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10/30/14 6:16pm
Several people are reporting seeing a Humpback Whale in Greenport Thursday. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Several people are reporting seeing a Northern Right Whale in Greenport Thursday. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Ronnie Pringle of Greenport couldn’t believe his eyes Thursday.

He was at Sixth Street Beach in the village when he looked out over the water and spotted something highly unusual.

“I saw a geyser and then what looked like the hump on a whale,” he said. “Then it came full out of the water.”  (more…)

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10/30/14 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO The Shelter Island Country Club is no longer host to the Fairway at Goat Hill, a one-summer restaurant that operator Dan Murray has opted not to continue next season.

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The Shelter Island Country Club is no longer host to the Fairway at Goat Hill, a one-summer restaurant that operator Dan Murray has opted not to continue next season.

It might seem like a headline from last spring, but the Shelter Island Country Club Board of Directors is once again hunting for someone to manage the restaurant after a disappointing year for Dan Murray who ran the Fairway at Goat Hill this summer. (more…)

10/30/14 2:03pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Graffiti near the Spitalfields Market, London

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Graffiti near the Spitalfields Market, London

When I think of England, I think of plum pudding. Eccentric, homely, sweet, soaked in booze; my mother made one every year. She learned to make plum pudding during a trip to London in 1955 and kept up the practice in spite of some family skepticism. Was it too alcoholic for children? What were those unidentifiable objects in the cake? (more…)