03/12/18 6:10am

Cliff Saunders III pulls up a seat at the bar of Cliff’s Elbow Room on Main Road in Jamesport. (Credit: David Benthal)

Cliff Saunders still remembers heading to work for the first time.

He had no job interview, so there wasn’t that moment of hastily pressing his shirt just before running out the door to meet his future employer. He wasn’t even given a heads up when it was time to start on the job, so he didn’t suffer an evening tossing and turning with anxiety before his first day. (more…)

02/05/16 3:05pm
The 24-foot video wall at Smitty's All-American Grill in Riverhead during the World Cup final this summer. The bar is one of many on the North Fork with great Super Bowl specials this week. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)

The 24-foot video wall at Smitty’s All-American Grill in Riverhead during the 2014 World Cup. The bar is one of many on the North Fork with great Super Bowl specials this weekend. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister, file)

Root for the Denver Broncos or Carolina Panthers right here on the North Fork with other football fans this Sunday.

Here’s a rundown of some of the best places to watch the Super Bowl, along with the number of TVs at each location and some of their specials. Kick-off is 6:30 p.m. 

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07/22/15 10:53am
A charging station at the Tanger Outlet Center. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

A charging station at the Tanger Outlet Center. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

The summer season brings more traffic and that means a wider variety of cars on the North Fork — but not all that require gasoline as a fuel source.

Electric cars still make up a tiny percent of the market, but there were 740,000 on the road worldwide in 2014, 290,000 in the U.S. alone. That’s up from under a 100,000 in 2012, according to German research firm The Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research.

So if you’re in the market for an e-ride, it’s probably a good idea to know where the local public charging stations are. (more…)