Mastic Beach residents voted Wednesday to dissolve their fledgling village just six years after they voted to incorporate—making it the third shortest-lived village in recent New York State history, records show.
There are currently more than 90 combined vineyards and wineries on Long Island. The North Fork has especially swelled with grape-growing farms, alone boasting more than two-dozen wineries. Aside from producing nationally recognized wines, these Long Island wineries have become prime destinations for visitors attracted to relaxing weekends at rustic, vaulted-ceiling tasting rooms or vibrant outdoor spaces with views of seemingly endless fields of grape vines.
David Osiecki is accused of setting fire to a Patchogue bar and a Bridgehampton mansion.