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1803 Southold Church Receives Sacred Sites Grant

SOUTHOLD, NY — A church in Southold that dates back to 1803 has received grant funding to help usher the iconic structure into the future. The New York Landmarks Conservancy has announced 16 "Sacred Sites" grants, totaling $241,500, awarded to historic religious properties throughout New York State,


Wanted: Police Looking for 4 Women Who Stole from Walmart

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fourth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking help to locate the women who stole merchandise from a Commack store in November.


Retired Suffolk County Lieutenant Accused of Hit-And-Run Involving Nassau Cop

A retired Suffolk County lieutenant is accused of running over a Nassau County officer in a hit-and-run incident that took place last week. Among the charges William Hasper, 52, faces are assault with intent to cause physical injury to an officer in the second degree, leaving the scene of an inciden


Whoa! Balloons Lost in Kentucky Land in Upstate New York

We've all wondered whatever happened to that balloon that slipped out of our hand and floated away when we were young. Did it just keep floating till it got to space? No. However, an unlikely story involving some escaped balloons has left one Kentucky floral shop in shock. And they just might have l


Potential trustees to face off in contested Village election

Five Greenport Village residents will duke it out for two open trustee positions on the Village Board this year. Last month, Lily Dougherty-Johnson and Cindy Pease Roe both announced plans to run for village trustee. After incumbent Doug Roberts announced he wouldn’t seeking re-election, two others


Suffolk County wants the public's input on legalizing recreational marijuana

Should the recreational use of marijuana be legalized in Suffolk County?. That is the topic of discussion of an upcoming public hearing at the Suffolk County Legislature on Monday, Feb. 25.


Sag Harbor's 'HarborfFost' Unfolds Saturday

SAG HARBOR, NY — One of the East End's most beloved winter events kicks off Saturday in Sag Harbor, as HarborFrost is set to delight. "HarborFrost: Fire And Ice" takes place Saturday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 1 Long Wharf.


Pindar Vineyards: New vines, new winemaker, but back to its roots

As it prepares to mark its 40th year as a Long Island wine pioneer, Pindar Vineyards of Peconic is making changes to improve its wines and return to its roots after the loss in recent years of two family icons.


Kneeland Reaches Career Milestone, Helps Advance Pierson Girls Basketball To Small Schools Championship

It was as if Pierson would seemingly coast to a victory and everything would have worked out perfectly. It's called a rivalry for a reason, though, and Mattituck wasn't going to face its third loss of the season lying down.


Supervisor Schedules State Of Town Address

SOUTHOLD, NY — Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell is slated to present his annual State of the Town address. The event will take place on Wednesday, March 6 at 6 p.m. in the Town Hall meeting room.


New York State May Not Be Done With Amazon

There could be another chapter in the Amazon story for New York, even if the setting isn’t Queens or even any other borough but rather somewhere else in the state, Newsday reports.


Beautiful Sag Harbor Home Was Never the Summer White House

20 Union Street, Sag Harbor, is a beautiful, historic home, no doubt about it, especially since it's been given a makeover for the 21st century by one of our favorite designers, Steven Gambrel. But as sticklers for historical accuracy, we feel compelled to point out that the claim that the place was


Husband Dies, Wife Hospitalized in Apparent Carbon Monoxide Incident on Long Island: Police

Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man in a Suffolk County residence due to apparent carbon monoxide poisoning, police say. Cops were called to the residence on Scott Drive in Melville, Long Island, around 8:30 a.m. Thursday for a report a couple feeling ill.


Folds, Alert help C-GCC edge Adirondack

GREENPORT -- In a game that featured 13 lead changes in the second half alone, it all came down to clutch free throws by a pair of former Hudson High standouts that proved to be the difference in Columbia-Greene Community College's 87-83 victory over SUNY-Adirondack on Thursday.


Tanker truck crash, fuel spill shuts down New Jersey highway

MARLBORO, New Jersey (WABC) -- A tanker truck crash and fuel spill has completely shut down a New Jersey highway Friday morning. The crash involved more than one truck and happened just before 10 a.m. on Route 9 at CR 520/Robertsville Road in Marlboro.


Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Being Charged With Soliciting Prostitute

Police in Florida are charging New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution, saying they have videotape of him paying for a sex act inside an illicit massage parlor.


Riverhead, NYPD communities say goodbye to Det. Brian Simonsen

NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen was remembered as a hero at memorial services in Hampton Bays this week. Reporter Tim Gannon and executive editor Steve Wick share their thoughts on the services and the incident that claimed the live of the Calverton resident in the latest episode of the Times Review Media


DEC officers deny targeting Shinnecock in eel fishing case

Two state enforcement officers who in 2017 ticketed a Shinnecock Indian Nation member for illegal eel possession denied in court Thursday that they were targeting tribal members in a sting operation even though they received an email from their boss alerting them to “Shinnecock and glass eels.”


Long Island sex-trafficking victim shares her story 6 months after her escape

LONG ISLAND, NY — Six months ago, a sex-trafficking victim made a run for it after over six years of being tortured and sold for sex. Marie, who's now in her 20s, was fed crack every night. PIX11 is concealing her identity for safety reasons.


CNN’s Chris Cuomo puts his shingled Southampton home on the market for $2.9M

The Southampton home of CNN anchor Chris Cuomo and Cristina Cuomo, the founder and editor-in-chief of the wellness magazine Purist, has just come on the market for $2.9 million, reports the New York Post.