COURTESY PHOTO | Changes could be coming for parking near North Ferry on the Greenport side.
The Long Island Railroad parking lots near the North Ferry dock in Greenport are free to use and do not feature any time restrictions.
But that could soon change under a proposal Greenport Village Trustees have approved and sent to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority for consideration. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | It’s forecast that Islanders will wake up Saturday to the first significant snow storm of the winter.
This winter season’s first nor’easter could bring blizzard conditions — heavy snow, strong gusts of wind and limited visibility — on Saturday, according to the latest weather forecasts from the National Weather Service. (more…)
PAUL SQUIRE PHOTO | The Riverside sewer plant off riverside Drive
Residents should stay out of the Peconic River this week, after wastewater that didn’t meet healthy standards was discharged from the Riverhead sewage plant, Suffolk County health officials said Tuesday.
The Department of Health Services issued an advisory for the tidal area of the river east of Grangebel Park, saying contact with water should be avoided. (more…)
It’s impossible not to have entertainment ruined these days.
I’m talking, of course, about the biggest bogeyman in pop culture: the “spoiler.”
A spoiler is the tidbit of information that gives away the twist of a movie or a book. It’s the online speculation about a character’s death that you haven’t seen yet. It’s your friend casually bringing up who was eliminated in last night’s episode of “Dancing With The Stars.” (more…)
The Suffolk County Legislature voted last week 15 – 3 to approve a $2.9 billion operating budget for the county, using roughly $117 million in one-time payments to help close the budget gap. READ