Featured Story
03/13/18 2:00pm
The North Ferry crew who saved a man from drowning in December receiving proclamations form the Suffolk county Legislature last week From left, Legislator Al Krupski (D-Cutchogue), Dennis Raffelock, Captain Lance Willumsen and deckhands Jason Brewer, Jared Gibbs, Captain Lance Willumsen and Legislator Bridget Fleming (D-Noyac).

COURTESY PHOTO The North Ferry crew who saved a man from drowning in December receiving proclamations form the Suffolk County Legislature last week. From left, Legislator Al Krupski (D-Cutchogue), Dennis Raffelock,  Jason Brewer, Jared Gibbs, Captain Lance Willumsen and Legislator Bridget Fleming (D-Noyac).

The Suffolk County Legislature formally recognized a North ferry captain and crew who saved the life of a boater who had gone into the freezing water of the bay in December. (more…)

Featured Story
03/29/16 8:00am
PAUL SQUIRE PHOTO | Greenport Village Trustee Doug Roberts has proposed a plan to establish a new revenue stream for road repairs by charging drivers traveling to Shelter Island on North Ferry an extra fee.

PAUL SQUIRE PHOTO | Greenport Village Trustee Doug Roberts has proposed a plan to establish a new revenue stream for road repairs by charging drivers traveling to Shelter Island on North Ferry an extra fee.

The Greenport Village Board is pressing on with an idea to charge North Ferry a per-car fee for its Greenport-Shelter Island traffic. In a split vote at its meeting Thursday night, the board solicited outside opinions from lawyers after the village’s own attorney suggested against levying the fee. (more…)

Featured Story
09/09/15 2:00pm
PAUL SQUIRE PHOTO The  County Legislature is looking once again to the legality of drones recording in public places.

PAUL SQUIRE PHOTO The County Legislature is looking once again into the legality of drones recording in public places.

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has vetoed a widely-supported bill that banned the use of drones on county parkland, saying the law’s privacy stipulations would be unconstitutional. (more…)