04/29/17 3:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO In the name of safety, where a YIELD sign is currently painted on the roadway on the southern part of Waverly Place where it meets Grand Avenue, a stop sign is expected to be erected shortly.

JULIE LANE PHOTO

I remember how important it was for me as a teenager to get a driver’s license. I appeared at the motor vehicle bureau on my 16th birthday, birth certificate in hand, to get my junior license learner’s permit.

Now, more than a half-century later, I find myself looking at those signs that tell us it’s time to stop driving.  (more…)

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04/25/14 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO | The traffic became so snarled at the Greenport side of North Ferry at certain times last summer that motorists abandoned  their vehicles and began directing traffic.

JULIE LANE PHOTO | The traffic became so snarled at the Greenport side of North Ferry at certain times last summer that motorists abandoned their vehicles and began directing traffic.

A meeting of officials from the MTA/Long Island Rail Road, Greenport Village and North Ferry has taken place in the past week on accessing the ferry from Greenport.

The MTA is now awaiting a letter from Mayor David Nyce regarding a request to use MTA property to stage vehicles before boarding. (more…)

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04/14/14 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Ferry traffic correctly accessing the line to board North Ferry from Wiggins Street (at left) last August had to contend with drivers trying to cut into the line illegally from Third Street.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Ferry traffic correctly accessing the line to board North Ferry from Wiggins Street (at left) last August had to contend with drivers trying to cut into the line illegally from Third Street.

With only six weeks before Memorial Day, the traditional start of the summer season, Greenport Village Mayor David Nyce has been speaking with North Ferry General Manager Bridg Hunt about rerouting ferry lines on the village side. (more…)