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Shovels in the ground for advanced cardiac care at PBMC in Riverhead

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Peconic Bay Medical Center/Northwell Health broke ground Wednesday on its $60 million, three-story critical care tower that will include a comprehensive cardiac care center offering lifesaving interventional cardiac procedures not currently available anywhere on the East End.

Southold plans immediate steps to address beach parking issues

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Several changes will be made immediately and the board plans to implement additional changes to accommodate increasing crowds on the North Fork.

Southold Town Board to hold special meeting Wednesday to discuss beach conditions and parking issues

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Following numerous residents complaints at last week's regular meeting, the town board will hold a special meeting Wednesday to discuss beach use and parking.

New York Blood Center declares blood emergency, urges donations

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The blood center is in especially dire need of O-negative donations. People of all blood types are urged to donate. Here is a rundown of blood drives scheduled in this area through the end of summer.

Seasonal surge prompts question: Time for a Greenport precinct?

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Holiday traffic volume and the number of visitors descending on the Village of Greenport this Fourth of July weekend left at least one village official pondering whether Southold Town Police should establish a precinct in the village.

Sports East, heading into another public hearing, takes its case to Facebook

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The Sports East plan, modified to comply with the interpretation issued in December by the Southold ZBA, is scheduled for a public hearing Aug. 3. The sponsors of the plan have launched a Facebook page to communicate directly with the community.

Citing increased risks, State Legislature passes bill providing disability benefits for volunteer firefighters with cancer

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Firefighters have increased cancer rates due to carcinogenic substances that burn during interior fires, according to studies cited by the legislature.

Road work today: Sound Avenue in Mattituck closed for paving

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Sound Avenue in Mattituck is closed to traffic in both directions today between Bergen Avenue and Cox Neck Road for paving work by the Southold Town Highway Department.

County announces aerial larvicide spraying plans June 21-22

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Suffolk County plans aerial larvicide spraying of marshlands across the county today and tomorrow, the county health department announced yesterday afternoon.

Luminati CEO declares former Grumman Plant Six ‘operational’ at public ceremony

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The Calverton aerospace start-up announced commencement of operations at a public event Friday, in the absence of its previously heralded 'dream team' or the 'Team Stratos' it promised to introduce.