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Husband & Wife in Motorcycle Crash, Wife Airlifted to Hospital

Suffolk County Police Seventh Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that injured a motorcyclist and seriously injured a passenger last night. Justino Lopez was operating a Kawasaki motorcycle with his wife as a passenger, heading northbound on Titmus Drive, when he lost control of the motorcycle near Ardmour Drive and crashed at 9:54 p.m.
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Wife Airlifted, Husband Injured After Single-Vehicle Mastic Crash

A husband and wife were both injured in a single-vehicle crash overnight on Long Island. It happened around 9:55 p.m. Friday, June 24 in Mastic. Justino Lopez, age 43, of Mastic, was operating a Kawasaki motorcycle with his wife as a passenger, heading northbound on Titmus Drive, when the vehicle crashed near Ardmour Drive, Suffolk County Police said.
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27-Year-Old Airlifted After Two-Vehicle Lindenhurst Crash

Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash on the Sunrise Highway that left one person seriously injured overnight. It happened at 11:45 p.m. Friday, June 24 in Lindenhurst. John Krug, age 27, of Lindenhurst, was operating a 2000 Harley Davidson motorcycle westbound about a half-mile east of Exit 37, when he struck the attenuator attached to the rear of a 2014 Hino flatbed truck, Suffolk County Police said.

Wanted for Lake Grove petit larceny

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fourth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who allegedly stole merchandise from LL Bean, located at the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove, on June 6 at approximately 1:20 p.m. Suffolk County...

Dine at these South Fork restaurants with beautiful water views

Inn Spot on the Bay in Hampton Bays (Credit: Lee Meyer) The South Fork’s waters are beautiful and vast. These restaurants offer unique and eclectic cuisine, with stunning vista views. Bird on the Roof. 47 South Elmwood Avenue, Montauk. Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Bird on the Roof is run...

Bay Shore’s Fire Island Ferries increase fare prices

Fire Island Ferries, Inc. — the ferry service out of Bay Shore Marina — recently announced a rise in all ferry, freight, and water taxi fares beginning June 25. The service includes trips between Bay Shore and the following areas in Fire Island: Kismet, Saltaire, Fair Harbor, Dunewood, Atlantique, Ocean Beach, Seaview and Ocean Bay Park.

Ocean Beach By Joey Macellaro

A festive and well attended surprise party was held at the Landing on June 11 in celebration of Edith Charlton’s 90th birthday. Edith is a former president of the Ocean Beach Association and a friend to many in our community. Among the guests were Debbie Alter, Shirley Cohen, and Diane Wolfe, all of whom have been friends for over 60 years.

It’s About to Get Harder to Fly to Disney World From These 4 Cities

It’s no secret that it’s getting harder to travel. The price of gas continues to fluctuate and airlines are frequently canceling and delaying flights. JetBlue has already announced that they would be cancelling many flights this summer, and now an airline has made the decision to stop service to some cities.

Inside a wine blending session at Riverhead’s RGNY

Immerse yourself in winemaking by learning how to blend a bottle of red at RGNY in Riverhead. (Credit: David Benthal) Ask any vintner on the North Fork — or really, any region grapes are grown — about what makes a great wine and they’ll likely gaze out, gesture toward the vines and opine some iteration of ‘great wine starts in the vineyard.’

American Airlines will cut four regional cities from its network

American Airlines on Sept. 7 will cut four regional airports from its route network: Long Island MacArthur (Islip) and Ithaca in New York; Dubuque, Iowa; and Toledo, Ohio. American said it made the cuts because of the pilot shortage impacting the U.S. airline industry. The carrier says 100 of its American Eagle-branded regional jets are grounded due to the pilot shortage.

The Preston House & Hotel Welcomes New Executive Chef Dmytro Guydash

Get our Hamptons Insider newsletters delivered direct to you. Summer in Riverhead is about to get even better. The Preston House & Hotel has promoted its Sous Chef, Dmytro Guydash, to Executive Chef after a year at its Preston House Restaurant. Originally from Ukraine, Guydash specializes in European cuisine and has worked in Long Island favorites like Lulu Kitchen in Sag Harbor and Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton.

Staffing Shortages Cause American Airlines to Drop 4 U.S. Cities from Service

If you’re getting ready to pack your bags and head out on your summer vacation, you’re certainly not alone. The travel industry has seen a massive surge lately, caused in part by “revenge travel.” Throughout the world, people were forced to postpone or cancel trips altogether due to the global pandemic. Now that COVID-19 restrictions are being lifted across the U.S. and internationally, travelers are eager to get out. But, staffing shortages have been plaguing the airline industry — and one airline is dropping service to four U.S. cities because of it.

Tapping Into A New Trend: Breweries Are Popping Up Everywhere

For decades, wine tasting has been a big part of the tourism economy on the East End, on both forks but particularly on the North Fork. While wineries remain popular destinations for tourists and locals alike, another kind of alcoholic beverage has been receiving the same esteemed treatment in recent years.

American Airlines Ending Service To Two Cities In New York

The country is currently dealing with a shortage of pilots. Because of that, some major airlines are having to cut service to some cities. It's strange how there are so many shortages these days and most of them can be traced back to the pandemic. In the instance of pilots, when the country went into lockdown, people were obviously traveling less. It was a lot less. Sometimes flights were taking off with just a handful of people on them. Obviously, when there aren't as many tickets being purchased, fewer flights can take off. If there are fewer flights, there's not as much work to go around. Airlines began to cut back on staff to save money. They offered many pilots packages to retire early.