Articles by

Katharine Schroeder

02/14/15 4:00pm
Firefighters march in Saturday's parade in Greenport. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Firefighters march in Saturday’s parade in Greenport. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Greenport Fire Department held its 170th Washington’s Birthday parade downtown on Saturday afternoon.

As flurries began to fall and the weather turned bitter cold, volunteers from fire departments all over Long Island made their way up Front Street to the cheers of onlookers. (more…)

(Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Ryan Zlatniski, as Conrad Birdie, is swarmed by admiring teenagers in Mattituck Musical Theater Company’s production of ‘Bye Bye Birdie.’ (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

The satirical musical “Bye Bye Birdie” will be presented by the Mattituck Musical Theater Company Thursday to Saturday, Feb. 5 to 7, in the Mattituck High School auditorium. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m.  (more…)

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.