The Cuban Revolution caused Jesus Garcia to flee Cuba to the United States. His son, Jesse Garcia, raised in Suffolk County and having spent his life here, was just elected chairman of one of the historically powerful political organizations in the U.S., the Suffolk Republican Party. (more…)
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The February 22 Friday Night Dialogue will feature historian Christopher Verga speaking about the history of civil rights on Long Island.
The February 22 Friday Night Dialogue promises to be an important and thought-provoking event, when historian Christopher Verga presents an illustrated talk on the often overlooked history of civil rights on Long Island (also the title of his book).
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Bayman Steve Lenox throwing out a dredge during scallop season.
In our orginal post, the dates for the meetings were incorrect. It should read: The first of two hearings will be held Wednesday, February 6 at 5 p.m. in the Rose Caracappa Auditorium at the William H. Rogers Building in Hauppauge.
Another hearing will be held Thursday, February 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Maxine Postal Auditorium at the County Center in Riverhead.
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Suffolk County’s newly formed Marine Industry Revitalization Advisory Council is seeking public input on shaping the $1.5 billion industry’s future at an upcoming hearing in Riverhead on Thursday, February 7. (more…)
This week closed the regular season competition for the Shelter Island School varsity boys and girls winter track teams. (more…)
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Olivia Overstreet waiting to receive the baton from Lauren Gurney in a 4-by-200-meter relay race on January 6 at the Art Mitchell Memorial Meet at Suffolk County Community College’s Brentwood campus.
It’s hard to believe we only have about two more weeks of the regular season to go.
The holiday season provided a welcome break to all the illness that was going around the school, and our athletes were not immune from its reach. (more…)