After three generations, Gail Boyd and her brother, Wayne, are finally able to memorialize their great-grandparents’ gravesite.
The siblings had long known that Louisa Elizabeth Hunter and George Anderson Brazier Sr., both of Native American ancestry, were buried at Mattituck Presbyterian Church. They died two years apart, in 1920 and 1922, respectively. Ms. Boyd said her grandmother and mother had both tried to get a headstone placed there, but had been discouraged by the church. READ
Town & Country Real Estate has a new location in the heart of Greenport.
Real estate agents along with members of the community celebrated the grand opening of the newly renovated Front Street office Wednesday evening. READ
A new predator from across the globe may soon find its way to the East End.
A recently discovered tick species native to eastern Asia known as the longhorned tick was found at multiple sites in Westchester County and health officials are urging New Yorkers to be vigilant. READ
While working on a project recently at the Old Cutchogue Burying Ground, 16-year-old Boy Scout Joe DePinto discovered a buried headstone marking the graves of two African-American children. READ
The Southold Historical Society is presenting “Clink! A Toast to Long Island Wine,” a visual essay exhibition of the history of wine on Long Island.
The historical society took a unique crowdsourcing approach to curate the exhibit. Members of the community and the wine industry were asked to donate or loan artifacts that showcased the beginnings and growth of North Fork vineyards. READ
Four centuries after explorer Adriaen Block sailed the East River into Long Island Sound, mapping the area and discovering that Manhattan and Long Island are separate islands, Greenport documentarian Thomas Halaczinsky has retraced the journey.
He explored about 70 islands in his travels from New York Harbor to Fishers Island Sound aboard his sailboat, Sojourn, and documented the experience for his new book, “Archipelago New York.” READ
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced the launch of a new website Thursday designed to inspire the community to support local and independent businesses throughout the county. READ
In 2016, Southold native Samantha Hokanson left the bright lights of New York to begin a journey across the globe.
She had never been to Cambodia. She didn’t speak the language and didn’t know the people she would live with in Svay Rieng Province, the southeasternmost province in the nation that borders Vietnam. READ
This North Fork local is finally living her dream.
Ann Burger, who records under the name Ann Paul, has recorded two CDs, a blend of pop, folk, and rock, and is working on her third. READ
The Old-Fashioned Street Fair in Mattituck is on the move this summer — just around the block.
This weekend’s 41st annual fair will take place on Old Sound Avenue instead of Love Lane and Pike Street. READ