06/02/19 5:55am

Good Ground Antique Center has been in business for more than 50 years in Hampton Bays. (Credit: Vanessa Gordon)

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Whether you are passionate about antiques or never realized how fascinating and diverse antiquing could be, a visit to Good Ground Antique Center in Hampton Bays should be atop your to-do list this summer. With an extensive collection of treasures from the past — everything from mid-century furnishings to nostalgic memorabilia, there’s a good chance you’ll find several pieces that will grab your attention. (more…)

09/15/16 6:02am
Bucktail lures made by hand by Blue Water Ventures (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Bucktail lures made by hand at Blue Water Ventures in Southold. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Christopher James, the owner of the new Blue Water Ventures, sits at his work table in his Southold business. The sun shines brightly in, warming the entire shop. On his work table, amongst all his equipment, tools and materials, rests a giant cup of coffee.

James is doing exactly what he loves, making fishing lures, or “tying,” as they call it in the business. (more…)

02/03/16 11:33am
(Credit: Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation)

(Credit: Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation)

It was found malnourished and lethargic, but this furry, tired-looking baby seal is now on the mend in Riverhead.

The pup had first been sighted Monday by a passerby on a Hampton Bays beach and was initially monitored by The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation.

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03/28/15 12:41pm
Carly Unger and the lost baby fox. (Credit: Courtesy of Nicholle Donohue)

Carly Unger and the lost baby fox. (Credit: Courtesy of Nicholle Donohue)

Nicholle Donohue and her daughter Carly Unger were driving on Main Road in Jamesport on Wednesday when they spotted a fur baby trotting along the roadside.

Thinking it was a small feral cat fending for itself in the cold, they decided to stop the car and help.

“We thought we saw a kitten walking on the road,” said Donohue, who lives in Mattituck. “So we pulled over and my daughter, being the animal lover and [savior] she is, jumped out and went to save it.” (more…)