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Several ferries canceled as Hurricane Jose moves closer

New London - Cross Sound Ferry has canceled several of Tuesday's trips because of the effects of Hurricane Jose. Both the Lighthouse Cruise and the Sea Jet won't be running at all Tuesday as the storm's winds, rains and rough seas move in. Cross Sound Ferry auto ferries departing New London between

THEDAY - 2017-09-19 17:06:00

Remembering Jack Monaghan: Teacher, mentor and friend

Jack Monaghan, one of the most beloved Islanders in recent memory, passed away on September 6, 2017. He was 82 years old. Here's a profile by Peter Boody of Jack the Reporter published in 2014. It's said of certain Irish gentlemen that they have the "gift of gab." That phrase, with its notes of blar

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-19 12:00:47

Shelter Island Reporter Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: On August 16, Rob Gorcoff got up at 5:30 a.m., had coffee, played with our dogs, talked with me about baseball, politics and our upcoming vacation. Following the same routine for 25 years, he then headed to work. With our routine, being so very routine, what I expected next was a te

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-19 18:00:15

Supervisor expresses support for Sports East

Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell said he supported Paul Pawlowski's proposal for Sports East and if the ZBA does not allow it to be built at the proposed Mattituck location, he would consider a land swap or help the developer find a new space for it. "I emphatically support it and I also have

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-19 01:41:49

Southeastern Connecticut Towns Prepare for Possible Effects from Jose

Under a Tropical Storm Watch, communities in Southeastern Connecticut are keeping a close eye on Hurricane Jose's path. In Old Saybrook, the police department has a trailer loaded with emergency shelter supplies and palettes of water bottles just in case the town feels the effects of Jose. "We're ce

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-09-19 03:19:37

Local officials prepare for Hurricane Jose, though impact expected to be minor

Forecasting northeast wind gusts of up to 50 miles per hour and as much as 1.5 inches of rain, meteorologist Gary Lessor believes the impact of Hurricane Jose on Southeastern Connecticut will be "not that bad." Still, local municipalities and businesses are taking precautions. As of Monday evening,

THEDAY - 2017-09-18 23:59:59

The Arc New London County receives grant

The Arc New London County recently received $750 from the town of Old Lyme to support its Community Life & Advocacy program for 2017. The Arc New London County recently received $750 from the town of Old Lyme to support its Community Life & Advocacy program for 2017. The program provides recreation,

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-09-18 21:00:00

Hurricane Jose Heading East, Tropical Storm Watch Remains For Shoreline

Recent predictions show Hurricane Jose, still lumbering out in the Atlantic Ocean, is heading east, away from much of coastal Connecticut. However, tropical storm watches remain for the shoreline portions of Fairfield, New Haven, Middlesex and New London counties. In a hurricane statement, the Natio

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-19 10:55:00

Floating Sag Harbor Fixture Leaves Town

Next summer, visitors to Sag Harbor will notice a sizable absence from the local waters: a 196-feet-long, 969-ton absence to be exact. After almost two years on the market, Patrick E. Malloy's motor yacht, Intuition II, a staple Sag Harbor sight that docked at Long Wharf every summer for 18 years, w

27EAST.COM - 2017-09-19 13:59:00

The Work We Do: Ann Welcome, piano teacher

My name is Ann Welcome and I'm a piano teacher in my home in Cutchogue and also the music director for the Mattituck Presbyterian Church. I have given piano lessons since the age of 13, so for over 50 years. People ask if I tire of it and I never do because every student is unique and interesting a

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-18 23:27:30

Enjoying the summer's bounty

Sue and Mike Powers of Niantic had such an abundant crop that they had to build a support structure to tie up their tomato plants. They also grew eggplants and peppers. Kevin DiFilippo of Ledyard grew jalapenos, figs, and these hops climbing up his gutters. Michelle Horan of Salem grows flowers in h

THEDAY - 2017-09-19 15:25:00

The Work We Do: Paola Florez, Peconic Community School

My name is Paola Florez and I am a co-teacher for early childhood. I'm also the Spanish teacher for the entire school, so that would be early childhood through sixth grade, at Peconic Community School. There's no typical day, really. My routine would be, before the children come in, to come into th

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-18 23:00:06

HLA Has Six Guards Selected For 2017 International Surf Challenge

The East End has some of the nation's best lifeguards. Now it's time to see if they have what it takes against the world's best. Six lifeguards from the Hamptons Lifeguard Association have been selected for the United States Lifesaving Association National team, which will compete at the 2017 DHL In

27EAST.COM - 2017-09-19 18:12:00

Caroline Oakland Begins Senior Season In The Water

When most people on the East End think of the name Oakland, they think of the restaurant at the end of Dune Road in Hampton Bays. But at Hampton Bays High School, the name represents more than that. Senior Caroline Oakland, whose family owns the restaurant, named Oakland's, is the school's only com

27EAST.COM - 2017-09-18 21:28:00

Parrish Art Museum Holds Symposium September 22-23 On Water And Climate Change

The Parrish Art Museum will hold a two-day symposium on water and climate change beginning Friday, September 22, to highlight both the artistic and ecological significance of water on the East End and farther afield. The "(Re) Sources: Symposium on Water and Climate Change" events kick off at the mu

27EAST.COM - 2017-09-19 18:05:00

Are we free to speak?

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders pounced on ESPN anchor Jemele Hill's tweet calling President Trump a white supremacist. The tweet, she said, was a "fireable offense." While outrage is surging on all sides, Sanders' intemperate use of her White House podium should not come as a big

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-09-19 11:00:00

After A Bountiful Summer, Bridgehampton School Expands its Agro-Business, Sprouts

Last Friday, a group of six Bridgehampton School students-flanked by a legion of sunflowers on one side and corn stalks on the other-passed around their latest harvest, husk cherries, for a taste test."They taste kind of like green apples," a taster naively said after shedding a paper-thin outer lay

27EAST.COM - 2017-09-19 21:02:00

Year-Long Trestle Replacement Work In East Hampton Will Begin Next Month

The Long Island Rail Road last week unveiled plans for the $19 million replacement of two problematic East Hampton Village trestles-leaving some village residents and officials concerned about the visual impact and disturbances that would come with the project. Engineers from the railroad told the

27EAST.COM - 2017-09-19 21:47:00

East Hampton LIRR Station Will Get Historic, Modern Renovation

The 122-year-old Long Island Rail Road station in East Hampton Village will be getting a major renovation next year, intended to restore the historic look of the building's exterior while modernizing and sprucing up its interior. Railroad planners have been working for more than a year with village

27EAST.COM - 2017-09-19 13:37:00

Shoreline aims to get ahead of the storm

Jose may only brush the shores of eastern Connecticut, according to the latest National Hurricane Center track, but that's not stopping shoreline towns from taking precautions. Town officials in East Lyme said the started planning for Jose over the weekend. They urged people in town to do the same.

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-09-19 14:45:00