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Grant Parpan

Grant Parpan is the executive editor for Times/Review Newsgroup.

04/13/14 8:40am
This is the spot where we want to meet you at 12:30 p.m. Sunday. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder file)

This is the spot where we want to meet you at 12:30 p.m. Sunday. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder file)

If you live or work in Greenport, we’ll see you at 12:30 p.m. in Mitchell Park.

The Suffolk Times is attempting to gather as many Porters as possible for a “people of Greenport” photo that will appear on the cover of the April 17 issue, which has been dubbed The Greenport Issue.  (more…)

04/09/14 4:07pm
This is the spot where we want to meet you at 12:30 p.m. Sunday. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder file)

This is the spot where we want to meet you at 12:30 p.m. Sunday. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder file)

If you live or work in Greenport, we’ll see you Sunday, April 13 at Mitchell Park.

The Suffolk Times is attempting to gather as many Porters as possible for a “people of Greenport” photo that will appear on the cover of the April 17 issue, which has been dubbed The Greenport Issue.  (more…)

03/09/14 7:00am
Cindy Clifford (from left), Diane Tucci, Debbie Slevin and Megan Heckman sharing a piece of apple crumble pie at the Riverhead Diner and Grill before ordering their breakfast Monday morning. (Barbaraellen Koch Photo)

Cindy Clifford (from left) and Diane Tucci of Riverhead, Debbie Slevin of Hampton Bays and Megan Heckman of Eastport came up with the idea for the Apron Strings Project while having breakfast one morning in Riverhead. (Barbaraellen Koch Photo)

The team of East End women behind the very unique Apron Strings Project will host auditions for the production March 21-22 in Riverhead. (more…)

03/04/14 5:28pm
The Indians held no celebration after the game Tuesday. Instead, they were all business, briefly posing for a picture before turning their attentions to Saturday's regional final. (Credit: Grant Parpan).

The Indians held no celebration after the game Tuesday. Instead, they were all business, briefly posing for a picture before turning their attentions to Saturday’s regional final. (Credit: Grant Parpan).

Up two flights of stairs in an arena that seats more than 4,300, there was the Shelter Island boys basketball team Tuesday, huddled up outside its locker room.

A team with just nine players in uniform, from a school that had never before won a Suffolk County Championship, the realization was just setting in for the Indians that they are now one win away from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s biggest stage.

“We’re 32 minutes from Glens Falls,” shouted assistant coach Jim Colligan. “Thirty-two minutes.”

The bus ride to get to the game in White Plains was longer than any before. The Westchester County Center was a larger venue than they’d seen in the past. And yet the Indians came out as strong as ever, posting a 63-35 blowout win over Section I champion Clark Academy of Dobbs Ferry, New York, in the Class D regional semifinals.  (more…)

03/04/14 4:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ FILE PHOTO | Nathan Mundy going strong to the hoop.

Nathan Mundy going strong to the hoop. (Credit: Beverlea Walz, file)

Update: Shelter Island leads Clark Academy 36-21 at halftime in the Class D regional semifinals. Click here for more.

Original post: The Shelter Island boys basketball team looks to extend its dream season today when it travels to Westchester for a Class D regional semifinal matchup with Section I champion Clark Academy of Dobbs Ferry.  (more…)