By ALEX VEIGA, AP Business Writer Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes ticked higher in October, marking their strongest annual pace since January even as competition for relatively few properties on the market pushed prices higher. Existing homes sales rose 0.8{3e92bdb61ecc35f2999ee2a63f1e687c788772421b16b0136989bbb6b4e89b73} last month from September to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate […]

Valerie Cichanowicz, proprietor of Chick’s Southold Agway, explained ordering stock has come to be practically a full-time task. (Credit score: Brianne Ledda) As the country struggles with international provide chain disruptions, North Fork corporations of all sorts are battling to stock their shelves. Glass jars. Birdseed. RV antifreeze. Attire. Inventory […]