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08/19/19 4:39pm

COURTESY PHOTO A 130-foot boat under construction in Maine, destined for the North Ferry.

If all goes smoothly, North Ferry could have a new 130-foot boat plying the waters between Shelter Island and Greenport within several weeks, according to Heights Property Owners Corporation General Manager Stella Lagudis. (more…)

08/16/19 8:00am


I was 11 when my father parked a brand-new Pontiac in our driveway. He named her Yvonne because he liked the way Yvonne LeMans rolled off his tongue.

On our first ride I sat on the back seat with my two sisters, bound for outer space. The motor sounded like the roar of a lightly-sedated tiger; the upholstery was clean and smooth. We rode around the block with my dad at the wheel, and my mother in the passenger seat. (more…)

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05/22/19 4:30pm

COURTESY PHOTO A 130-foot boat under construction in Maine this past winter, was launched a week ago.

North Ferry Company has won approval from the Suffolk County Legislature for its proposed rate increase — the first in five years, according to Legislator Bridget Fleming (D-Noyac). (more…)