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Long before his political aspirations took shape and millions of Republican voters selected him as their presidential nominee, Donald Trump was a developer. Well-known for his casinos and reality television appearances, Mr. Trump has spread his brand across the globe.
In at least three instances, he has also tried to conquer the North Fork. (more…)
Gordon Danby, a noted physicist who helped pioneer the use of Maglev transportation technology while working at Brookhaven National Laboratory, and a devoted member of the Wading River community, died Tuesday. He was 86. READ
FILE PHOTO A farmer plows a dry field last summer during the seventh driest summer on record, according to the National Weather Service. An extended rain deficit has officials concerned.
Long Island has dealt with a very basic problem in recent years: there’s just not enough rain.
And with the lack of significant rainfall recently, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation declared a drought watch Friday for the first time in 14 years. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO Legislators Al Krupski and Bridget Fleming.
The Suffolk County Legislature is set to host its first round of committee meetings on the East End in decades, according to Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski, who represents the North Fork. (more…)