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09/10/19 2:00pm

COURTESY PHOTO Known as a vector for the West Nile virus, this Culex quinquefasciatus mosquito has landed on a human finger.

Mosquito samples collected in Aquebogue and Jamesport in late last month tested positive for West Nile virus, according to the Suffolk County Department of Health. (more…)

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11/16/18 4:30pm

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Helicopters at the East Hampton airport.

BY KATE NALEPINSKI

More than a 125 people attended a November 14 Federal Aviation Administration workshop in Riverhead to express complaints over the constant buzz of helicopters flying across the East End. (more…)

01/31/18 4:30pm
The stables and some of the horses who lived at Hampshire Farms. (Sotheby’s homes photo).

The stables and some of the horses who lived at Hampshire Farms. (Sotheby’s homes photo).

After 11 amazing years, Hampshire Farms Riding Center, Inc. has closed its doors. As the farm’s business owners, Laura Tuthill and Erica Steindl would like to thank the community for its support over the years. It has been a very rewarding experience to be a part of so many children’s lives and to share our love of horses with them, knowing that we have helped create little horsemen and horsewomen, not just little riders.  (more…)

06/12/15 2:00pm
CAROL GALLIGAN PHOTO Isn’t this gorgeous? It’s a basket full of nemesia, that’s the blue, and calibrachoa, the common name is ‘Million Bells.’ Worth taking care of!

CAROL GALLIGAN PHOTO
Isn’t this gorgeous? It’s a basket full of nemesia, that’s the blue, and calibrachoa, the common name is ‘Million Bells.’ Worth taking care of!

This is the time when many of us are buying plants — for planting in window boxes or for pleasure on tables or stairs, on porches and decks.

I have made enough mistakes in the past decades to feel quite qualified in telling you some do’s and don’ts; some are generic, some quite specific. (more…)

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02/27/15 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO | PSEG trucks on the job.

COURTESY PHOTO | PSEG trucks on the job.

PSEG officials have reached no decision about whether to push forward with a substation on Shelter Island or cables linking the Island to the North Fork.

But they will make the call even in the face of community opposition, believing  they have legal standing to act. (more…)