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03/26/15 8:00am

COURTESY PHOTO | The Frohnhoefer family (from left) Kristen, Joseph III and parents Joseph and Georgia in July 2012.

COURTESY PHOTO | The Frohnhoefer family (from left) Kristen, Joseph III and parents Joseph and Georgia in July 2012.

Joseph Frohnhoefer Jr., the charitable businessman who founded the Southold-based marine assistance company Sea Tow Services International and donated to several causes across the North Fork, died Tuesday. He was 71. (more…)

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03/12/15 12:00pm
KATHERINE SCHROEDER | A mute swan mother with her cygnets.

KATHERINE SCHROEDER | A mute swan mother with her cygnets.

A newly revised state Department of Environmental Conservation plan to deal with mute swan populations in the state would focus on non-lethal management of their numbers on Long Island, only calling for lethal methods as a “last resort.” (more…)

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12/10/14 8:00am

 

BARBARA ELLEN KOCH PHOTO | view from Route 105 bridge at Indian Island golf course as the Peconic River leads into the Bay.

BARBARA ELLEN KOCH PHOTO | View from of the Peconic River flowing into the Bay.

The Suffolk County Legislature has voted to fix what one law maker called a decade-long “accounting issue” that put reimbursed money into a general fund rather than the county’s water quality fund where the money originally came from. (more…)