board Meeting
    Tue, Oct 10 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

  • Greenport tree committee
    Tue, Oct 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Greenport Schoolhouse

  • Oysterponds Board of Education
    Tue, Oct 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Oysterponds School, 23405 Main Road, Orient

  • Southold Board of Education
    Wed, Oct 11 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Southold Junior/Senior High School, Southold, NY 11971, United States

  • Economic Development Committee
    Fri, Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Southold Town Hall, 53095 Main Rd Southold, NY 11971

  • Greenport ZBA
    Tue, Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Greenport Fire Department, 236 3rd St, Greenport, NY 11944, United States

  • Greenport Board of Education
    Tue, Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Greenport School Auditorium

  • Southold Board of Eduction
    Wed, Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

  • Mattituck-Cutchogue Board of Education
    Thu, Oct 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Mattituck High School, Main Road, Mattituck, NY, United States

  • Greenport Village Board Work Session
    Thu, Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Third Street Firehouse

  • Southold Planning Board work session
    Mon, Oct 23 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Town Hall Annex, 54375 Main Rd Southold, NY 11971

  • Town Board work session
    Tue, Oct 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

  • Town Board meeting
    Tue, Oct 24 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

  • Greenport Planning Board work session
    Thu, Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Greenport FD Third Street Firehouse

  • Greenport Village Board meeting
    Thu, Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Third Street Firehouse, Greenport

  • Greenport Housing Authority
    Tue, Oct 31 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Greenport Village Hall, 236 3rd St, Greenport, NY 11944, United States

  • Agricultural Advisory Committee
    Wed, Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Southold Town Hall (conference room), 53095 Main Rd Southold, NY 11971

  • ZBA Regular Meeting
    Thu, Nov 2 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • Greenport planning board
    Thu, Nov 2 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Greenport Fire Department, 236 3rd St, Greenport, NY 11944, United States

  • Greenport Improvement Committee
    Fri, Nov 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Greenport schoolhouse

  • Southold Board of Education
    Wed, Nov 8 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Southold Junior/Senior High School, Southold, NY 11971, United States

  • Economic Development Committee
    Fri, Nov 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Southold Town Hall, 53095 Main Rd Southold, NY 11971

  • Southold Transportation Commission
    Mon, Nov 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Town Hall Conference Room, 53095 Main Rd, Southold

  • Southold Planning Board Work Session
    Mon, Nov 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    Southold Town Annex, 54375 Main Rd Southold, NY 11971

  • Southold Planning Board
    Mon, Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Southold Town Hall

  • Town Board work session
    Tue, Nov 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Southold Town Hall, 53095 Main Rd Southold, NY 11971

  • Southold Board of Ethics
    Tue, Nov 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Town Hall Conference Room 53095 Main Rd

  • Town Board Meeting
    Tue, Nov 14 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

  • Greenport tree committee
    Tue, Nov 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Greenport Schoolhouse

  • Oysterponds Board of Education
    Tue, Nov 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Oysterponds School, 23405 Main Road, Orient

  • Southold Board of Eduction
    Wed, Nov 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

  • Mattituck-Cutchogue Board of Education
    Thu, Nov 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Mattituck High School, Main Road, Mattituck, NY, United States

  • Greenport Village Board Work Session
    Thu, Nov 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Third Street Firehouse

  • Greenport ZBA
    Tue, Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Greenport Fire Department, 236 3rd St, Greenport, NY 11944, United States

  • Greenport Board of Education
    Tue, Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Greenport School Auditorium

  • Greenport Planning Board work session
    Thu, Nov 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Greenport FD Third Street Firehouse

  • Greenport Village Board meeting
    Thu, Nov 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Third Street Firehouse, Greenport

  • Southold Planning Board work session
    Mon, Nov 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Town Hall Annex, 54375 Main Rd Southold, NY 11971

  • Town Board work session
    Tue, Nov 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

  • Greenport Housing Authority
    Tue, Nov 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Greenport Village Hall, 236 3rd St, Greenport, NY 11944, United States

  • Town Board meeting
    Tue, Nov 28 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

  • Greenport Improvement Committee
    Fri, Dec 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Greenport schoolhouse

  • Agricultural Advisory Committee
    Wed, Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Southold Town Hall (conference room), 53095 Main Rd Southold, NY 11971

  • ZBA Regular Meeting
    Thu, Dec 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • Greenport planning board
    Thu, Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Greenport Fire Department, 236 3rd St, Greenport, NY 11944, United States

  • Economic Development Committee
    Fri, Dec 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Southold Town Hall, 53095 Main Rd Southold, NY 11971

  • Southold Transportation Commission
    Mon, Dec 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Town Hall Conference Room, 53095 Main Rd, Southold

  • Southold Planning Board Work Session
    Mon, Dec 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    Southold Town Annex, 54375 Main Rd Southold, NY 11971

  • Southold Planning Board
    Mon, Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Southold Town Hall

  • Town Board work session
    Tue, Dec 12 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Southold Town Hall, 53095 Main Rd Southold, NY 11971

  • Southold Board of Ethics
    Tue, Dec 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Town Hall Conference Room 53095 Main Rd

  • Town Board Meeting
    Tue, Dec 12 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

  • Greenport tree committee
    Tue, Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Greenport Schoolhouse

  • Oysterponds Board of Education
    Tue, Dec 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Oysterponds School, 23405 Main Road, Orient

  • Southold Board of Education
    Wed, Dec 13 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Southold Junior/Senior High School, Southold, NY 11971, United States

  • Greenport ZBA
    Tue, Dec 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Greenport Fire Department, 236 3rd St, Greenport, NY 11944, United States

  • Greenport Board of Education
    Tue, Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Greenport School Auditorium

  • Southold Board of Eduction
    Wed, Dec 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

  • Mattituck-Cutchogue Board of Education
    Thu, Dec 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Mattituck High School, Main Road, Mattituck, NY, United States

  • Greenport Village Board Work Session
    Thu, Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Third Street Firehouse

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Susan S. Burke, 67

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