Articles by

Katharine Schroeder

01/19/15 4:53pm
Darlene Shelby, 4, and Jonah Conologue, 7, getting dessert ready for a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration in Greenport. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder photos)

Darlene Shelby, 4, and Jonah Conologue, 7, getting dessert ready for a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration in Greenport. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder photos)

A celebration honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was held Monday at the Clinton Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in Greenport.

Volunteers served community members free dinners with all the fixings and an assortment of desserts.

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12/20/14 4:00pm
A group of children wait for Santa's arrival at Brecknock Hall in Greenport. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder photos)

A group of children waiting for Santa’s arrival on Friday in Greenport. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder photos)

Peconic Landing and the Brecknock Hall Foundation held a holiday celebration on Friday at Brecknock Hall in Greenport.

Children waited for Santa’s arrival after they decorated gingerbread cookies and enjoyed carols sung by Greenport School District’s a cappella choral group.

After Santa made his entrance, he sat with the group of children and read Clement C. Moore’s classic “A Visit from St. Nicholas.”

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11/29/14 9:00am
Savanna Smith, 9, of Southold decorates the tree in the Bay View Schoolhouse.

Savanna Smith, 9, of Southold decorates the tree in the Bay View Schoolhouse.

The Southold Historical Society held its annual Candlelight Tour and tree lighting on the museum grounds in Southold Friday afternoon.

All museum buildings were open and visitors enjoyed demonstrations, decorations, and live music.  Santa stopped by for a visit and at 5:00 the Christmas tree was lit for the season.

Click through to see photos from Friday night’s event:

Photos by Katharine Schroeder.

Nineteen-month-old Maeve Flatley of Mattituck holds on tightly to the "North Pole."

Nineteen-month-old Maeve Flatley of Mattituck holds on tightly to the “North Pole.”

Museum trustee Joel Reitman.

Museum trustee Joel Reitman.

Matthew Goldberg, 9, and brother Daniel, 3,, of Merrick take a ride on a Christmas tractor.

Matthew Goldberg, 9, and brother Daniel, 3,, of Merrick take a ride on a Christmas tractor.

Three-year-old Evan Ford of Southold tells Santa all his Christmas wishes.

Three-year-old Evan Ford of Southold tells Santa all his Christmas wishes.

11/20/14 6:00am
Southold Elementary School students rehearse 'Aladdin Kids.' (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Southold Elementary School students rehearse ‘Aladdin Kids.’ (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

The Southold Elementary Drama Club will be presenting its musical production of Disney’s “Aladdin Kids” on Friday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 22, at 3 p.m. in the district auditorium.

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