03/20/17 6:00am

Zebediah Berliner can “sing” entire songs without uttering a word.

He’s so good at it that next month he’ll perform two songs at a Good Friday concert at Mattituck Presbyterian Church. But instead of singing along like everyone else, Zebediah will stand at the side of the stage and sign the songs. READ

03/19/17 5:59am

In 1917 the first Pulitzer Prizes were awarded, the United States got involved in World War I and the University of Oregon defeated the University of Pennsylvania in the third annual Rose Bowl.

It was also the year five residents at the Greenport retirement community Peconic Landing — Charles Slama, Edwin Masback, Genevieve Leskody, Sally Haupt and Helen White — were born, making this the year they’ll all celebrate their 100th birthdays.

Although today they are all neighbors, their lives have gone in different directions in the past century. READ

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03/13/17 5:55am

The auditorium at Southold High School was filled with energy Friday afternoon, with students wielding muskets and belting out songs like “One Day More.”

A well-known tune from “Les Misérables,” the seventh- to 12th-graders were preparing for their upcoming rendition of the famous musical, considered to be one of the most difficult productions to perform — especially for young actors.


02/28/17 6:00am

Southold Historical Society

Those with deep connections to Southold can now have their memories preserved by the town.

The Southold Historical Society is asking those who have notable local historical connections — such as belonging to a founding family, serving in a war or participating in the early days of North Fork winemaking — to meet with director Karen Lund Rooney and share their stories.


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02/27/17 6:00am


Helen Finnigan has dedicated her life to volunteering.

While splitting her time between Connecticut and New York City more than a decade ago, she worked in men’s and women’s prisons, teaching decision-making skills to inmates. She also spent two years in Hong Kong working as a consultant for a Manhattan financial company and found time to volunteer there on her days off. READ