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Press of Manorville and the Moriches folds

Citing a “deep and enduring recession” that has “crippled” local businesses it has depended on for advertising, the The Press of Manorville and the Moriches, a weekly newspaper serving southeastern Brookhaven, is folding. Its last edition will be Dec. 3, Publisher Joe Louchheim said in a note to readers.

The paper, part of the The Press News Group, which includes The Southampton Press and The East Hampton Press, had been around for eight years.

Louchheim’s said readers will be able to get coverage of the Eastport South Manor School District in the Southampton Press Western Edition.