Kaitlyn’s father, Joseph, wearing a pink memorial T-shirt, hugs Bill Araneo of Mattituck. (Credit: Greg Zuhoski photos)
Local residents traveled to Sacred Heart University in Connecticut Saturday to attend a memorial event for Kaitlyn Doorhy, who was struck by a car and killed near her sorority house on Aug. 22.
The aspiring attorney from Mattituck was 20 years old.
At Saturday’s event, the H.W. Wilson Foundation gave $100,000 to the university to establish an endowed scholarship in Ms. Doorhy’s memory. The scholarship will be given each year to a junior student from Long Island, according to a press release.
Darius Brew, 15, of Mattituck at the Riverhead Skate Park on Sunday. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo photos)
If you visit the Riverhead Skate Park, chances are you’ll see more scootering than skateboarding.
A memorial bench was dedicated to Dominic Trionfo last summer at Strong’s Marina in Mattituck. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)
John Martinelli of Mattituck has organized a benefit featuring a flag football tournament and family-friendly fall activities to help support a memorial fund in memory of his grandson Dominic Trionfo, who died in a Jet Ski accident in 2012. Dominic was 14.
KK Haspel in 2013 at her farm in Southold. (Credit: Carrie Miller, file)
KK (Kathy Keller) Haspel, owner of The Farm in Southold and a local educator, died Saturday at the age of 63.
Al Edwards talking to his players during his last game as Greenport’s coach. (Credit: Garret Meade, file)
Now that recommendations have been made to dedicate an indoor basketball court to retired coach Al Edwards, Greenport School District officials are looking to develop a policy for naming school facilities. (more…)
Members of the Shoreham-Wading River football team walk out onto the field during Thursday’s vigil. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)
The scoreboard at Shoreham-Wading River High School reflected a 0-0 game with 54 seconds left Thursday afternoon as hundreds of community members stood around the football field.
But there was no game under way. (more…)
Update: The Floyd Memorial Library’s budget passed Tuesday night by a vote of 180 to 21. Broken down by school district, Greenport School District voters approved the budget 136 to 13 and voters in the Oysterponds School District approved the budget 44 to 8.
Residents will go to the polls today to vote on Floyd Memorial Library’s proposed $1.01 million budget that reflects an increase of about $19,000 over the current spending plan.
Mattituck teacher Steve Lavinio, right, and junior Matthew Wells working with AutoCAD. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)
When tech teacher Steve Lavinio arrived at Mattituck High School in 2001, the school had only six computers in its technology lab. But in that tiny room was evidence that the district was ahead of the curve when it came to teaching kids the modern ways of engineering. (more…)
Greenport Superintendent David Gamberg at Monday night’s Board of Education meeting. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)
Greenport School District officials are defending the district’s financial standing after the state reported earlier this month that the district needs to improve its oversight of the budget process. (more…)
Bob Syron, CEO of Peconic Landing, speaks at a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)
Peconic Landing and the Greenport Fire District put the finishing touches on a new emergency services agreement Monday to address the impact the lifecare community’s expansion will have on the local fire department. (more…)