12/30/16 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Former Congressman Tim Bishop has returned to academia.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Former Congressman Tim Bishop has returned to academia.

Higher education had its highs and lows in Suffolk County in 2016.  (more…)

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11/03/16 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Keith Clark, out back at home by his woodpile.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO
Keith Clark, out back at home by his woodpile.

For Keith Clark, a carpenter and fisherman who has spent most of his life on Shelter Island, autumn reminds him that life here has changed since he was working the waters in his 20s.

The first Monday in November — this coming Monday — is opening day in state waters for scalloping. But since water pollution and its symptoms, algal blooms and dead eel grass, killed off much of the scallop population, some years are terrible, some are just O.K., but none rival the hauls of 40 years ago.

“I’ll try to go out opening day,” Keith said. “I’ve got to go look. You never know until you throw a dredge overboard.” (more…)

05/25/16 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Students in the Adelphi University/Farmingdale Leadership Summit at Camp Quinipet this week are learning how to use their science and technology skills working with one another in teams.

COURTESY PHOTO Students in the Adelphi University/Farmingdale Leadership Summit at Camp Quinipet this week are learning how to use their science and technology skills working with one another in teams.

Seventeen college students are at Camp Quinipet this week to participate in a three-day Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program Leadership Summit. It’s designed to prepare them to apply their skills working within teams. (more…)