11/23/17 8:00am
sophie flax PHOTO A wild turkey in Noyac’s Morton Wildlife Preserve as photographed by the author’s daughter, an avowed vegetarian who will not be eating his (or her) brethren this Thursday.

SOPHIE FLAX PHOTO A wild turkey in Noyac’s Morton Wildlife Preserve as photographed by the author’s daughter, an avowed vegetarian who will not be eating his (or her) brethren this Thursday.

When it comes to Thanksgiving, some folks are known for their perfectly cooked turkey, while others excel in the pie-making department. Me? I shine in an entirely different arena — as queen of the nontraditional Thanksgiving. (more…)

11/19/17 3:00pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | A basketful of bounty: It’s almost scallop season. Will this year be a boom or a bust?

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Local scallops — a basketful of bounty.

After reading last week’s Reporter story about Steve Lenox and the opening of  scallop season and listening to Billy Gremmler telling Gary Sapien on WLNG about all the scallops he’d be serving this weekend, I just had to have some.

It was Thursday afternoon so I went to see Jimmy Hayward at Commander Cody’s. I saw some recently opened shells outside — a good sign — but the place was closed.  (more…)

11/19/17 8:00am
TIMES REVIEW PHOTO Laura Jens-Smith

TIMES REVIEW PHOTO Laura Jens-Smith

In Suffolk County — and all over the United States — last week’s election saw great victories for women to enter government. There were many breakthroughs.

Laura Jens-Smith, for example, was elected supervisor of the Town of Riverhead, the first woman elected supervisor of Riverhead since the town was founded 225 years ago. (more…)