11/18/17 6:00am

This Thanksgiving, volunteers will dedicate their time to making sure everyone on the North Fork has somewhere to spend the holiday.

Members of First Universalist Church of Southold will be serving lunch around 1 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Southold, continuing a tradition that dates back about 30 years.

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11/17/17 6:00am
11/17/2017 6:00 AM

It was the place to go on Friday nights and Sunday afternoons to skate and meet up with friends. It was a spot for firemen’s dances, birthdays, weddings, concerts and New Year’s Eve parties.

The Greenport American Legion has been out of commission for more than a decade, but efforts to restore the building and re-establish its role as community hub are ongoing.

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11/13/17 10:49am
11/13/2017 10:49 AM

In his eyes, the gift is merely a loan.

Surrounded by friends and family Sunday afternoon inside the Greenport Fire Department, Bob Jester fought back tears after being surprised with a red handicap-accessible minivan that had been purchased for him through donations collected throughout the community. READ

11/06/17 6:00am
11/06/2017 6:00 AM

After commissioner and ex-chief Andrew “Drew” McCaffery of the Cutchogue Fire Department died Aug. 12 at 41, his family wanted to find a way to honor his memory by raising money for some of his favorite charities. He was best known in his community for lending a helping hand whenever needed.

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