Wine tourism on Long Island expected to rise for summer 2017

By Jack Yu and Cosette Nunez Victoria Gunn has branded ice wine The Most Romantic Wine.  The business owner first tasted it seven years ago on a trip to Niagara Falls and fell in love with its sweetness.   “We are bringing in something new and different, we just want to be able to add … Continue reading Wine tourism on Long Island expected to rise for summer 2017

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Riverhead Raceway prepares for 2017 season with inspection sessions

By Jack Yu and Joseph Wolkin Thirty cars lined up like a herd of tigers, ready to be thoroughly examined. They were greeted by a massive statue featuring a red painted and multi-colored feathered war bonnet of a cartoon Native American. Riverhead Raceway is known as one of Long Island’s hot spots for Sunoco gasoline … Continue reading Riverhead Raceway prepares for 2017 season with inspection sessions

Local Burger caters to Christian customers with “Fish Fry Fridays”

By Jack Yu and Daniel Gatta Trade in your double bacon cheeseburger for a fried catfish sandwich. Beginning on March 3, Local Burger in Bayshore implemented “Fish Fry Friday’s,” during which they offer a few different fish entrees in order to provide Catholic customers with non-meat options during Lent.   “We wanted to draw in … Continue reading Local Burger caters to Christian customers with “Fish Fry Fridays”

School bus service provider seizes chance to improve after school bus gets lost for two hours

By Jack Yu Officials at Suffolk Transportation Service, Inc. are seeking a way to better handle multitasking and avoid errors in the future, after a school bus got lost for nearly two hours carrying nine students last Tuesday. “One of the things that we looked at was that in a case there are numbers of … Continue reading School bus service provider seizes chance to improve after school bus gets lost for two hours

An old feeling of skepticism for a new Wahlburgers

By Jack Yu and Brittany Tesoriero Wahlburgers in Port Jefferson Station, a restaurant chain owned by famous brothers Paul, Mark and Donnie Wahlberg, has only been open for two months but is restoring faith in a location that had been home to unsuccessful restaurants. The new restaurant, located at 4837 Nesconset Highway, is the first to … Continue reading An old feeling of skepticism for a new Wahlburgers

Brookhaven Residents Respond Affirmatively to the New Call-out App, Making Snow Removal Efficient In The Town

A new “Call-Out” app shortens the Brookhaven Officials’ response time in face of severe weather, as the app was tested the first time last week and proved efficient with feedbacks from foremen and residents. The Call-Out Application allows vendors receive both text and email about specific tasks from foremen. Vendors provide their phone numbers and … Continue reading Brookhaven Residents Respond Affirmatively to the New Call-out App, Making Snow Removal Efficient In The Town