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…)
RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO The new garden bed at the Senior Center.
That’s quite a little garden planter that Gerry Siller of Grady Riley Gardens gave to the Senior Center. Highway department members helped out too by hooking up the water supply and providing topsoil.
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.
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…)
Our columnist, wearing his heart on his head.
Ever since we put down stakes in Manhattan 20 years ago, I have worn my Red Sox hat throughout the baseball season.
In this white-hot enclave of Yankees’ mania my displaying the colors of their arch enemy has gone largely ignored. (more…)