06/09/18 8:00am
MARTIN BURKE PHOTO

MARTIN BURKE PHOTO

On a gravel lane just off one of the busiest stretches of Route 114 in the Center, Cris DiOrio, a big, bearded man, was taking tools out of the bed of a pickup parked under a tree.

There was an occasional sound, a hush of traffic from the road. Town suddenly became country as Cris, 29, walked up to an acre of cultivated land to work, he said, on “some irrigation issues.” (more…)

06/03/18 3:00pm
STOCK IMAGE

STOCK IMAGE

I have discovered that when embarking on a problem-solving situation, it’s always best to rule out the most obvious. If the car won’t start, first make sure that it has gas. If the baby’s crying, first determine whether she’s hungry. If no water is coming out of the faucet, ascertain that the pump is working before drilling a new well.

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06/03/18 11:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone at a recent press conference

COURTESY PHOTO | Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone at a recent press conference

A push for more intense development of Suffolk County is under way. (more…)