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  1. Program to help young farmers on LI to take applications in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Newsday

    A new program designed to help young farmers purchase new equipment will begin taking applications in April, officials said Monday. The Farmers of the Future initiative seeks to boost farming on Long Island, particularly in Suffolk County, where the average age of farmers is the mid-50s.

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  2. Joan Gay Kent dies; former North Hempstead historian was 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Newsday

    Former North Hempstead historian Joan Kent, shown in this undated photo, died after a long illness. Photo Credit: Kent family Joan Gay Kent, a former North Hempstead historian, was dedicated to preserving the past in Sands Point and Port Washington.

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  3. Suffolk legislator wants study on warming of LI SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Newsday

    A Suffolk lawmaker wants to know whether a Connecticut nuclear plant is warming the Long Island Sound and changing its ecology by discharging billions of gallons of heated water a day. Legis.

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  4. Hang on! Spring is but a month awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Newsday

    A plow works its way on Route 48 in Peconic during the snowstorm, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Photo Credit: Randee Daddona That's not to downplay what we Long Islanders have been going through.

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  5. A fertile idea to preserve East End farmlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Newsday

    An ingenious effort to protect East End farmland and ensure that it continues to be cultivated has borne its first fruit. The Peconic Land Trust, in a unique partnership with Southampton Town, has sold 19 acres in Water Mill to a 22-year-old third-generation farmer from that community.

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  6. East End farmer, 22, buys 19 acres from nonprofitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Newsday

    An East End farmer has purchased 19 acres in Water Mill that was preserved under a novel farmland-conservation program last year. Hank Kraszewski III, 22, a third-generation farmer from Water Mill, purchased the land on Head of Pond Road from the nonprofit Peconic Land Trust for $497,000 on Dec. 23. An East End farmer has purchased 19 acres in Water Mill that was preserved under a novel farmland-conservation program last year.

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  7. Southold supervisor warns PSEG to not resurrect failed energy cable projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Newsday

    Southold Supervisor, Scott Russell, earned $91,991.90 in 2013. Russell has been the town supervisor since first being elected in 2005.

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  8. Cops: Man rescued from Riverhead apartment fire after 7-year-old calls 911Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | Newsday

    Police and volunteers from the Riverhead Fire Department respond to the scene of a fire on Middle Road in Riverhead where responders from the Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance helped the victim who was found unconscious on the floor of his burning apartment. Photo Credit: Stringer News Service Police and volunteers from the Riverhead Fire Department respond to the scene of a fire on Middle Road in Riverhead where responders from the Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance helped the victim who was found unconscious on the floor of his burning apartment.

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  9. Cops: Man rescued from Riverhead apartment fire after 7-year-old calls 911Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | Newsday

    A 30-year-old Riverhead man was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of burns and smoke inhalation after police said a 7-year-old neighbor reported a fire late Thursday -- and first responders found the victim unconscious on the floor of his burning apartment. A 30-year-old Riverhead man was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of burns and smoke inhalation after police said a 7-year-old neighbor reported a fire late Thursday -- and first responders found the victim unconscious on the floor of his burning apartment.

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  10. Suffolk County gets its goatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Newsday

    David Smith, from Niwot, Colo., walks his award-winning goat back to the pen after claiming the grand champion title at at the Weld County Fair on July 23, 2014, in Greeley, Colo. Photo Credit: AP / The Greeley Tribune, Joshua Polson Surprised? Shouldn't be.

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  11. Wine tasting this winter on the East EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Newsday

    David Page, vintner at Shinn Estate Vineyard in Mattituck, samples a merlot as he prepares for an event called Wine Futures, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. Photo Credit: Randee Daddona David Page, vintner at Shinn Estate Vineyard in Mattituck, samples a merlot as he prepares for an event called Wine Futures, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015.

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  12. A golf-course innovation that hits the greenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Newsday

    The Indian Island Golf Course in Riverhead is a favorite among locals and tourists, and is a pride among Riverhead citizens. It's located near the Stoneleigh Woods 55 and over community.

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  13. Historic Claudio's complex in Greenport up for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Newsday

    Claudio's, Greenport's iconic waterfront restaurant, is for sale. Bill Claudio, whose family has owned the business since its founding in 1870, said that the current owners - his wife, sisters and brother-in-law - are "getting a little long in the tooth" and that their children "have been so successful in other businesses that that they are not interested in running the restaurant."

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  14. Our 5 favorite hotel restaurants in New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Newsday

    Hotel restaurants have come a long way, baby, and they're not just for navigationally challenged tourists anymore. Propelled by artisanal menus, creative cocktail lists and celebrated chefs, New York City is arguably at the forefront of the nouveau hotel restaurant movement, from stars like The Standard's Narcissa to Charlie Palmer's forthcoming restaurant at the Knickerbocker.

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  15. SUNY Board of Trustees unanimously approves Stony Brook University...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Newsday

    The SUNY Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a long-awaited merger of Stony Brook University Hospital and Southampton Hospital. Dr. Samuel Stanley, president of Stony Brook University, told the 18-member board in Albany that he believed the affiliation would be a "win-win" for both hospitals.

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  16. SUNY committee gives unanimous OK to LI hospitals' mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Newsday

    A SUNY trustees committee voted unanimously Monday to approve the long-planned merger of Stony Brook University Hospital and Southampton Hospital. The full 18-member SUNY board is expected to vote on the deal Tuesday in Albany.

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  17. Treated wastewater to be used on Indian Island Golf Course in RiverheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Newsday

    Suffolk County officials plan to use treated wastewater from a Riverhead sewage plant to water the county-owned Indian Island Golf Course. County officials announced the program Thursday, saying it will conserve water and reduce the flow of nitrogen into the Peconic Estuary.

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  18. Jesse R. Goodale II dead, co-founder of Riverhead Building Supply was 97Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | Newsday

    Photo of Jesse R. Goodale II, 97, of Riverhead, died of natural causes on Dec. 20, 2014 in his home. This photo was taken in the late 1980s by Goodale's daughter, Carol Cambi, of Riverhead.

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  19. John Costello pleads not guilty to DWI in accident that killed Peconic manRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Newsday

    A Greenport man pleaded not guilty to driving while intoxicated in an accident that killed a Peconic man on Dec. 6. Police said Costello was drunk when he drove his truck into oncoming traffic in Greenport and struck another vehicle, killing passenger Miguel Bartolone, 34. A Greenport man pleaded not guilty to driving while intoxicated in an accident that killed a Peconic man on Dec. 6. Police said Costello was drunk when he drove his truck into oncoming traffic in Greenport and struck another vehicle, killing passenger Miguel Bartolone, 34. Costello was driving a 2008 Chevy pickup truck east on Route 25 about 6:54 p.m. Saturday when he crossed into the westbound lane, police said.

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  20. Police hold anti-gang forum in Southhold, pledge increased patrolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Newsday

    Joe McCarthy and his daughter Anna, 9, of Southold, attend a public meeting on gang activity at Southold Town Recreation Center in Peconic. Photo Credit: Randee Daddona Joe McCarthy and his daughter Anna, 9, of Southold, attend a public meeting on gang activity at Southold Town Recreation Center in Peconic.

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