Articles by

Joe Werkmeister

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12/09/19 12:00pm

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Shelter Island scallopers heading out from Congdon Creek at sunrise.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is requesting federal support to address the recent scallop die-off, which killed an estimated 90 to 100% of adult scallops between last spring and this fall in local bays. (more…)

11/21/19 2:00pm

COURTESY PHOTO David Cohen is the director of Quannacut Outpatient Services.

It was a big step up from the beginning, when the outpatient facility for Quannacut Addiction Services at Greenport’s Eastern Long Island Hospital, now known as Stony Brook Eastern Long Island, was a single room with one staff member. From there, the outpatient facility moved to two locations in Mattituck before settling in Riverhead. (more…)

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08/28/19 10:00am

JOE WERKMEISTER PHOTO Prudence, resting comfortably in Greenport.

Since mid-summer, the unmistakable wooden vessel Prudence has gotten more than a few curious glances in Greenport. The 64-foot boat, which harkens back to the early 20th century, was hauled out in July and remains propped up at Greenport Yacht Yard. (more…)